Fellow Profiles

Year 3 Fellows

Ziad Kanaan, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical school:  American University of Beirut-Medical School, Beirut, Lebanon
Ph.D: Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Residency: Crittenton Medical Center, Wayne State University, Rochester Hills, MI
Research interests: Plasma microRNAs as potential biomarkers in early detection of adenomas and colorectal cancer, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), IBD-associated colorectal cancer

Arun Muthusamy, M.D.

Medical school:  Stanley Medical College, Tamilnadu, India
Residency:  Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Research interests: General gastrointestinal & liver disorders, Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures as applied to GI cancers

 

Year 2 Fellows

Bashar Mohamad, M.D.

Medical School: University of Damascus, Syria
Residency: Cleveland Clinic/Fairview Hospital. Cleveland, OH
Research Interests: Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Hepatitis C and Hepocellular Carcinoma, motility disordeers and advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.

 

Maher Tama, M.D.

Medical School: University of Damascus, Syria
Residency: Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Research Interests: Liver disease, viral hepatitis and advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endosocpy

 

 

Year 1 Fellows

Sachin Goyal, M.D.

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
Residency: Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Chief Residency- John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Research Interests: Affect of diet on gut microbiome, racial disparity in colorectal cancer, primary biliary cholangitis, chronic pancreatitis, Quality improvement 

Olayinka Afolabi, M.D.