Raza Hamdani, MD

Dr. Hamdani received his MD degree from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago, where he also served as the Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Hamdani began his specialty training in Digestive Diseases at the Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, and served as a Post Doctoral Fellow. He went on to train at the University of Pittsburgh and obtained his Board Certification in Critical Care. Dr. Hamdani completed his training with a 3-year fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Iowa and obtained his Board Certification in Digestive Diseases upon completion of his fellowship.

Dr. Hamdani has conducted extensive research in Digestive Diseases and his work has been presented in national and international scientific meetings. He has been a reviewer for various scientific peer reviewed journals and has authored several chapters in scientific textbooks. He has also published several scientific research articles in the field of Digestive Diseases. In recognition for his contributions to the field of Digestive Disease, Dr. Hamdani was awarded a national award of excellence in scientific research.
Dr. Hamdani has been in private practice for 20 years and has performed over 10,000 endoscopic procedures. He specializes in the care of very sick patients with Digestive Diseases and in minimally invasive procedures for weight loss treatments. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Dr. Hamdani is the first Board Certified gastroenterologist trained in providing ReShape® balloon procedure and Aspire endoscopic procedure in the west Chicago suburbs. He believes that they are the most effective minimally invasive endoscopic procedures to help with weight loss.

Dr. Hamdani is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a member of the American Board of Gastroenterology, a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and a member of the American Bariatric Association. Dr. Hamdani has been affiliated with Rush Copley Medical Center and Presence Mercy Medical Center since 2007.