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Ijlal A. Ali, MD
Internal Medicine

Ijlal A. Ali, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

COMD 7400
800 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK


Dr. Ali graduated from the King Edward Medical University in 2012.  He subsequently completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Oklahoma.  During part of his fellowship, he developed an interest in motility and functional disorders of the bowel. To further this interest, he completed an away rotation in Neurogastroenterology and Esophagology at the Washington University St Louis. He has also enrolled in the clinical and translational research masters program at the OU Hudson College of Public Health. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society. Dr. Ali is board certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible in Gastroenterology. 

Academic Section(s):

Digestive Diseases and Nutrition


King Edward Medical University
Lahore, Pakistan
MBBS (2012)

Board Certification(s):

Internal Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine (2017)


University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Internal medicine (2017)


University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Gastroenterology (2020)

Additional Training During Fellowship

American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, MO
(January 2020)

MSc, Clinical & Translational Research
University of Oklahoma College of Public Health
Oklahoma City, OK

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Gastrointestinal Motility
  • Acid Peptic Disorders, including Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Functional Bowel Disorders
  • Colonoscopy

Select Honors & Accomplishments:

  • Richard F. Harty, M.D. Gastroenterology Fellow Award for Oustanding Fellow in Gastroenterology 2020
  • First place American Liver Foundation Academic Debates 2019
  • Most newsworthy poster award ACG Hawaii (2015)

Select Publications:

Ali IA, Mahmood S, Tierney WM. Bouveret syndrome: a tough nut to crack. Video GIE. 2019 Jan 18;4(3):126-127. doi: 10.1016/j.vgie.2018.11.007. eCollection 2019 Mar. PMID: 30899891

Mahmood S, Hoffman L, Ali IA, Zhao YD, Chen A, Allen K. Smart Phone/Device Application to Improve Delivery of Enteral Nutrition in Adult Patients Admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Nutr Metab Insights. 2019 Jan 4;12: doi:10.1177/1178638818820299. eCollection 2019.  PMID: 30643420

Syed T, Fazili J Dr, Ali IA, Zhao D, Hughes D, Mahmood S.  Hepatocellular Carcinoma Occurrence and Recurrence in Hepatitis C-infected Patients Treated with Direct-acting Antivirals. MD.Cureus. 2018 Jun 19;10(6):e2843. doi: 10.7759/cureus.2843.PMID: 30280052

Tajammal R, Ali IA, Syed T, Nusrat S. Immunization Against Hepatitis A Virus and Hepatitis B Virus in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease: Are We Doing a Good Job? Cureus. 2018 Apr 24;10(4):e2528. doi: 10.7759/cureus.2528.PMID: 29942730

Mazhar M, Ali IA, Agudelo Higuita Strongyloides Hyperinfection in a Renal Transplant Patient: Always Be on the Lookout. NI.Case Rep Infect Dis. 2017;2017:2953805. doi: 10.1155/2017/2953805. Epub 2017 Feb 20. PMID: 28316848

Ahmed A, Ali IA, Ghazal H, Fazili J, Nusrat S. Mystery of hepatitis e virus: recent advances in its diagnosis and management.  Int J Hepatol. 2015;2015:872431. doi: 10.1155/2015/872431. Epub 2015 Jan 19. PMID: 25692043