- Internal Medicine
Dr. Hajar completed her medical degree at the University of Hassan II School of Medicine in Casablanca, Morocco. She has since moved to the US to pursue further clinical training. She completed an internal medicine residency at Nassau University Medical Center in New York where she was selected to complete an additional year of Chief resident duties. During that year she actively participated in the training and education of residents and students as well as various hospital quality improvement projects. She also earned an honorary clinical preceptor title from Suny Stony Brook University.
After obtaining her board certification from the American board of Internal Medicine, she practiced as a Hospital Based Specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento California. This allowed her to strengthen her foundational diagnostic and treatment skills caring for patients with various complexity levels.
Dr. Hajar gained interested in gastroenterology early in her training through her love for nutritional science and interest in preventative medicine. She completed her fellowship in gastroenterology from Nassau University Medical Center in New York. She was designated by her colleagues and mentors as fellow of the year during her training.
Her practice interest include general esophageal, gastric and intestinal disorders. Endoscopies, colonoscopies, video capsule endoscopy, general hepatology and some motility disorders. She also strongly advocates for women’s health in general with particular emphasis on digestive health, early cancer screening, pregnancy and women dominant functional disorders.