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Saeed Ali, MD

Associate of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office
SE 636 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MBBS, Khyber Medical College
Internship, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Orthopedics and Radiology, Khyber Teaching Hospital
Resident, Internal Medicine, Khyber Teaching Hospital
Resident, Internal Medicine, Florida Hospital

Licensure and Certifications

Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
Iowa Controlled Substance Certification - Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association
Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association


Rahman, A. U., Inayat, F., Ali, S., Zahid, E. & Charles, R. (2020). The role of oral vancomycin in inducing remission for biologic-experienced ulcerative colitis with concomitant primary sclerosing cholangitis and liver transplantation. Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology. PMID: 33130984.

Rashid, M. U., Khetpal, N., Zafar, H., Ali, S., Idrisov, E., Du, Y., Stein, A., Jain, D. & Hasan, M. K. (2020). Colon mucosal neoplasia referred for endoscopic mucosal resection: Recurrence of adenomas and prediction of submucosal invasion. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 12(7), 198-211. PMID: 32733641.

Ali, S., Tahan, V. & Abdel Jalil, A. (2020). Early Buried Bumper Syndrome: A Rare Complication of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement. (Vols. 12). (7), pp. e9177. Cureus. PMID: 32802612.

Sattar, Z., Ali, S., Hussain, I., Sattar, F., Hussain, S. & Ahmad, S. (2019). Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer. In Theranostic Approach for Pancreatic Cancec. pp. 51-68. Elsevier. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819457-7.00002-5.

Hasan, M. K., Kadkhodayan, K., Idrisov, E., Ali, S., Rafiq, E., Ben-Ami Shor, D., Abdel-Jalil, A., Navaneethan, U., Bang, J., Varadarajulu, S., Hawes, R. & Pernicone, P. (2019). Endoscopic ultrasound-guided liver biopsy using a 22-G fine needle biopsy needle: a prospective study. Endoscopy, 51(9), 818-824. PMID: 31365947.

Rashid, M. U., Hussain, I., Jehanzeb, S., Ullah, W., Ali, S., Jain, A. G., Khetpal, N. & Ahmad, S. (2019). Pancreatic necrosis: Complications and changing trend of treatment. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 11(4), 198-217. PMID: 31123558.

Rashid, M. U., Hussain, I., Jehanzeb, S., Ali, S., Jain, A. G., Kumar, R., Khetpal, N. & Ahmad, S. (2019). Pancreatic Cancer and Possible Therapeutic Options. In G. P. Nagaraju (Eds.) Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Chemotherapy. (1) Academic Press.

Jain, A., Saleem, T., Kumar, R., Khetpal, N., Zafar, H., Rashid, M. U., Ali, S. & Majeed, U. (2019). Overview of Pancreatic Cancer Biology. In G. P. Nagaraju (Eds.) Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Chemotherapy. (1) Academic Press.

Ali, S., Hawes, R. H., Kadkhodayan, K., Rafiq, E., Navaneethan, U., Bang, J. Y., Varadarajulu, S. & Hasan, M. K. (2019). Utility of rapid onsite evaluation of touch imprint cytology from endoscopic and cholangioscopic forceps biopsy sampling (with video). Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 89(2), 340-344. PMID: 30193904.

Rahman, A. U., Zahid, E., Khan, M. T., Naeem, A., Ali, S., Rashid, M. U. & Ahmad, S. (2019). Familial Pancreatic Cancer: A Critical Review. Critical Reviews in Oncogenesis, 24(2), 149-156. PMID: 31679210.

Butt, K., Ali, S., Sattar, Z., Ur Rahman, A. & Burt, J. R. (2018). Funny Lumps, Flaming Pheo, and a Broken Heart: A Rare Case of Pheochromocytoma. (Vols. 10). (11), pp. e3646. Cureus. PMID: 30723645.

Ullah, I., Ali, M. U., Ali, S., Rafiq, A., Sattar, Z. & Hussain, S. (2018). Hematological Profile of Patients Having Malaria-positive Peripheral Blood Smears: A Cross-sectional Study at a Diagnostic Research Center in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Cureus, 10(9), e3376. PMID: 30510885.

Ali, S., Rauf, A., Meng, L. B., Sattar, Z., Hussain, S. & Majeed, U. (2018). Severe back pain, epigastric distress and refractory nausea; an unusual presentation of mediastinal bronchogenic cyst. (Vols. 7). pp. 960. F1000Research. PMID: 30345024.

Ali, S., Chaar, A., Frandah, W., Altoos, R., Sattar, Z. & Hasan, M. (2018). Exploring the Excluded Stomach: A Case Series of Novel Endoscopic Techniques to Diagnose Gastric Cancer in the Excluded Stomach After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. (Vols. 10). (6), pp. e2825. Cureus. PMID: 30131918.

Ali, S., Atiquzzaman, B., Krall, K., Kumar, R., Liu, B. & Hebert-Magee, S. (2018). Not Your Usual Suspect: Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Ulcerative Esophagitis. (Vols. 10). (6), pp. e2821. Cureus. PMID: 30131915.

Ali, S., Sattar, Z., Hussain, S., Sattar, F. & Tambunan, D. (2018). A Rare Case of Severe Idiopathic Stuttering Priapism in a Young Healthy Man. (Vols. 10). (6), pp. e2758. Cureus. PMID: 30094115.

Ali, S., Navaneethan, U. (2018). Endoscopic Stent Treatment for Crohn's Disease. In B. Shen (Eds.) Interventional Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Endoscopic Management and Treatment of Complications. pp. 181-186. Elsevier.

Khetpal, N., Ali, S., Kumar, R., Rasheed, M. & Ahmad, S. (2018). The Clinical and Biological Significance of Tyrosine Kinase in Gastric Cancer. In G. P. Nagaraju (Eds.) Role of Tyrosine Kinases in Gastrointestinal Malignancies. (1), pp. 29-56. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-1486-5.

Kumar, R., Jain, A. G., Rashid, M. U., Ali, S., Khetpal, N., Hussain, I. & Ahmad, S. (2018). HGFR and FGR2: Their Roles in Progression and Metastasis of Esophageal Cancer. In Role of Tyrosine Kinases in Gastrointestinal Malignancies. pp. 1-14. Springer, Singapore. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-1486-5_1.

Rashid, M. U., Hussain, I., Jehanzeb, S., Ali, S., Jain, A. G., Kumar, R., Khetpal, N. & Ahmad, S. (2018). Functional Consequences and Clinical Significance of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Advanced Colorectal Cancer. In G. P. Nagaraju (Eds.) Role of Tyrosine Kinases in Gastrointestinal Malignancies. (1), pp. 115-140. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-1486-5.

Ali, S., Khetpal, N., Khan, M. T., Rasheed, M., Asad-Ur-Rahman, F. & Echeverria-Beltran, K. (2017). A Mexican Honeymoon Marred by Gastrointestinal Upset: A Case of Dientamoeba fragilis Causing Post-infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome. (Vols. 9). (12), pp. e1992. Cureus. PMID: 29503786.

Ali, S., Asad Ur Rahman, F. & Navaneethan, U. (2017). An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Whipple's Surgery. Gastroenterology, 153(2), e1-e2. PMID: 28672119.

Rahman FAU,, Ali, S. & Saif, M. W. (2017). Update on the role of nanoliposomal irinotecan in the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, 10(7), 563-572. PMID: 28804517.

Ali, S., Khan, M. T., Idrisov, E. A., Maqsood, A., Asad-Ur-Rahman, F. & Abusaada, K. (2017). Signet Cell in the Brain: A Case Report of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis as the Presenting Feature of Gastric Signet Cell Cancer. (Vols. 9). (3), pp. e1085. Cureus. PMID: 28405535.

Rauf, A., Ali, S., Khan, M. T. & Ahmed, S. (2017). The Expanding Role of Sp1 in Pancreatic Cancer: Tumorigenic and Clinical Perspectives. In Role of Transcription Factors in Gastrointestinal Malignancies. pp. 389-400. Springer. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6728-0_29.

Rahim, F., Mohammad, J., Ali, S. & Amir, S. (2014). Breastfeeding Practices in Neonatal Units. The Journal of Medical Sciences, 22(4), 159-163.

Ijaz, M., Ali, S., Khan, S. M., Hassan, M. & Bangash, I. H. (2014). Urinary tract infection in diabetic patients; causative bacteria and antibiotic sensitivity. The Journal of Medical Sciences, 22(3), 110-114.

Mohammad, J., Rahim, F. & Ali, S. (2014). Malaria; causal parasite and clinical features in Pediatric patients. The Journal of Medical Sciences, 22(1), 39-42.

Mohammad, J., Rahim, F., Ali, S. (2014). Malaria; Causal Parasite and Clinical Features in Pediatric Patients. (Vols. 22). (1), pp. 39-42. The Journal of Medical Sciences.

Noor-ul-Hadi,, Gul, A. M., Fazal-Ghafoor,, Shah, S. T., Wali, A., Shah, S. J., Shah, S. S., Ali, S., Said, R., Kashifulla,, Ashraf, A. & Hafizullah, M. (2013). Radiation exposure in different cardiac catheterization procedures in cath lab. Journal of Ayub Medical College, 25(3-4), 55-7. PMID: 25226741.