Joseph Fayad, MD

Joseph Fayad, MD

Gastroenterology Henderson, NV

Desert Gastroenterology Associates

Office Address

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  • 2510 Wigwam Pkwy
    Suite 102
    Henderson, NV 89074
    Phone: (702) 255-5900

Dr. Fayad's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Gastroenterology: General Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Interests: Metabolic Syndrome; Food Sensing; Portal System; Fatty Liver; Oral Ileal Hormones Stimulation; Enteroendocrine Cells; Diabetes An Intestinal Portal Disease; Hepatitis C

Dr. Fayad's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Associate clinical professor of medicine volunteer facultyNevada school of medicine
  • Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Nevada
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Associate Professor of Clinical MedicineNevada School of Medicine
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Clinical Professor of MedicineUniversity of California
    Orange, CA

Dr. Fayad's Education & Medical Training

  • University at Buffalo SOMUniversity at Buffalo SOMFellowship, Gastroenterology (IM)
  • Millard Fillmore HospitalMillard Fillmore HospitalResidency, Millard Fillmore Hospital
  • Sapienza University of RomeSapienza University of RomeMedical School
  • University of RomeUniversity of RomeOther Training, Fellow, Endocrinology
  • American University of BeirutAmerican University of BeirutOther Training, BS, Chemistry and Biology

Dr. Fayad's Certifications & Licensure

  • NV State Medical LicenseNV State Medical License1985 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1984 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1988
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineGastroenterology, 1989

Dr. Fayad's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best AVO superb rating > 92012
  • Vegas Inc health care headingLas Vegas life’s top doctor 2012 the best of the best Dr for southern Nevada Las VegasVegas Inc health care heading, 2012
  • Most compassionate physician consumer research council of America2011
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Dr. Fayad's Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Glucagon Like Immunoreactivity (GLI) Induced by Bombesin In Man.Delle Fave, G. Tamburrano, L. Demagistris, M. Mauceri, A. Kohn and J. Bou Fayad,, Gastroenterology, Vol. 78, no. 5, p. 1155
  • Plasma Levels of Extrapancreatic Glucagon (GLI) and Nesidioglucagon (IRG) in Patients with Esophagoplasty.G. Tamburrano, F. Tonelli, A. Lala, M. Maceci, J. Bou Fayad and D. Andreani, International Symposium on Hypoglycemia, p. 493, Serono publi., Rome
  • Bombesin and growth of digestive organs.Bou-Fayad J, Delle Fave G, Tamburano G, DeMagistris L, Mauceri M, Khon A, Gastroenterology. 1986 Oct;91(4):1035-6.
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Ormoni Recetori e Cancro.Chapter: The Effect of Somatostatin Infusion in Functioning Islet Cell Tumors (Chapter 14).
    G. Tamburrano, F. Tonelli, A. Lala, M. Maceci, J. Bou Fayad and D. Andreani
    Editors: S. Iacobelli.Societa Editrice, Universo Roma


  • Supply Side Model-Based Diabetes Drug Design yields MetaBrake™, an enhanced Metformin with added properties of Lipid Control and Weight Loss in Insulin Resistant T2D Patients.Jerome J. Schentag PharmD, Scott V. Monte, PharmD, Joseph Fayad MD, Fourth annual meeting for drug discovery, Boston
  • Oral Mimetic of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery.Joseph Fayad, Scott V. Monte, Jerome J. Schentag, Scientific session of the American Diabetes Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Fayad's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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