Bashar A. Aqel, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist
  2. Gastroenterologist (Transplant Hepatologist)
  3. Internist

Areas of clinic expertise include:

  • Improving access to liver transplant and the care of patients awaiting liver transplant.
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and the impact of gut bacteria (microbiome) on the progression of this disease.
  • The efficacy and safety of new hepatitis C treatment in patients awaiting liver transplant and those with recurrent infection post-transplant.

Dr. Aqel is a member of the United Network of Organ Sharing’s Regional Review Board.

  1. Hepatitis infectious disease
  2. Hepatocellular carcinoma
  3. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  1. Liver transplant
  • Liver transplant outcomes
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Hepatocellular cancer
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  1. 2004
    Fellow - Gastroenterology and HepatologyMayo Clinic in Florida
  2. 2001
    Fellow - Hepatology and Liver TransplantationMayo Clinic in Florida
  3. 2000
    MD - Internal MedicineUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  4. 2000
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  5. 1995
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Jordan

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Transplant HepatologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2004
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2000
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Publications

Research activities

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