Division Faculty: Mohammad Kashif Ismail, M.D.

Mohammad Kashif Ismail, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, GI Training Program,
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Director, GI Lab, Methodist University Hospital


Medical School

Dow University, Karachi, Pakistan, 1993


University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN (Internal Medicine)


Gastroenterology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
Hepatology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Clinical Interest

General Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Biliary Endoscopy

Research Interest

Clinical research in Gastroenterology with special interest in colorectal cancer, Crohn's disease and GI Oncology

Selected Publications

  1. Narra SL, Tombazzi C, Datta V, Ismail MK. "Granular Cell Tumor of the Esophagus: Report of Five Cases and Review of the Literature." Am J Med Sci. 2008 May; 335 ( 5 ): 338-341.
  2. Jamal Y, Tombazzi C, Waters B, Ismail MK. Bronchobiliary fistula in a cirrhotic patient: a case report and review of the literature. Am J Med Sci. 2008 Apr; 335 ( 4 ): 315-9.
  3. Tombazzi C, Waters B, Ismail MK, Sylvestre PB, Martinez-Hernandez A, Riely CA. Sarcoidosis mimicking primary sclerosing cholangitis requiring liver transplantation. Ann Hepatol. 2008 Jan-Mar; 7 ( 1 ): 83-6.
  4. Sachdev MS, Ismail MK. Capsule endoscopy: a review. South Med J. 2008 Apr; 101 ( 4 ): 407-14.
  5. Alcoholic fatty liver, EMEDICINE, Internet based Medicine Text Book, EMedicine.com, Inc.
  6. Barriga J, Thompson R, Skokouh-Amiri H, Davila R, Ismail Mk, Waters B, Tombazzi CR. Biliary strictures after liver transplantation. Predictive factors for response to endoscopic management and long-term outcome. Am J Med Sci 2008; 335: 439-43.
  7. Ismail MK, Marinez-Hernandez A, Schichman S, Chaudhry S, Waters B. Transplantation of a liver with the C282Y mutation into a recipient heterozygous for H63D results in iron overload. Am J Med Sci 2009; 337: 138-42.
  8. Burt RW, Barthel JS, Dunn KB, David DS, Drelichman E, Ford JM, Giardiello FM, Gruber SB, Halverson AL, Hamilton SR, Ismail MK, Jasperson K, Lazenby AJ, Lynch PM, Martin EW Jr, Mayer RJ, Ness RM, Provenzale D, Rao MS, Shike M, Steinbach G, Terdiman JP, Weinberg D; NCCN. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology. Colorectal cancer screening. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2010;8:8-61.
  9. Al-Absi AI, Cooke CR, Wall BM, Sylvestre P, Ismail MK, Mya M. Patterns of injury in mycophenolate mofetil-related colitis. Transplant Proc. 2010;42:3591-3.

Selected Book Chapter

  1. Ismail, MK. “Gastrointestinal Complications of Neuromuscular Disorder” in Neuromuscular Disorders: Management and Therapy, edited by Bertorini, 2010; Saunders.

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Division of Gastroenterology
956 Court Ave, Suite H314
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-2510
Fax: 901-448-7836
Site contact: Donna Heath

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Department of Internal Medicine