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Dr. Zakariyya Al-Mrayat

MBChB (Dund) MRCP (UK), Specialty Certificate in gastroenterology (UK) Jordanian board in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Work Experience

  • Dr. Zakariyya has obtained MBChB  from Ninewells Hospital and Medical School (UK) in 1993.After which went back to Jordan and worked at King Hussain Medical City. At this centre Dr. Zakariyya did general medical residency followed by gastrointestinal and hepatology fellowship. After each of these training programs he obtained the Jordanian Board in General Medicine and the Jordanian Board in Gastroenterology.
  • Dr Zakariyya experienced in GI endoscopy (gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP)
  • During his work at King Hussain Medical City, he had 2 sabbatical leaves where he went to UK to gain further training in medicine and gastroenterology. During his work in the United Kingdom, he obtained the membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP (UK)) and the Specialty Certificate in Gastroenterology from the Royal College of Physicians. He also had training in advanced endoscopic techniques (ERCP and therapeutic endoscopy)
  • He then worked at King Hussain Medical City as Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Then he worked for 2 years in the private sector in UAE as consultant gastroenterologist.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Special Interests

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Endoscopy of the GI tract

Research / Publications

  • Prevalence of hepatitis C antibodies in haemodialysis patients
  • Inflammatory bowel disease in Jordanian Patients
  • Endoscopic ultrasound – Experience at King Hussain Medical Centre
  • Prevalence of HLA-B27 in IBD patients in Jordan
  • Capsule endoscopy- Experience at King Hussain Medical Centre
  • Liver biopsy outcome at King Hussain Medical Centre

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