Daniel Kebede Daniels, MD, FACP, FACG (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) - Vice President & Board Member

Daniel Kedebe, MD is a Vice President and Board Member of Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. Dr. Daniels is currently Head of the Gastroenterology Division at Peninsula Regional Medical Centre in Salisbury, Maryland. From 1987 to 2007. Dr. Daniels was in Private practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Kansas City and Overland Park, Kansas. Earlier Dr. Daniels served in various capacities at the University of Missouri Medical School, Kansas City, Missouri, including as Assistant Professor in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Director of GI Motility Lab and Instructor in Clinical Medicine. Dr. Daniels obtained his medical degree in 1978 from Aristotelean University Medical School in Thessaloniki, Greece. After several years of practice internationally, in 1980 he enrolled in a Residency program in Internal Medicine at University of Virginia Hospitals Salem-Roanoke, Virginia, where he later served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine from 1983-1984. In 1986, Dr. Daniels then completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology/Liver and Pancreatic Diseases at the University of Missouri-Columbia Medical Center. Dr. Daniels is a Diplomate with the American Board of Gastroenterology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kebde is a Fellow with the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology. He is also a Member of the American Gastroenterological Association and American Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy. Dr. Daniels has published the following academic articles: Daniels, D.K., Schubert, T., Cuddy, P., et al: Affect of Methylcellulose on Esophageal Clearance of Liquid Sucralafate. Gastroenterology, 5 (2), 94, 1988; Daniels, D.K., Barthel, J.S., and Singh, A.: Transient Delayed Gastric Emptying Associated with Cutaneous Herpes, Zoster.Dig.  Dis.  Sci.  March 1987; Daniels, D.K.: Aortogastric Fistula from Hiatal Hernia Ulcer. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  Nov1987; Daniels, D.K.: Eosinophilia, Glucocorticoids and Systemic Strongyloidiasis. Virginia Medical.  Feb 1985; Daniels, D.K., and Roman, J.: Renal Cell Adenocarcinoma in End Stage Renal Disease. Virginia Medical, 3 (2): 96, 1984. Dr. Daniels also held the following leadship roles in professional associations: 1999 – 2000, President of the Southwest Clinical Society; 1994-1996, President, Kansas City Medical Society; 1993-1994, Regional Chairperson, Finance (American College of Physicians – ACP); 1992-1993, Regional Treasurer, ACP; 1991-1993, National Councilman, ACP; 1990-1993, Vice President, Kansas City Medical Society; and 1990-1993, Councilman, Missouri Society Internal Medicine. Dr. Daniels has been active in several associations and initiatives, including serving on the Executive board member for Ethiopian North American Health Professionals Association (ENAHPA), Vice Chair Board Member First Guard Health Care Plan (helped create the largest Missouri Medicaid program into managed care HMO which was later sold to a major health insurance company), and Volunteer physician and Medical Director for Kansas City Free Health Care Clinic. Dr. Daniels has also participated as a co-investigator in several research projects: Rabeprozole (Aciphex) Safety Study; with a grant from Ford Motor Company we surveyed the impact of H Pylori infection and set strategies for eradication; Misoprostil –Gastric Ulcer Protection; Somatostatin Analog in Variceal Bleeding; and MK 408 (Pepcid) Acute Peptic Ulcer Disease. He has also been recognized by the American College of Physicians outstanding academic and ethical achievement (1994); and by the American Academy of Family Physicians as active teacher of the year in family medicine (1997).