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Patrick J. Amar, MD

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Telephone: 
(954) 928-1778
Fax: 
(954) 771-1402
Languages: 
English
Spanish
French
Specialty/Specialties: 
Gastroenterology
Holy Cross Medical Group: 
Yes

Office Hours
Monday-Friday | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


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Focus Areas
Gastroenterology
Hepatology

Certification(s)
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Residency/Fellowship
Fellowship, Gastroenterology/Hepatology - University of Miami Affiliated Hosopitals - Miami, FL (2004-2007)
Residency, Internal Medicine - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Program - Bronx, NY (2001-2004)

Higher Education
McGill University - M.D. - Montreal, Canada (2001)
Queens College (CUNY) - Liberal Arts Studies - Queens, NY (1996-1997)
Yeshiva University - B.A. - New York, NY (1992-1996)

Research/Publications
"RICE Trial - Rifaximin in Chronic Hepatic Encephalopathy - A Randomized, Controlled Trial." University of Miami Center for LIver Diseases (2005).

Designed prospective clinical trial for treatment of diabetic gastroparesis. University of Miami (Gastroenterology) (2005).

Review of 300 cases of GI bleeding to investigate validity of BUN/Cr ratio in predicting upper GI source. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY (Gastroenterology) (2002).

Preparation of difficult model dissections for future anatomy classes. Awarded to top ten students in anatomy course. McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Anatomy) (1998).

Modulation of CSF-1 stimulation of macrophage growth by tyrosine phosphorylation. Techniques included PCR and the creation of a cDNA library. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (Molecular Biology) (1996).

Retrospective review of medical ethics consults requested over a 5-year period. Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY (Medical Ethics) (1995).

Investigation of chromogranin-A, involved in PTH-mediated calcium homeostasis.  Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (Cell and Molecular Biology) (1994).

Presentation
Salix Hepatic Encephalopathy Advisory Board (2005)

Location

1900 E. Commercial Blvd., Suite 201
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

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