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Hawwa Alao, MD

Specialties

Gastroenterology

Dr. Hawwa Alao joined Altru’s Gastroenterology team in 2020. Dr. Alao specializes in liver health particularly related to alcohol, fatty liver and viral infections. She also has expertise in liver cirrhosis and cancer. She is committed to helping her patients understand their health. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling and dancing.

To schedule an appointment, please call 701.780.6940

Gender:
Female

Philosophy Of Medicine

"My mother's health problems inspired me to become a physician. I am passionate about investigating health problems and helping patients understand them. I approach each patient with dedication, compassion, and understanding because it is an honor to have their health entrusted to me." 

Special Practices and Procedures

I am committed to helping you understand your health.

Education

Medical Education

2003-2008
St. George’s University School of Medicine, Medical Diploma

Residency

2009-2012
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Internal Medicine

Fellowship

2012-2014
National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Hepatology
2014-2017
University of Maryland/National Institute of Health, Clinical Scholars Gastroenterology

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association

Languages:

Yoruba and English

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • AASLD Young Investigator Award
  • ASGE Leadership Education and Development Award
  • AGA/AASLD Academic Skills Workshop Award
  • NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence
  • Hurricane Ivan Scholarship Award  

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