Abdalla A. Tahiri, MD, FACG

Education:

  • Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1974-1975
  • Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1975-1979
  • Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology, 1979-1981
  • Baptist Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Instructor, Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, 1981-1984
  • Baptist Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1984-1988
  • Medical Degree
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1988-1991
  • Resident in Internal Medicine
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1991-1993
  • Fellow in Gastroenterology

Board Certifications:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 135959
  • Diplomate, American Board of Gastroenterology, 135959

Employment:

  • Instructor, Physicology and Nuclear Medicine Technology, Baptist Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1981-1984
  • Research Assistant, John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1985 & 1986

Publications:

  • Banerjee, B; Mazumder, M; Tahiri, A; Argon Laser Induced Flourescence Spectroscopy in Gastrointestinal Malignancy and Inflammation; American Journal of Gastroenterology, 1992; 87: 1335
  • Levine, J; Tahiri, A; Banerjee, B; Endoscopic Ligation of Bleeding Varices; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Banerjee, B; Waits, W; Tahiri, A; Combined Trestment with Nd: YAG Laser and Absolute Ethanol Injection Compared to Nd: YAG Laser Therapy Alone in Malignant Esophageal and Rectal Tumors; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Davis, B; Lester; Tahiri, A; Banerjee, B; Follow up of PEGS in an Elderly VA Population; Gastroenterology Endoscopy, 1991; 37; 236
  • Banerjee, B; Ingari; Tahiri, A; Chronis NSAIDS/ASA Use Does Not Lead to the Development of Peptic Esophageal Ulcers; American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Tahiri, A; Banerjee, B; Endoscopic Features of Graft Versus Host Disease in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients; Gastorintestinal Endoscopy

Professional Associations:

  • American College of Gastroenterology – Fellow
  • American Gastroenterological Association – Member
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – Member
  • American College of Physicians – Member
  • Arkansas Chapter of the ACP – Member
  • American Medical Association – Member
  • Southern Medical Association – Member
  • Arkansas Medical Society – Member
  • Arkansas-Oklahoma Endoscopy Society – Member
  • Pulaski County Medical Center – Member

Honors and Awards:

  • Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society
  • Alpha Kappa Mu Scholarship
  • Alpha Kappa Mu Scholar of the Year
  • Vice President of the Junior Medical Class, UAMS
  • President of the Senior Medical Class, UAMS
  • Physician Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 2002 and 2005


Hospital Committee Appointments:

  • Chief of Gastroenterology Division, Baptist Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2000-2003
  • Chairman of Medical Records Committee, Baptist Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1998-2000