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Nizar A. Mukhtar, M.D.

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About

Professional Statement

Nizar A. Mukhtar, MD, received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his internal medicine residency, gastroenterology fellowship, and transplant hepatology fellowship at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Mukhtar is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. His clinical interests include management of chronic liver diseases, viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver transplantation. Dr. Mukhtar incorporates evidence-based medicine and cutting edge science in the design of comprehensive treatment plans for his patients. He believes in a holistic approach to patient care and places great emphasis on making sure his patients understand disease processes and are actively engaged in their medical care. Dr. Mukhtar's treatment plans are focused on promoting good overall health and optimizing quality of life.

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Education

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
medical school
University of California San Francisco
internship
University of California San Francisco
residency, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
University of California San Francisco
fellowship, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Amylase
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Achalasia
  • Acholic Stools
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Alagille Syndrome
  • Alcoholic Cirrhosis
  • Alcoholic Encephalopathy
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Allergic Colitis
  • Allergic Esophagitis
  • Allergic Gastroenteritis
  • Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anal Spasm
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorexia
  • Appetite Loss
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Barretts Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Budd Chiari Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Congenital Cystic Of Liver
  • Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis
  • Constipation
  • Crigler Najjar Syndrome
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis - Gi Complications
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysmotility
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Elevated Amylase
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fatty Liver
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fibrocystic Liver
  • Flatulence
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids With Complications
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Heterotopic Liver Transplant
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hirschsprungs Disease
  • Hydrops Of Gallbladder
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Hyperoxaluria
  • Icterus
  • Idiopathic Megacolon
  • Ileitis
  • Ileoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interferon
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Intractable Vomiting
  • Intussusception
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Hemangioma
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver Transplant
  • Malabsorption
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melena
  • Metabolic Abnormality
  • Metabolic Liver Disease
  • Nausea
  • Obstipation
  • Odynophagia
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Portal Pyemia
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Pretransplant Clearance
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Pseudocyst
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Rumination Syndrome
  • Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Tenesmus
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Tyrosinemia
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vomiting
  • Whipple Disease
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Personal Interests

Running, playing tennis, reading, and watching films
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Professional Associations

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Gastroenterological Association, American Medical Association
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Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Practice Locations

Nizar A. Mukhtar practices at one location

Swedish Organ Transplant and Liver Center
1124 Columbia Street
Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98104
Medical Groups
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