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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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Even though it was a virtual visit, he listened very carefully and answered all of my questions.
Dr. Chowdhury was so incredibly friendly, professional and caring; he was an excellent listener and spent as much time as I needed for him to answer my questions and explain my upcoming procedure without seeming rushed or distracted. He has a very calming and reassuring presence which is very important. He and his staff were wonderful in every way.
Dr Chowdhury''s bedside manner, knowledge and friendliness
The Dr was very warm and friendly - made me feel at easy immediately- made me feel important- not just a number ! Really good experience!
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3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610