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Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Flu is prevalent in our community right now. Visit our Flu Resource Center to learn about flu prevention, signs and symptoms, and help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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WakeMed Physician Practices – Gastroenterology
Primary Address
Gastroenterology - East Raleigh
3024 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Andrews Center, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone:(919) 350-5318
Fax:(919) 350-7093
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Secondary Address
Gastroenterology - North Raleigh
10010 Falls of Neuse
WakeMed North Hospital Physicians Office Pavilion, Suite 203
Raleigh, NC 27614
Phone:919-235-6440
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Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests
Bile Duct stones, pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), spyglass cholangioscopy and endoscopic ultrasonography with fine needle aspiration and celiac plexas block
Medical School
Dhaka University in Bangladesh
Residency
University of Maryland at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore
Fellowship
University of Florida in Gainesville, FL
Masters
Okayama University Medical School in Okayama, Japan
Physician Bio

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).

Professional Memberships
American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy
American Gastroenterological Association
American College of Gastroenterology
American Pancreatic Association and North Carolina Society of Gastroenterology
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