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Rashid Zaheer Syed, M.D., is a transplant hepatologist with board certification in internal medicine and gastroenterology. After graduating from Aga Khan University Medical College, Dr. Syed completed his internal medicine residency at Westchester Medical Center where he served as the Administrative Chief Resident and earned the Best Overall Resident Award. Dr. Syed then completed a hepatology and transplant hepatology fellowship at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Most recently, he was a fellow in gastroenterology at the Oschsner Medical Center in New Orleans.
Dr. Syed's clinical interests include liver transplantation, alcohol-related liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, auto-immune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and cirrhosis.
Throughout his medical career, Dr. Syed has been actively involved in research. His most recent research involved assessing success of liver transplant in patients with combination of end-stage liver disease and severe valvular heart disease.
He is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.