WakeMed Urgent Care locations at Ashville Avenue in Cary, Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, and Forestville Crossing in Raleigh closed on Friday, April 19 at 3 pm due to severe weather. Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, April 20.
If you are an established patient and have seen this provider in the past three years, you may be able to schedule an appointment online by logging into WakeMed MyChart.
If you are a new patient, please submit a request for an appointment and our referral coordinator will contact you to schedule an appointment.
If you have trouble submitting this form, scheduling an appointment or would prefer to contact us via phone, please call the physician's office directly during regular office hours.
Thank you for choosing WakeMed Physician Practices. We look forward to providing you with exceptional care.
Dr. Riaz Chowdhury is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, joining WakeMed Physician Practices - Gastroenterology after working with Piedmont Gastroenterology Specialists in Winston-Salem since 2004. He serves as Administrative Director of the Gastroenterology practices for WakeMed Health & Hospitals.
His special interests include pancreaticobiliary disease such as common bile duct stones, pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis. His expertise includes Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), spyglass cholangioscopy and endoscopic ultrasonography with fine needle aspiration and celiac plexas block, among others.
He earned his medical degree at Dhaka University in Bangladesh, and his doctorate in gastroenterology from Okayama University Medical School in Okayama, Japan. He completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of Maryland at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore, and a fellowship in gastroenterology and therapeutic endoscopy at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.
Dr. Chowdhury is a member of the American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy, American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Pancreatic Association and North Carolina Society of Gastroenterology. He has served on several boards and committees at D.L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center. He is widely published and has had 16 original articles published in various national and international journals. He has been awarded the Fellowship of American Gastroenterology Association (AGA).
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If you are uninsured, learn more about WakeMed's financial assistance policy.
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Raleigh, NC 27610