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Allah B. Haafiz, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Hepatology


  • Gastroenterology/Nutrition

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1004
    Fax: 501-364-6291
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • M.B., B.S., Quaid-i-Azam Medical School, Pakistan, 1989


  • Pathology, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Pakistan, 1989-1990
  • Pediatrics, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, 1991-1993
  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL, 1993-1996
  • Fellow, Pediatics Gastroenterology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2002-2005

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Kim RD., Book L., Haafiz A., Schwartz JJ., Sorensen JB., Gonzalez-Peralta RP. Liver Transplantation in a 7-month-old girl with Caroli's disease.. J Pediatr Surg 2011 August; 46(8):1638-41.
  • Journal Article, Jaclyn L Otero., Regino P Gonzalez-Peralta., Joel M Andres., Christopher D Jolley., Don A Novak., Allah Haafiz. Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase in Children: An Algorithm to Determine When a "Wait and See" Approach is Optimal.. (Accepted for Publication in Clinical Medicine Insights: Pediatrics) 2011
  • Journal Article, Allah Haafiz., Hilton M. Bernstein., Mark Beveridge., Donald A. Novak. Both Genders Can Propagate Obesity-Prone-Phenotype Impacting Placental Amino Acid Transport System A Activity in a Rat Model of Gestational Protein Restriction. Adv Clin Exp Med 2010 July; 19(3):301-12.
  • Journal Article, Allah Haafiz., Yuan-Xiang Pan., Donald Novak. Placental Amino Acid Transport System: an Assessment of SNAT1 and SNAT2 Expression in F1 and F2 Placentas in a Rat Model of Gestational Protein Restriction. Adv Clin Exp Med 2010 19(5):563-572.
  • Journal Article, Christian Farrington., Don Novak., Chen Liu., Allah Haafiz. Immunohistochemical localization of transforming growth factor beta-1 and its relationship with collagen expression in advanced liver fibrosis due to biliary atresia. Clin Exp Gastroenterol 2010 3:185 -191.
  • Journal Article, S Schlessinger., Flowood K Kokko., J Fratkin., F Butt., A Hawxby., A Haafiz. Balamuthia mandrillaris Transmitted Through Organ Transplantation - Mississippi, 2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2010 September; 59(36)
  • Journal Article, Haafiz A. Liver fibrosis in biliary atresia. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2010 June; 4(3):335-43.
  • Journal Article, Michael S. Stalvey., Daniel M. Torrez., Jennifer Hillan., Regino P. Gonzalez-Peralta., Allah Haafiz., Arlan L. Rosenbloom. Improves Growth in Children with Cystic Fibrosis Related Liver Disease. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2008 21(8):793-7.
  • Journal Article, Davis MK., Andres JM., Jolley CD., Novak DA., Haafiz AB., Gonzalez-Peralta RP. Antibodies to Escherichia coli outer membrane porin C in the absence of anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiare antibodies and anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies are an unreliable marker of Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis.. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2007 October; 45(4):409-13.
  • Journal Article, Jansson N., Pettersson J., Haafiz A., Ericsson A., Palmbert I., Tranberg M. Down-regulation of placental transport of amino acids precedes the development of intrauterine growth restriction in rats fed a low protein diet.. J Physiol 2006 November; 576(Pt 3):935-46.

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