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Dr. Issam Nasr is a board certified Gastroenterologist. He attended and graduated with honors from medical school in 2002. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at University of Iowa. In addition, Dr. Nasr completed advanced endoscopy training in 2011. He has extensive training and experience in a wide range of complex digestive diseases. In our area, he is one of the very few GI doctors who are fellowship trained in Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) which is a minimally invasive procedure to assess gastrointestinal disease.


  • Acid reflux (GERD) and Barrett’s Esophagus treatment
  • Liver disease diagnosis and management
  • Esophageal dilation and stent placement
  • Capsule and small bowel endoscopy including single balloon enteroscopy
  • Colon cancer screening including polyp detection and removal
  • Hemorrhoidal treatment
  • Bravo capsule placement
  • Achalasia diagnosis and management
  • Botox injection for gastroparesis and achalasia
  • Nutrition and feeding tubes placement
  • Treatment of GI disease symptoms such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gluten allergies and sensitivity, abdominal pain, chronic constipation, & many more

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology


  • Residency - University of Iowa
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa

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