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Tousif Pasha, MD, MPH

Dr. Tousif Pasha has been practicing gastroenterology in Las Vegas for the past 16 years. He received his medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India and his Masters in Public Health from UCLA. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Yale University and a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Mayo Clinic. He was a faculty member at Mayo Medical School in the department of Gastroenterology and was on the faculty at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale before moving to Las Vegas.

Apart from his love for gastroenterology, he enjoys travelling with his family and spends time listening to music.


Education

​Medical School
Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India

Graduate Education
Masters in Public Health (MPH), University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

​Residency
Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, New Haven, CT, USA

​Fellowship
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale AZ, and Rochester MN, USA

Board Certification
American Board of Gastroenterogy


Original Publications

  1. Incidence and risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma in primary sclerosing cholangitis.
    Burak K, Angulo P, Pasha TM, Egan K, Petz J, Lindor KD.
    Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Mar;99(3):523-6.
    PMID: 15056096 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  2. Subclinical reactivation of hepatitis B virus in liver transplant recipients with past exposure.
    Abdelmalek MF, Pasha TM, Zein NN, Persing DH, Wiesner RH, Douglas DD.
    Liver Transpl. 2003 Dec;9(12):1253-7.
    PMID: 14625824 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
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  3. Crohn’s disease of the esophagus: clinical features and outcomes.
    Decker GA, Loftus EV Jr, Pasha TM, Tremaine WJ, Sandborn WJ.
    Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2001 May;7(2):113-9.
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  4. Gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis in Arizona: clinical and epidemiological characteristics and review of the literature.
    Lyon GM, Smilack JD, Komatsu KK, Pasha TM, Leighton JA, Guarner J, Colby TV, Lindsley MD, Phelan M, Warnock DW, Hajjeh RA.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2001 May 15;32(10):1448-55. Epub 2001 Apr 20. Review.
    PMID: 11317246 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
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  5. Endoscopic perforation of the colon: lessons from a 10-year study.
    Anderson ML, Pasha TM, Leighton JA.
    Am J Gastroenterol. 2000 Dec;95(12):3418-22.
    PMID: 11151871 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  6. Utility of standard nutritional parameters in detecting body cell mass depletion in patients with end-stage liver disease.
    Figueiredo FA, Dickson ER, Pasha TM, Porayko MK, Therneau TM, Malinchoc M, DiCecco SR, Francisco-Ziller NM, Kasparova P, Charlton MR.
    Liver Transpl. 2000 Sep;6(5):575-81.
    PMID: 10980056 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
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  7. A randomized prospective study comparing rigid to balloon dilators for benign esophageal strictures and rings.
    Scolapio JS, Pasha TM, Gostout CJ, Mahoney DW, Zinsmeister AR, Ott BJ, Lindor KD.
    Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Jul;50(1):13-7.
    PMID: 10385715 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  8. An open-label study of the safety and tolerability of converting stable liver transplant recipients to neoral.
    Pasha TM, Wiesner RH, Dahlke LM, Porayko MK, Krom RA.
    Liver Transpl Surg. 1998 Sep;4(5):410-5.
    PMID: 9724479 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  9. The evolving role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiography before and after cholecystectomy.
    Ganguli SC, Pasha TM, Petersen BT.
    Can J Gastroenterol. 1998 Apr;12(3):187-91.
    PMID: 9582543 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  10. Survival algorithms and outcome analysis in primary biliary cirrhosis.
    Pasha TM, Dickson ER.
    Semin Liver Dis. 1997 May;17(2):147-58. Review.
    PMID: 9170202 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  11. Basidiobolomycosis: an unusual fungal infection mimicking inflammatory bowel disease.
    Pasha TM, Leighton JA, Smilack JD, Heppell J, Colby TV, Kaufman L.
    Gastroenterology. 1997 Jan;112(1):250-4. Review.
    PMID: 8978366 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  12. Diagnosis and therapy of cholestatic liver disease.
    Pasha TM, Lindor KD.
    Med Clin North Am. 1996 Sep;80(5):995-1019. Review.
    PMID: 8804372 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  13. Cost-effectiveness of ursodeoxycholic acid therapy in primary biliary cirrhosis.
    Pasha T, Heathcote J, Gabriel S, Cauch-Dudek K, Jorgensen R, Therneau T, Dickson ER, Lindor KD.
    Hepatology. 1999 Jan;29(1):21-6.
    PMID:9862844 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  14. An open-label study of the safety and tolerability of converting stable liver transplant recipients to neoral.
    Pasha TM, Wiesner RH, Dahlke LM, Porayko MK, Krom RA.
    Liver Transpl Surg. 1998 Sep;4(5):410-5.
    PMID: 9724479 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  15. Cost-effectiveness of ultrasound-guided liver biopsy.
    Pasha T, Gabriel S, Therneau T, Dickson ER, Lindor KD.
    Med Clin North Am. 1996 Sep;80(5):995-1019. Review.
    PMID: 9581674 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  16. Impact of nutritional status on outcomes after liver transplantation.
    Figueiredo F, Dickson ER, Pasha T, Kasparova P, Therneau T, Malinchoc M, DiCecco S, Francisco-Ziller N, Charlton M.
    Transplantation. 2000 Nov 15;70(9):1347-52.
    PMID:11087151[PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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  17. Gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis in Arizona: clinical and epidemiological characteristics and review of the literature.
    Lyon GM, Smilack JD, Komatsu KK, Pasha TM, Leighton JA, Guarner J, Colby TV, Lindsley MD, Phelan M, Warnock DW, Hajjeh RA.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2001 May 15;32(10):1448-55. Epub 2001 Apr 20. Review.
    PMID:11317246[PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
    Free Article
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Book Chapters

  1. Clinical aspects of sporadic colorectal cancer. Ahlquist DA, Pasha TM. En: Rustgi AK, ed. Gastrointestinal cancers. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2003; 379-405
  2. Diagnostic Criteria, Clinical Manifestations, and Natural History of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. TM Pasha. ER Dickson. Chapter 19, 361-379 in: Autoimmune Liver Diseases. E. L. Krawitt, It. H. Wiesner and M. Nishioka, Editors. Second Edition. Amsterdam: Elseier 1998. 6561′.
  3. Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Cholestatic Liver Diseases. TM Pasha. KD Lindor. Medical Clinics of North America, 1996; 80(5): 995-1019.

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