Laith H. Jamil, MD
Associate Director, Interventional Endoscopy
Laith H. Jamil, MD, is Associate Director for Interventional Endoscopy at the Cedars-Sinai Center for Digestive Diseases. He is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine.
Dr. Jamil's primary clinical focus is on gastroenterology and endoscopy. His research interests are wide including staging and restaging of advanced esophageal cancer, management of early upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, tobacco use among Arab-American adults and post-traumatic stress syndrome in Iraqi Gulf War veterans in the United States.
He has written articles on numerous subjects related to gastroenterology which have published in peer reviewed publications such as American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News, Hepatology, the Journal of Immigration and Minority Health, and the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Dr. Jamil is on the editorial board for the New Iraqi Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Jamil has presented papers on endoscopy, gastroenterology, smoking, trauma and more at dozens of conferences in the United States. He also has been a guest lecturer on lung cancer staging using ultrasound and quality in endoscopy.
Dr. Jamil is a member of a number of professional societies including the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, the American Gastroenterological Association, the Chaldean American Association for Health Professionals, the International Society of Iraqi Scientists, the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine and the Iraqi Medical Society.
Dr. Jamil earned his medical degree at the College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq. He performed a compulsory rotating internship at the Medical City Teaching Hospital in Baghdad; an internal medicine residency where he also served as Chief Resident at the Hurley Medical Center at Michigan State University; hepatology and liver transplant and advanced endoscopy fellowships at the Mayo Clinic; and a gastroenterology fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan where he also served as a research trainee in gastroenterology and hepatology. Dr. Jamil's academic appointments include serving as a clinical instructor resident at the Michigan State University Department of Medicine, an instructor in medicine at the Mayo Medical School in Minnesota and an assistant professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.