Sheikh receives distinguished Laureate Award

Community Regional Medical Center’s Muhammad Sheikh M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF, has received the chapter Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians, California Northern Chapter.

Laureate Award winners are long-standing and loyal supporters of the College who have rendered distinguished service to their chapters and community and have upheld the high ideals and professional standards for which the College is known. The award honors ACP Fellows and Masters who have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research and service to their community, region and the college.

Dr. Sheikh is chief of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Community and director of GI Fellowship Program at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program. Dr. Sheikh is a fellow of American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology and is certified with American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists.

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