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Patrick J. Amar, MD
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Patrick J. Amar, MD

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  • Specialities: Gastroenterology
  • Office Hours:Monday-Friday | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Language:English, Spanish, French

Contact Us

  • Address 1900 E. Commercial Blvd., Suite 201
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
  • Phone (954) 928-1778
  • Fax (954) 771-1402

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
from our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Focus Areas

Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, French

Residency/Fellowship

Fellowship, Gastroenterology/Hepatology - University of Miami Affiliated Hosopitals - Miami, FL (2004-2007) Residency, Internal Medicine - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Program - Bronx, NY (2001-2004)

Higher Education

McGill University - M.D. - Montreal, Canada (2001) Queens College (CUNY) - Liberal Arts Studies - Queens, NY (1996-1997) Yeshiva University - B.A. - New York, NY (1992-1996)

Location

1900 E. Commercial Blvd., Suite 201
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Notes

Office Hours
Monday-Friday | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Click here to view Dr Amar's Webisode

Click here for Dr Amar's blog post: Colonoscopy Quality and Impact on Cancer Risk

Focus Areas
Gastroenterology
Hepatology

Certification(s)
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Residency/Fellowship
Fellowship, Gastroenterology/Hepatology - University of Miami Affiliated Hosopitals - Miami, FL (2004-2007)
Residency, Internal Medicine - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Program - Bronx, NY (2001-2004)

Higher Education
McGill University - M.D. - Montreal, Canada (2001)
Queens College (CUNY) - Liberal Arts Studies - Queens, NY (1996-1997)
Yeshiva University - B.A. - New York, NY (1992-1996)

Research/Publications
"RICE Trial - Rifaximin in Chronic Hepatic Encephalopathy - A Randomized, Controlled Trial." University of Miami Center for LIver Diseases (2005).

Designed prospective clinical trial for treatment of diabetic gastroparesis. University of Miami (Gastroenterology) (2005).

Review of 300 cases of GI bleeding to investigate validity of BUN/Cr ratio in predicting upper GI source. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY (Gastroenterology) (2002).

Preparation of difficult model dissections for future anatomy classes. Awarded to top ten students in anatomy course. McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Anatomy) (1998).

Modulation of CSF-1 stimulation of macrophage growth by tyrosine phosphorylation. Techniques included PCR and the creation of a cDNA library. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (Molecular Biology) (1996).

Retrospective review of medical ethics consults requested over a 5-year period. Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY (Medical Ethics) (1995).

Investigation of chromogranin-A, involved in PTH-mediated calcium homeostasis.  Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (Cell and Molecular Biology) (1994).

Presentation
Salix Hepatic Encephalopathy Advisory Board (2005)

158 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
from our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Overall Rating

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36 Patient Comments

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April 16, 2019

This was a first visit to schedule a routine colonoscopy. Personable, pleasant, and willing to take time to engage in conversation. Encouraged questions. Very good experience.

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April 16, 2019

Went for my 5 yr. follow up colonoscopy. *Dr. Amar is a very nice dr.

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April 16, 2019

professional, competent, and respectful

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April 16, 2019

dr amar was great. listened and answered all my questions. great doctor.