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Riaz S Chowdhury, MD, PhD, AGA (F)

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WakeMed Physician Practices – Gastroenterology
 
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Office Location
Gastroenterology - East Raleigh
3024 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Andrews Center, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Phone
(919) 350-5318
Fax
(919) 350-7093
Office Location
Gastroenterology - North Raleigh
10010 Falls of Neuse
WakeMed North Hospital Physicians Office Pavilion, Suite 203
Raleigh, NC 27614
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Phone
919-235-6440
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
Masters
Okayama University Medical School in Okayama, Japan
Medical School
Dhaka University in Bangladesh
Residency
University of Maryland at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore
Fellowship
University of Florida in Gainesville, FL
Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine
Professional Memberships
American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy
American Gastroenterological Association
American College of Gastroenterology
American Pancreatic Association and North Carolina Society of Gastroenterology
Biography

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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