Syed Abdul Basit, MD took a lengthy route towards the field of gastroenterology. He actually started his medical career as a pediatrician in Pakistan. He shifted his focus to adult medicine when he was given the opportunity to train in the United States at the University of Nevada.
During his internal medicine training, he was named "resident of the year" for two out of the three years of his residency. He did not win this award during his initial year, but was still the first runner-up. He also received a certificate of merit from the American College of Physicians.
He was chosen as the inaugural Gastroenterology fellow for the University of Nevada program, and remains the most-published subspecialty fellow to graduate from the Program to date. His publications encompass a variety areas within the field that reflect his diverse interests.
Syed Abdul Basit, MD is licensed in Az and Nevada. In addition to English, he is fluent in Urdu, Hindi, and Pashto.