Syed Abdul Basit, MD took a longer route towards the field of gastroenterology. He did his medical training at the preeminent medical school, Khyber Medical College Peshawar, Pakistan. After graduation from medical school and residency, he started his carrier as a pediatrician in Pakistan. He worked for a nonprofit organization called SOS (SOS children’s villages) and joined their hospital and outpatient centers. The hospital and clinics were exclusively providing services to underserved Afghan immigrant children. He ultimately became in charge of the regional hospital and outpatient centers for this organization. After immigration to America, he shifted his focus to adult medicine. He did his 3 years internal medicine residency at the University of Nevada and finished his internal medicine residency in 2014. He was then, offered a spot as an inaugural Gastroenterology fellow for the University of Nevada program. He finished 3 years of gastroenterology and hepatology training at the same University. During his training and post-training, Dr. Abdul Basit remained academically active and has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in reputable journals and books.
Dr. Abdul Basit has an interest and expertise in an array of gastrointestinal and hepatology disorders. He provides subspecialty services in the diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small and large bowel, and liver. He has a special interest in upper and lower gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders. His expertise also includes advanced therapeutic interventions like ERCP and endoscopic mucosalresection. Dr. Abdul Basit has a keen interest in the gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship training program. Currently, he has been serving as an associate program director of the gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship program at Sunrise GME consortium. Syed Abdul Basit, MD licensed in Nevada. In Las Vegas, he has been providing outpatient and inpatient gastroenterology and hepatology services at multiple clinics and hospitals. In addition to English, he is fluent in Urdu, Hindi, and Pashto.
Dr. Abdul Basit’s Published work includes:
1. Lindsay M. Moye, Ruihong Luo, Syed Abdul Basit, Altaf Dawood, Tatini Datta, Christian D. Stone Esophageal Foreign Body in Children: A Nationwide
Analysis of Hospitalized Cases in the United States, 2005-2012.Moye, Lindsay M. et al.Gastroenterology, Volume 148, Issue 4, S-631
2. Tony Ramogi, Kirtan Patel, Lucy Bataneant, Altaf Dawood, Syed Abdul Basit, Susil Sivaraman, Vijay Jayaraman, Christian D. Stone. Screening for
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Patients Undergoing Scintigraphy for Gallbladder Dyskinesia: A Prospective Study.Ramogi, Tony et al.
Gastroenterology, Volume 150, Issue 4, S223
3. Syed Abdul-Basit, Christian D. Stone, Vani Dandolu. Recurrent Volvulus: Incidence, Risks, and Complications in the United States, 2004-2012. SA
Basit, CD Stone, V Dandolu. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 85 (5), AB172
4. Hasak S, Abdul Basit S, Navaradi V, Lazarescu A, Gyawali CP. Diagnostic yield of provocative tests on Esophageal High-Resolution manometry.
Presentation at 25th UEG Week 2017
5. Syed Abdul- Basit, Christian D. Stone, Ruihong Luo, Altaf Dawood et al. A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Incidence and Complications of
Esophageal Food Bolus Impaction. SA Basit, A Dawood, C Stone. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 112, S204-S204.
6. Hasak S, Abdul Basit S, Navaradi V, Lazarescu A, Gyawali CP.Diagnostic Yield of Provocative Tests on Esophageal High-Resolution Manometry
(HRM). Identifier 5177 – Submitted to EUG Barcelona 2017
7. Syed Abdul Basit, Altaf Dawood, Christian D. Stone. A nationwide cross-sectional analysis of the incidence and complications of esophageal food bolus
impaction in the adult population. (Abstract submitted for ACG/WGO conference 2017)
8. Syed Raza Shah, Syed Abdul Basit. Kratom-Induced Severe Intrahepatic Cholestasis: SR Shah, SA Basit American Journal of Gastroenterology 112,
9. Basit SA (Syed Abdul Basit), Stone CD, Gish R. Portal vein thrombosis. Clin Liver Dis 2015; 19:199-221.
10. John Ryan, Christian Stone, Syed Abdul-Basit, Karina Herrera. Consideration in first-line therapies for treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis B. DOI:
11. Syed Abdul-Basit, Mahendran Jayaraj, Christian D. Stone, Robert Gish. Use of AFP and other biomarkers in assessing risk for HCC in viral hepatitis.
(Alpha-Fetoprotien: Functions and Clinical Applications. ISBN: 978-1-63484-875-6)
12. Altaf Dawood, Syed Abdul Basit, Mahendran Jayaraj, Robert Gish. Drugs in development for hepatitis B. A Dawood, SA Basit, M Jayaraj, RG Gish.
Drugs 77 (12), 1263-1280
13. Syed Abdul Basit, Altaf Dawood, John Ryan, Robert Gish. The current and evolving role of Hepatitis B Virus Core antibody in clinical practice.
(Submitted for publication- Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology )
14. Syed Abdul Basit, Altaf Dawood, John Ryan, Robert Gish. Tenofovir alafenamide for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection S Abdul
Basit, A Dawood, J Ryan, R Gish. Expert review of clinical pharmacology 10 (7), 707-716
15. Syed Abdul Basit, Karina Herrera, VijayJayaraman, Gary C Chen, and John Ryan.Peptic Ulcer Disease with Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Father and Son
with Primary Polycythemia Vera. Advance research in gastroenterology and hepatology. Submission: July 03, 2017; Published: July 12, 2017
16. Hepatitis C Vaccination: Where We Are and Where We Need to Be. Pathogens 2021, 10, 1619. V Manne, J Ryan, J Wong, G Vengayil, SA
Basit, RG Gish
17. Pancreatic Duct–Portal Vein Fistula in Acute on Chronic Alcoholic Pancreatitis: A Case Report and Literature Review. K Herrera, SA Basit, T Ammar, D Mukhopadhyay, J Ryan. Medical Research Archives 7 (9)