Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Al Diffalha is an American Board Certified Anatomic/Clinical pathologist. He completed his gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreas pathology fellowship training at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer center and Tampa General Hospital in Tampa FL 2016-2017 as well as general surgical pathology fellowship training at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center between 2015-2016 with breast focus. Dr. Al Diffalha achieved his residency training in Anatomic and clinical pathology at Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) in Chicago, IL between 2011-2015. He had pathology training at University Of Damascus, Syria 2006-2011. He obtained his medical degree from University of Damascus, Syria 2006. Dr. Al Diffalha joined UAB in 2017.
  • Research Overview

  • GI tract, Liver and pancreas.
  • Teaching Overview

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology
    Teaching residents and fellows (2017-current)

    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Medicine, GI Division
    Teaching residents and fellows (2017-current)

    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Anatomic pathology
    Medical Student
    Teaching medical students in small group sessions

    Loyola University Medical Center (2011-2014)
    Stritch School of Medicine
    Teaching medical students in small group sessions and virtual microscopy

    Damascus University, Department of pathology (2007- 2010)
    Medical school
    Teaching medical students in small group sessions and virtual microscopy
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Damascus 2006
  • Loyola University Medical Center Pathology, Residency 2015
  • Damascus University, Residency 2011
  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC), Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017
  • H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC), Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016
  • Full Name

  • Sameer Al Diffalha