Dr. Ahmad A Karadaghy MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Ahmad Karadaghy is a gastroenterologist in Alton, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alton Memorial Hospital and Saint Anthony's Health Center. He received his medical degree from University of Baghdad College of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Alton Memorial Hospital and one of 4 at Saint Anthony's Health Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Alton Memorial Hospital

Saint Anthony's Health Center

St. Luke's Hospital
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

St Luke's Hospital (Chesterfield MO)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1999

St Louis University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2000 - 2003

University of Baghdad College of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Cloning and characterization of alpha9 subunits of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor expressed by saccular hair cells of the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
Drescher, D. G., Ramakrishnan, N. A., Drescher, M. J., Chun, W., Wang, X., Myers, S. F., Green, G. E., Sadrazodi, K., Karadaghy, A. A., Poopat, N., Karpenko, A. N., Khan, K. M., Hatfield, J. S.

Expression of adenylyl cyclase type I in cochlear inner hair cells.
Drescher, M. J., Khan, K. M., Beisel, K. W., Karadaghy, A. A., Hatfield, J. S., Kim, S. Y., Drescher, A. J., Lasak, J. M., Barretto, R. L., Shakir, A. H., Drescher, D. G.

Quantitative analysis of dopamine receptor messages in the mouse cochlea.
Karadaghy, A. A., Lasak, J. M., Chomchai, J. S., Khan, K. M., Drescher, M. J., Drescher, D. G.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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