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Dr. Claudia Barghash is a board certified attending gastroenterologist at Digestive Healthcare Center. She specializes in gastrointestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, reflux disease, screening colonoscopy, liver and pancreas diseases, and pelvic floor disorders with anal manometry. She is also a clinical attending physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville, NJ. Dr. Barghash attended Staten Island University Hospital’s residency program for internal medicine where she served as a chief resident with teaching responsibilities, leading and supervising clinical rounds in the Intensive Care Unit. She completed her gastroenterology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she had an enriching experience and was exposed to a wide variety of gastrointestinal diseases, and conducted research on Helicobacter Pylori and reflux disease. She received a full scholarship to medical school and completed her undergraduate degree at the American University of Beirut.
A strong advocate for women’s healthcare, Dr. Barghash is the recipient of a Patient’s Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition. She is also fluent in Arabic and French. Speaking about her healthcare philosophy, Dr. Barghash states: “I strive to practice my profession with conscience and dignity, kindness and sympathy. The health of my patients is always my first concern.”
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Many Americans like to set New Year’s resolutions to make positive lifestyle changes such as improving their diet and going to the gym. However, March is also a great time for a healthy focus, especially as the long winter season comes to an end. National Nutrition Month, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, […]
Gallstones form when bile stored in the gallbladder hardens. Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ on the right side of your abdomen, just beneath your liver. It holds a digestive fluid called bile that’s released into your small intestine. Gallstones are pebble-like pieces of concentrated bile material, typically made up of cholesterol or bilirubin […]
Get on track to better digestive health with help from Digestive Healthcare Center! All of our expert gastroenterologists, including Dr. Barghash, are committed to providing the best possible gastroenterology care, tailored to you and your unique needs. Request an appointment today to start living a healthier and more comfortable life!