Professor of Medicine, UNC Charlotte
Atrium Health, University of North Carolina
Baha Moshiree MD, MS-CI, FACG is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Motility, in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of North Carolina, Atrium Health, in Charlotte, NC. She trained at the University of Florida for a combined undergraduate and medical school, later gastroenterology fellowship with a focus on functional bowel diseases and motility disorders. She also received a master’s degree in clinical investigation and was on an National Institutes of Health (NIH) T32 grant. Her expertise and interests are in the diagnosis and management of patients with chronic gastrointestinal illnesses such as gastroparesis, intestinal pseudo-obstruction, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and constipation with pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Moshiree's earlier research focused on the multidimensional pathophysiology of IBS and examining pain processing mechanisms and brain-gut interactions in patients with IBS and functional dyspepsia. She has also participated in several multinational studies in both IBS and gastroparesis. Dr. Moshiree has received the prestigious DIGEST Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) targeting better treatment options for patients with CF and recently helped publish CF guidelines for treatment of GERD in patients with chronic lung disease. She is also one of three Principal Investigators in a national study to examine the prevalence of GI symptoms in patients with CF called GALAXY funded by the CF foundation. Dr. Moshiree has presented her research at several national meetings and has received a Presidential Poster Award at ACG 2019, and Poster of Distinction at Digestive Diseases Week. She is currently on the AGA’s Institute Council (2017-present) and a Council Member of the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society. She currently serves as the ACG Governor for North Carolina.