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Dr Afreen Hyder
Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Gastroenterology  
Email : afhyder@hotmail.com  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Hi-tech City, Hyderabad
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Qualifications
  • MBBS - Deccan College of Medical Sciences, (affiliated to Dr NTR University of Health Science, Vijayawada), Hyderabad (1993 - 1997)
  • Internship - Deccan College of Medical Sciences, (affiliated to Dr NTR University of Health Science, Vijayawada), Hyderabad (1997 - 1998)
  • Internship (Transitional), Internal Medicine, Westlake Hospital, Chicago, Il, USA (2002- 2003)
  • MD (Internal Medicine), Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA (2003-2006)
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA (2006-2009)
Past Positions
  • Consultant, Tennova Health Care, USA (2014 – July 2016)
  • Private practice, Summit Digestive and Liver Disease Specialists, Oakbrook Terrace, Il, USA (2010-2014)
Expertise
  • Upper gastro-interstitional endoscopy (EGD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement (PEG),
  • Luminal stenting (colon and esophageal)
  • Therapeutic for stone removal, dilatation of strictures and biliary stenting
  • Endoscopic variceal ligation and sclerotherapy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • pH monitoring (BRAVO study)
Awards & Recognitions
  • Top 5th percentile, Honors in Pharmacology and Physiology, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (1993 - 1997)
Research & presentations
  • Abstract and poster: African-American patients with chronic hepatitis C respond similarly to PEG-IFN alpha 2a and ribavirin as compared to PEG-IFN alpha 2b and ribavirin combination, ACG Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Fl, USA (2008)
  • Abstract and poster: Hepatic manifestations of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, ACG Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Fl, USA (2008)
  • Hepatic manifestations of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome case presentation, Drug Induced Liver Injury Conference, USA (2007)
  • Comparison of treatment response to Pegylated-interferon and ribavirin combination therapy in native African American and Caucasian patients with chronic hepatitis C. American College of Gastroenterology, Hawaii, USA (Oct 2005)
  • Abstract and poster: Primary merkel cell carcinoma of lymph nodes with relapse to testis, ACP-ASIM, Annual Scientific Meeting, Michigan Chapter, Traverse City, USA

    Abstract and poster: How effectively are we screening average risk individuals for colorectal cancer (CRC), ACP-ASIM, Annual Scientific Meeting, Michigan Chapter, Traverse City, USA
  • Abstract and poster: Cyclic fluctuations of blood pressure in pheochromocytoma, ACP-ASIM, Annual Scientific Meeting, Michigan Chapter, Traverse City, USA
Memberships
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Medical Association