Naji Alamuddin, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
4th Floor West Pavilion, Suite 4-900W
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 2006.
MS (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Medical Weight Management

Selected Publications

Chao Ariana M, Shaw Jena A, Pearl Rebecca L, Alamuddin Naji, Hopkins Christina M, Bakizada Zayna M, Berkowitz Robert I, Wadden Thomas A: Prevalence and psychosocial correlates of food addiction in persons with obesity seeking weight reduction. Comprehensive psychiatry 73: 97-104, Feb 2017.

Pearl Rebecca L, Wadden Thomas A, Hopkins Christina M, Shaw Jena A, Hayes Matthew R, Bakizada Zayna M, Alfaris Nasreen, Chao Ariana M, Pinkasavage Emilie, Berkowitz Robert I, Alamuddin Naji: Association between weight bias internalization and metabolic syndrome among treatment-seeking individuals with obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 25(2): 317-322, Feb 2017.

Alamuddin Naji, Vetter Marion L, Ahima Rexford S, Hesson Louise, Ritter Scott, Minnick Alyssa, Faulconbridge Lucy F, Allison Kelly C, Sarwer David B, Chittams Jesse, Williams Noel N, Hayes Matthew R, Loughead James W, Gur Ruben, Wadden Thomas A: Changes in Fasting and Prandial Gut and Adiposity Hormones Following Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy or Roux-en-Y-Gastric Bypass: an 18-Month Prospective Study. Obesity surgery Dec 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Alamuddin Naji, Bakizada Zayna, Wadden Thomas A: Management of Obesity. J Clin Oncol. 34(35): 4295-4305, Dec 2016.

Chao Ariana M, Wadden Thomas A, Faulconbridge Lucy F, Sarwer David B, Webb Victoria L, Shaw Jena A, Thomas J Graham, Hopkins Christina M, Bakizada Zayna M, Alamuddin Naji, Williams Noel N: Binge-eating disorder and the outcome of bariatric surgery in a prospective, observational study: Two-year results. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 24(11): 2327-2333, Nov 2016.

Alamuddin Naji, Wadden Thomas A: Behavioral Treatment of the Patient with Obesity. Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America 45(3): 565-80, Sep 2016.

Alamuddin, N., Bakizada, Z. M., Pearl, R. L., Chao, A. M., Shaw, J. A., Hopkins, C. M., Pinkasavage, E., Berkowitz, R. I., & Wadden, T. A. (2016). : Relationship between HbA1C, insulin resistance and degree of weight loss in african americans with obesity seeking weight loss.  Abstract presented at the annual meeting of The Obesity Society, New Orleans, LA.  2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Skarke Carsten, Alamuddin Naji, Lawson John A, Li Xuanwen, Ferguson Jane F, Reilly Muredach P, FitzGerald Garret A: Bioactive products formed in humans from fish oils. Journal of lipid research 56(9): 1808-20, Sep 2015.

Hirankarn Sarapee, Barrett Jeffrey S, Alamuddin Naji, FitzGerald Garret A, Skarke Carsten: GCG100649, A Novel Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitor, Exhibits a Drug Disposition Profile in Healthy Volunteers Compatible With High Affinity to Carbonic Anhydrase-I/II: Preliminary Dose-Exposure Relationships to Define Clinical Development Strategies. Clinical pharmacology in drug development 2(4): 379-86, Oct 2013.

Skarke C, Alamuddin N, Lawson J A, Cen L, Propert K J, Fitzgerald G A: Comparative impact on prostanoid biosynthesis of celecoxib and the novel nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug CG100649. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics 91(6): 986-93, Jun 2012.

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