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    Salih Samo
    MD

    Experience & Background

    Salih Samo is a board-certified gastroenterologist and internist, and an assistant professor of medicine – gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas. Dr. Samo is affiliated with Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. He previously served as an instructor in medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Samo was also a chief medical resident at Presence Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, Illinois, director of simulation lab at Presence Saint Francis Hospital, and vice president of Internal Medicine Residency House Staff Association at Presence Saint Francis Hospital. He earned a number of honors and awards, and is a member of the American College of Physician, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Foregut Society, and American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society. He has also held teaching and lecturing roles at the University of Kansas, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Presence Saint Francis Hospital, as well as presenting at various conferences and publishing numerous peer-reviewed journals.


    Education & Training

    Medical education: University of Aleppo – Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo, Syria

    Master of Science in clinical investigation: Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

    Internal medicine internship: Presence Saint Francis Hospital Evanston Program, University of Illinois at Chicago-College of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois

    Internal medicine residency: Presence Saint Francis Hospital Evanston Program, University of Illinois at Chicago-College of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois

    Gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia


    Topics of Expertise

    Gastroenterology

    Internal medicine

    Inflammatory bowel disease

    Gastrointestinal hemorrhage

    GERD

    Esophagology

    Mesenteric artery ischemia

    Achalasia