Dr. Imtiaz Alam received his medical degree from University of Dundee in Scotland. He completed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, PA and his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. While in San Francisco, Dr. Alam was an NIH research fellow. His area of basic science research was complications of chronic liver diseases.
From 1996-1998, Dr. Alam was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Texas A & M College of Medicine. In 1998, Dr. Alam started the Austin Hepatitis Center, where he is currently the medical director. Dr. Alam is also Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at University Medical Center at Brackenridge in Austin, Texas and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Texas, Southwestern.
In 2007 Dr. Alam helped begin the gastric neurostimulator program in Austin and developed the Seton Gastroparesis Center.
Dr. Alam maintains one of the largest private practices in the United States devoted to liver diseases and gastroparesis. Dr. Alam is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Alam is currently a principal investigator for many Phase 1 to Phase 3 drug trials. He has written and published numerous articles for peer reviewed journals.