Bashar Qumseya, M.D.

Bashar Qumseya, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.G.E.

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Dr. Qumseya obtained his B.S. from Beloit College, majoring in biochemistry. He graduated Suma Cum Laude where he received several awards and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated medical school from St. George University with Magna Cum Laude we he was inducted into Iota Epsilon Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Qumseya finished his residency in internal medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He obtained his fellowships in Gastroenterology and Advanced Endoscopy from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Dr. Qumseya attended Harvard's School of Public Health where he obtained his Master's in Public Health. He has been a member of the Standards of Practice Committee at the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy since 2015 and he is currently the Chair of this national committee. Through his role, he has published many clinical practice guidelines which set the standards for clinical practice in gastroenterology in the US and throughout the world. His research interests if focused on Barrett's Esophagus, reflux, obesity, and Systematic Reviews. Dr. Qumseya has over 100 publications inducing peer reviewed manuscripts, clinical guidelines, book chapters, and meeting abstracts. Dr. Qumseya is an Associate Professor at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of Florida in Gainesville.


Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Gastroenterology Fellowship
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Harvard School of Public Health
Master's in Public Health

Internal Medicine Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin

Medical Degree
St. George's University School of Medicine

Board Certification

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - ABIM

Honors and Awards

Naomi Nakao Gender Based Research Award
American College of Gastroenterology

James H. Johnson Scholarship Award
Florida Gastroenterologic Society

Iota Epsilon Alpha Medical Honor Society
St. George's University

John M. Verville Scholar’s Award
Granted by faculty of the Department of Biology as the outstanding student of the year.

Phi Beta Kappa
Beloit College

John Hughes Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Award recognizes a student who best exemplifies the spirit of entrepreneurship as it may be applied in academics