Amar Al-Juburi, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Amar Al-Juburi, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

Midtown GI Clinic
3160 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Phone: 916-734-0779

UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom

UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
271 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630

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800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide the best quality and most comprhensive care for my patients. I am very commited to my patients' wellbeing and qaulity of life. Team aproach, resilience, and advocacy are part of my routine practice.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Al-juburi is a comprehensive gastroenterologist with special interest in neurogastrology and motility disorders. He is specially intersted in the Brain-Gut axis. He provides care to patients with upper and lower gastrointersintal motility disorders. He also direct the gastric electrical stimulation program for patient with drug-refractory gastroparesis.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Al-juburi focuses on the gastrointestinal motility disorders. He incoporates latest advances in the brain-gut axis into his specialized motility clinic. His reseach interest involves a unique gastric electrical stimualation therapy for patients who failed trational therapies for vomiting and gastroparesis.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Undergraduate School

B.S. with Honors, Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 1991

Medical School

M.D., Ross University School of Medicine, Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies 1996


Internal Medicine, The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH 1997-1998


Internal Medicine, The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH 1998-2000


Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock AK 2000-2003

Walter Trudeau Excellence in Teaching Award, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UC Davis, 2017

Young Investigator Award, International Electrogastrography Society, 2002, 2003

Investing in the Future Award, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), 2002

Marsano J, Johnson S, Yan S, Alli-Akintade L, Wilson M, Al-Juburi A, Stondell J, Tejaswi S. Comparison of colon adenoma detection rates using cap-assisted and Endocuff-assisted colonoscopy: a randomized controlled trial. Endosc Int Open. 2019 Dec;7(12):E1585-E1591. doi:10.1055/a-0996-7891. Epub 2019 Nov 25. PMID:31788539.

Burlen J, Runnels M, Mehta M, Andersson S, Ducrotte P, Gourcerol G, Lindberg G, Fullarton G, Abrahamsson H, Al-Juburi A, Lahr C, Rashed H, Abell T. Efficacy of Gastric Electrical Stimulation for Gastroparesis: US/European Comparison. Gastroenterology Res. 2018 Oct;11(5):349-354. doi:10.14740/gr1061w. Epub 2018 Oct 1. PMID:30344806.

Limoges-Gonzalez M, Al-Juburi A. Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar;51(3):203-207. doi:10.1097/MCG.0000000000000721. PMID:27749636.

Anand C, Al-Juburi A, Familoni B, Rashed H, Cutts T, Abidi N, Johnson WD, Minocha A, Abell TL. Gastric electrical stimulation is safe and effective: a long-term study in patients with drug-refractory gastroparesis in three regional centers. Digestion. 2007;75(2-3):83-9. doi:10.1159/000102961. Epub 2007 May 18. PMID:17519527.

Ayinala S, Batista O, Goyal A, Al-Juburi A, Abidi N, Familoni B, Abell T. Temporary gastric electrical stimulation with orally or PEG-placed electrodes in patients with drug refractory gastroparesis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 Mar;61(3):455-61. doi:10.1016/s0016-5107(05)00076-3. PMID:15758925.

Al-Juburi A, Granger S, Barnes J, Voeller G, Beech D, Amiri H, Abell TL. Laparoscopy shortens length of stay in patients with gastric electrical stimulators. JSLS. 2005 Jul-Sep;9(3):305-10. PMID:16121877.

Luo J, Al-Juburi A, Rashed H, O'Dorisio T, Marchal B, Starkebaum W, Abell TL. Gastric electrical stimulation is associated with improvement in pancreatic exocrine function in humans. Pancreas. 2004 Aug;29(2):e41-4. doi:10.1097/00006676-200408000-00017. PMID:15257113.