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Israr Sheikh

Israr Sheikh, MD

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To schedule an appointment with Israr Sheikh please call 701-780-6940 or use our online form.

Profile

Gender:
Male

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Education

Medical Education

King Edward Medical University, Pakistan, Medical Doctor

Internships

Columbia University, Harlem Hospital Center, New York, New York, Internal Medicine Internship

Residency

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital Center, New York, New York, Internal Medicine Residency

Fellowship

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital Center, New York, New York, Gastroenterology Fellowship

Certifications

  • Board Certified American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Best intern and resident award during internship and residency training
  • Honors in Medicine/Pharmacology during medical school
  • President’s Gold Medal and Scholarship for top college student in the country
  • Sports distinction in horseback riding in college

Biography

Israr Sheikh, MD, cares for gastroenterology patients at Altru Professional Center and Altru Hospital. Dr. Sheikh is board certified in internal medicine, and some of his specific areas of interest include colorectal cancer screening, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Gastro-esophageal reflux disease, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable bowel syndrome, Fatty Liver Disease along with autoimmune, infectious, and neoplastic Liver and pancreatic disorders. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, art and cultural activities, tennis, soccer, cricket and horseback riding. In addition to English, Dr. Sheikh speaks Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.

Philosophy Of Medicine

“My approach is always patient centered, incorporating utmost compassion, empathy, and highest standards of medical care. I believe in team work, taking my patients and their families on board in clinical decision-making, utilizing evidence-based medical guidelines.”

Special Practices and Procedures

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic EGD
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Enteroscopy
  • Interventional endoscopy including Endoscopic Ultrasound

Office Information

Locations

  • Altru Hospital
    1200 S. Columbia Rd.
    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
    • Main: 701-780-5000
    • Alternate: 800-732-4277
  • Altru Professional Center
    4440 S. Washington St.
    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
    • Main: 701-732-7000