Hashem B. El-Serag, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Hashem B. El-Serag, M.D., M.P.H. Photo

Positions

Professor
Medicine-Gastroenterology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

GI Section Chief (2007-2016)
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston, Texas

Director
Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center
Houston, Texas

Editor in Chief (2012-2017)
Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Journal

Chair and Professor
Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Addresses

Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus (Office)
7200 Cambridge St., 8th Floor, Suite 8B
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-0950
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Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus (Clinic)
7200 Cambridge St., 8th Floor, Suite 8B
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-0950
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Certifications

  • Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Gastroenterology American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MPH from University of New Mexico
    01/1998 - Albuquerque, NM United States
  • Fellowship at University of New Mexico
    06/1997 - Albuquerque, NM United States

    Gastroenterology

  • Internship at St. Michael's Medical Center
    06/1993 - Newark, NJ United States
  • Residency at Greenwich Hospital/Yale University
    06/1995 - Greenwich United States

    Internal Medicine

  • MD from Al-Arab Medical University
    01/1991 - Benghazi Libya

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Male

Presentations

How to Give a "Killer" Grand Rounds Presentation
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
August 2, 2018

Scientific Writing - Nuts and Bolts
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
August 29, 2019

Professional Statement

Message from the Chair The Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine is the largest adult practice department at Baylor College of Medicine, with more than 560 full-time and 380 volunteer faculty members, 228 medical residents, 157 subspecialty trainees, 41 post-doctoral research fellows, 11 graduate students, and a staff of nearly 351, working in 14 departmental sections, 3 clinic centers and 7 research centers. We provide a full spectrum of high-quality primary and subspecialty healthcare at the Baylor Clinic, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, and our affiliate hospitals, including Ben Taub Hospital, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Texas Children's Pavilion for Women. Our departmental research initiatives span the continuum of biomedical research from basic to clinical and attract $48M in total extramural funding, including nearly $35M from the NIH and other federal sources. Our mission is to lead the discovery of new knowledge to advance the medicine of tomorrow, educate the leaders of Internal Medicine, and provide compassionate care of the highest quality to our patients, while promoting healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.

Professional Achievements

  • That's the way!
    06/2016 - BCM

  • “World Most Influential Scientific Minds, 2014” in the area of Clinical Medicine by Thompson Reuter
    2014

  • American Clinical and Climatological Association (ACCA)
    2013

  • Member, Association American Physicians (AAP)
    2013

  • Texas Super Doctors
    2011, 2013, 2015

  • Blue Faery Award for Excellence in Liver Cancer Research
    2011

  • Charles Mörtel Lecture, International Cancer Society
    2010

  • Best Doctors in America®
    2009-2015

  • Houston's Best Doctors
    2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015

  • American Society for Clinical Investigators (ASCI)
    2008

  • The American College of Gastroenterology Research Award
    2006

  • The American Gastroenterological Association's Master's Award in Clinical Research
    2006

  • John M. Eisenberg Memorial Lectureship on Therapeutics Research
    2003

  • The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Research Award
    2003

  • The American Gastroenterological Association's representative to the Japan AGA/GRG Symposium
    2003

  • Gastroenterology Research Group (GRG) Young Clinical Investigator Award
    2002

  • The American Digestive Health Foundation Research Award
    2001

  • The American College of Gastroenterology Research Award
    2001

  • Department of Veterans Affairs “Special Contribution Award” for published research on hepatocellular carcinoma
    1999

  • Research mentor Award, University of New Mexico
    1999

  • The “Medical University Award”
    1985-1990

  • The American Clinical and Climatological Association (AAP)
    2013

Professional Interests

  • Barrett's esophagus

  • Dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Viral hepatitis

  • Chronic liver disease

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Screening and surveillance of GI and liver cancers

  • Epidemiology and outcomes of digestive disorders

  • Colonoscopy and Upper Endoscopy

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Fatty Liver