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Dr. Nuha Yousef AlAmmar

Dr. Nuha Yousef AlAmmar

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Neurogastroenterology and motility
Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Neurogastroenterology and motility
Arabic, English (Fluent), Spanish (Partial)
7 years

Brief profile

Dr. Nuha obtained her medical degree from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with honors. She joined King Saud University as a faculty member in the College of Medicine at King Khalid University Hospital. Dr. Nuha spent 8 years training in the United States of America. During which she obtained the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology after that she specialized in Neurogastroenterology and motility diseases. Dr. Nuha AlAmmar works as an assistant professor at the College of Medicine at King Saud University, in addition to her work as a consultant for Gastroenterology and hepatology with a specialty in Neurogastroenterology and motility diseasesat King Khalid University Hospital.


  • MBBS fromKing Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
  • Internal medicine residency Training at George Washington University Hospital, USA
  • Gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, USA
  • Neurogastroenetrology and Motility training at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, USA
  • American Boardin Internal Medicine
  • American Boardin Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Core competencies

General Adult Gastroenterology and hepatology including:

  • Peptic ulcer diseases including H. Pylori diagnosis and treatment
  • Celiac disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Gastroesophagealreflux disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Gastric and colon cancer diagnosis

Neurogastroenterology and motility including:

  • Swallowing disorders: Dysphagia (Difficulties in swallowing) or Odynophagia (Painfulswallowing)
  • Eosinophilicesophagitis
  • Chronicnausea and vomiting
  • Gastroparesis (pathology in the stomach movement and digestion)
  • Chronic Constipation and diarrhea
  • Pelvic floorand defecatory disorders (including fecal incontinence and incomplete evacuation)
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Irritablebowel syndrome
  • Gas related complaints like recurrent belching, bloating, and flatulence.


  • Upperendoscopy with biopsies
  • Colonoscopy with biopsies
  • PH (Acid)measurement in gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Esophagealmanometry (Measurement of pressures in the esophagus to assess motility inpatients with swallowing problems)
  • Anorectalmanometry (Measurement of pressures in the pelvic floor and anus to assess the function in patients with defecatory disorders or incontinence)