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Israr Sheikh

Israr Sheikh, MD

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  • Gastroenterology


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu


Medical Education

King Edward Medical University, Pakistan, Medical Doctor


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


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


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


  • Board Certified American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified American Board of Gastroenterology

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Dakota School of 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


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 Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

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