N. Jewel Samadder, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
N. Jewel Samadder, MD, MSc, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is also a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator and a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program. He sees patients in HCI’s High Risk Colon Cancer Clinic.
His clinical interests include gastrointestinal cancer syndromes and endoscopic oncology. He specializes in endoscopic procedures including ultrasound, small bowel balloon enteroscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. His research focuses on the early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer, including studying the risk of colorectal cancer associated with genetic predisposition, lifestyle factors, chronic diseases, and chemoprevention.
Samadder received his medical degree from the University of Toronto in Canada where he also completed his internal medicine residency. He subsequently completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and an advanced endoscopy fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. During his gastroenterology fellowship, Samadder also completed his master’s degree in healthcare research at the University of Michigan Medical School, and obtained specialized training in cancer genetics at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.