• Dr. Omair Atiq received his medical degree from the Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham Internal Medicine Residency Program in Montgomery, Alabama. He also completed a fellowship in Digestive and Liver Diseases at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. Dr. Atiq is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UAB. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a member of The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Atiq received several awards and honors during his education including the Tinsley Harrison Outstanding resident of the year, the W.J. Many “Member of Elite Team”, Medical Society of Montgomery County Outstanding resident of the year, Teamwork and Professionalism Award. In his spare time, Dr. Atiq enjoys spending time with family, movies and gardening.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 ReplyHepatology.  66:1002-1003. 2017
    2017 An assessment of benefits and harms of hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance in patients with cirrhosisHepatology.  65:1196-1205. 2017
    2017 Efficacy and safety of endoscopic gallbladder drainage in acute cholecystitis: Is it better than percutaneous gallbladder drainage?Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  85:76-87.e3. 2017
    2016 A Rare Cause of Large Bowel ObstructionAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:e11-e12. 2016
    2016 Esophageal wall dissection: An unknown adverse event of EUSGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  83:1292-1293. 2016
    2015 Suture material in the common bile duct causing recurrent stonesGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  82:574-575. 2015
    2015 Drug-induced fatty liver disease: An overview of pathogenesis and managementAnnals of hepatology.  14:789-806. 2015
    2015 Informed consent for GI endoscopy-do the time and place matter?Gastroenterology Nursing.  38:305-306. 2015
    2014 CASE STUDY IN GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY: An Uncommon Complication of Peptic Ulcer Disease.Gastroenterology and Hepatology -New York-.  10:333-334. 2014
    2014 An uncommon complication of peptic ulcer diseaseGastroenterology and Hepatology -New York-.  10:333-334. 2014
    2012 Metastatic amelanotic melanoma of the jejunum diagnosed on capsule endoscopyGastroenterology and Hepatology -New York-.  8:691-693. 2012

    Research Overview

  • GI endoscopy ergonomics
    Surveillance of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatitis C
    Video editing of interesting Endoscopic cases
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), Dow University of Health Sciences 2007
  • Full Name

  • Omair Atiq