Mirza Beg, MBBS, MD, AGAF

Mirza Beg, MBBS, MD, AGAF
Appointed 07/03/04
STE501 Physicians' Office Building
725 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8444

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pediatrics: Gastroenterology and Nutrition


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, 2004, Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 2001, Pediatrics
  • MD: Liaquat Medical College, Jamshoro, Sind, Pakistan, 1989

Clinical Interests

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease, IBD, Celiac disease

Research Interests

  • Celiac disease

Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Adenomatous Polyp of the Colon and Rectum
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Incontinence
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Failure to Thrive (FTT)
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • GI Bleed
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Helicobacter Pylori Infection
  • Ulcerative Colitis


  • Children


  • Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal pH Test - 24-Hour
  • Esophageal pH Test - 48-Hour
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Feeding Therapy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Examination
  • Ileoscopy
  • Lactose and Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Transplantation
  • MRI Enterography
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Pediatric Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Procedure
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Examination
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)


  • American Disability Association
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • Onondaga County Medical Society

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Urdu
  • Sindhi
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi/Panjabi

Research Abstract




1.         Karjoo M, Beg M, Kesselring S: Pediatric experience in esophageal pH monitoring with Bravo™ capsule: a catheter free system. Gastroenterology 2005; 128: A-393



2.         Beg M,LeLeikoNS:  Evaluation of the BreathID system for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in children.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2004; 39 (S1):S53



3.         Beg M, Shalon LB:  Celiac disease in Down syndrome in United States, Oral presentation, NASPGHAN Fellows Research Conference, March 25-28, 2004.



4.         Beg M, Shalon LB et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:A369, 2003











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