Osama Almadhoun MD

Osama Almadhoun

Osama Almadhoun
MD

Clinical Associate Professor and Division Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Liver (Hepatology); Nutrition; Pediatric Gastroenterology; Pediatrics

Contact Information
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0080
Fax: (716) 323-0295
osamaalm@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Rochester Medical Center (2011)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital (2008)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, King Hussein Cancer Center (2005)
  • Medicine and Surgery, Jordan University of Science and Technology (2003)

Employment:

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2019-present)
  • Division Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, UBMD Pediatrics (2019-present)
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Infusion Center, Oishei Children's Hospital (2019-present)
  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine (2016–2019)
  • Site Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Kansas Health System (2014–2019)
  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University of Kansas Health System (2013–2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine (2011–2016)

Awards and Honors:

  • Buffalo Spree Magazine: Top Doctors in Western New York (2021)
  • St. Joseph's Children's Hospital: Joaquin C. Miranda, MD Neonatology Award (2008)
  • Jordan University of Science and Technology: Dean's Honor List (2000, 2002, 2003)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Pediatrics Faculty Teacher of the Year Award (2013-2014)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Pediatrics Clerkship Student Voice Award (2016-2017)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Chair Research Travel Award (2011, 2012)
  • Children‘s Mercy Hospital and University of Kansas School of Medicine: Excellence of Program Development Award Nominee (2014-2015)


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Professional Memberships:

  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2013–2016)
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2011–present)

Presentations:

  • "GE Reflux: Presentations, Complications and Treatment" Annual Conference; Kansas Speech Language Hearing Association (2017)
  • "Hereditary Pancreatitis Presents with Pancreatic Duct Stricture" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2015)
  • "Use of Food Allergy Testing Beyond the Six Common Food Allergies in Eosinophilic Esophagitis" Annual Meeting; American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (2015)
  • "Crohn's Disease and Recurrent HSV-1 Infections" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2014)
  • "Esophageogastric Fistula: A Rare Complication of Fundoplication" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2014)
  • "How Pain and Cost are Affected by Moving from Tube to Oral Feedings: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2014)
  • "Pneumatosis Intestinalis After Irinotecan Chemotherapy for Ewing Sarcoma" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2014)
  • "Moving from Tube to Oral Feeding in Medically Fragile Children: Initial Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial" Annual Conference; Society of Pediatric Psychology (2014)
  • "An Infant with Mesenteric Cysts Presenting with Acute Abdomen" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2013)
  • "Esophageal Foreign Body as a Cause of Chronic Vomiting and Dysphagia" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2013)
  • "Early Enteral Nutrition in Managing Acute Pancreatitis in a Toddler with Cystic Fibrosis" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2012)
  • "Growth Failure and Chronic Diarrhea in an IPEX-Like Syndrome" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2012)
  • "Positive Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody Titers (tTG-IgA) with Normal Histology: The Difference Between at Risk and Symptomatic Groups" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2012)
  • "Duodenal Bulb Biopsies Add to Our Diagnostic Yield of Celiac Disease" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2011)
  • "Congenital Achalasia of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter Preceding Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children" 16th Neurogastroenterology and Motility Scientific Meeting; American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (2011)
  • "Pancreatitis Associated with Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2010)
  • "Are Sulfur Eructations a Sentinel Sign of Gallbladder Dysfunction?" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2009)
  • "Benign Variant of Sickle Cell Hepatopathy" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2009)
  • "Collagenous Gastroenterolcolitis Causing Protein Losing Enteropathy in a Toddler" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2009)
  • "Heterozygous Missense Sequence Variant (H939Q) in the ATP8B1 Gene as a Cause of Benign Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholestasis in a 10 Year Old Female" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2009)
  • "Collagenous Gastroenterolcolitis Causing Protein Losing Enteropathy in a Toddler" 6th Annual Pediatric Research Day; University of Rochester (2009)
  • "Hepatic Manifestations of Neonatal Grave’s Disease" Annual Meeting; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2008)
  • "Benign Variant of Sickle Cell Hepatopathy" 19th Annual Research Colloquium; Seton Hall University (2008)
  • "Duodenal Biopsy to Assess Disaccharidase Enzymes Activity in Children Undergoing Upper Endoscopy Adds to Our Understanding of Its Prevalence" 19th Annual Research Colloquium; Seton Hall University (2008)
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Service Activities:

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Faculty Council Academic Committee - Student Promotions and Special Programs Subcommittee; Committee Member (2015–2018)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Kansas Chapter; Board of Directors (2014–2016)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Kansas Chapter Planning Committee; Committee Member (2014–2016)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Pediatrics Clinical Competency Committee; Committee Member (2013–2019)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Pediatrics Curriculum Committee; Committee Member (2013–2019)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Pediatric Education Committee; Committee Member (2013–2019)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Pediatric Clerkship Curriculum Committee; Committee Member (2011–2019)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Pediatric Residency Committee; Committee Member (2011–2019)
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine: Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology; Coordinator (2011–2019)

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Contact Information

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0080
Fax: (716) 323-0295
osamaalm@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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