Mercyhealth welcomed Dr. Altaf Dawood to the gastroenterology staff of Mercyhealth Physician Clinic–Riverside, Rockford, and Mercyhealth Rockton Avenue, Rockford.
Dawood earned his medical degree at Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas where he served as chief resident. He then served a Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, and an Interventional Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
Dawood is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His special interests include bile duct and pancreatic diseases, gastrointestinal cancers, esophageal disorders, stomach disorders and colon polyps.