Wahid Wassef was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He moved to the United States in 1971. He received his B.A. degree (suma cum laude) and medical degree from Boston University in 1980 and 1984, respectively. He completed his residency in internal medicine in 1990 and his Gastroenterology Fellowship with advanced training in therapeutic endoscopy in 1993. He was on faculty at the Medical College of Virginia from 1993–1999. Since 1999, he has been on faculty at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center as Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of Endoscopy. In 2008, he received his M.P.H. degree from the University of Massachusetts. His areas of research include pancreatic disease, biliary disease, gastrointestinal oncology, therapeutic endoscopic retrograde pancreatography (ERCP), diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), and normal orifice trans-enteric endoscopic surgery (NOTES).
Biography Updated on 9 November 2009