Gastroenterology Fellowship

Fellowship Faculty

Koch Kenneth L

Kenneth L. Koch, MD, Section Chief
University of Iowa, MD, 1975
Fellowship: University of Florida
Professor of Internal Medicine, Director - Digestive Health Center
Clinical and Research Interests: Unexplained Nausea, Gastroparesis, Esophageal Disorders, Motility Disorders, Gastric Dysrhythmias

  

Bloomfeld Richard Seth

Richard S. Bloomfeld, MD, MS, FACP
Washington University School of Medicine, MD, 1994
Fellowship: Duke University
Professor of Internal Medicine, Director - Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic
Clinical and Research Interests: Gastroenterology, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

Bonkovsky Herbert Lloyd

Herbert Bonkovsky, MD, AB, FAASLD, FACG, FACP
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MD, 1967
Fellowship: Yale
Professor of Internal Medicine and Translational Science, Director - Liver Services
Clinical and Research Interests: Hepatology, Porphyria, Drug-Induced Liver Injury

 

Joel Bruggen 7-2014

Joel T. Bruggen, MD
University of Kansas, MD, 1983
Fellowship: University of California at San Francisco
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine,
Director - Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Director of Medical Education - Gastroenterology
Clinical and Research Interests: General Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geriatrics, Evidence-based Medicine

 

Jason_Conway

Jason D. Conway, MD, MPH
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, MD, 1999
University of North Carolina School of Public Health, MPH, 2005
Fellowship: University of North Carolina Hospital
Advanced Fellowship in Endoscopic Ultrasound: Medical University of South Carolina
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Director - Endoscopic Ultrasound Services,
Director - Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Program
Clinical and Research Interests: Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound

 

Evans John A

John A. (Jerry) Evans, MD
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, MD, 1998
Harvard Medical School, MMSc, 2005
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital
Advanced Fellowship - Interventional & Therapeutic Endoscopy
Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2006
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Director – Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders Service
Clinical and Research Interests: ERCP, EUS, and Endoscopic Approaches to Complications From Bariatric Operations

 

Fina

Michael Fina, MD
New York Medical College, MD, 1975
Fellowship:  Lahey Clinic Foundation
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:   General GI, IBD, Liver Disease

 

Mike Gaspari

Michael Gaspari, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine, MD, 1981
Fellowship:  Medical College of Virginia
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:   General GI, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

Gilliam John H

John H. Gilliam, MD
Medical College of Virginia, MD, 1970
Fellowship: Emory University
Professor of Internal Medicine, Director - Advanced Endoscopy
Clinical and Research Interests: Liver Disease, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Endoscopic Treatment of Biliary Calculi

 

Green Patrick

Patrick Green, MD, MS
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, MD, 2008
Fellowship: University of Miami
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Director - Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Clinical and Research Interests: General GI, IBD

 

Mishra Girish

Girish Mishra, MD, MS, FACP, FACG, Section Vice-Chief
University of Missouri, MD, 1992
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina
Professor of Internal Medicine
Executive Director, Digestive Health Service Line
Director - Endoscopy & Clinical Services
Clinical and Research Interests: Endoscopic Ultrasound, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Pancreatitis, GI Cancers

 

Nunez Marina

Marina Nunez, MD, PhD (Infectious Diseases)
University of Navarra, Spain, MD, 1988
University of Navarra, Spain, PhD, 1996
Fellowship: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests: Hepatitis, HIV Infection, Infectious Diseases

 

Pawa Rishi

Rishi Pawa, MD 
Sawai Man Singh Medical College, MBBS, 1997
Fellowship:   Harlem Hospital Center
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:  Advanced Endoscopy

 

Sean Rudnick

Sean Rudnick, MD
University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, MD, 2009
Fellowship:  University of Virginia
Transplant Hepatology Fellowship:  University of California, San Francisco
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:   Hepatology

  

Thorne Nyree K

Nyree K. Thorne, MD
SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse, MD, 2001
Fellowship: Winthrop University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Director - GI Neuromuscular Disorders Center
Clinical and Research Interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Incontinence, 
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

 

Weinberg Richard B

Richard B. Weinberg, MD
Johns Hopkins, MD, 1975
Fellowship: University of Chicago
Professor of Internal Medicine & Physiology and Pharmacology
Clinical and Research Interests: Clinical Nutrition, Biophysics and Biochemistry of Intestinal Apolipoproteins, Human Lipoprotein Metabolism, Effect of Diet on Human Lipoprotein Metabolism


VA Medical Center 

Neil Kassman

Neil Kassman, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD, 1983
Fellowship:  Emory University School of Medicine
Staff Physician, Gastroenterology Service
Clinical and Research Interests:   Crohn’s/IBD; IBS; GERD; Hemorrhoid Banding & Anal Fissure Management

 

Pancotto 2013

Frank Pancotto, MD
University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, MD, 1975
Fellowship:   Duke University
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:  General GI, GERD, IBD, Esophageal Motility Disorders 

 

Zurowski

Wayne Zurowski, MD
Downstate Medical Center, MD, 1981
Fellowship:  Bridgeport Hospital
Chief Gastroenterology, VA Medical Center
Clinical and Research Interests: Colorectal Screening Criteria & Barrett's Esophagus in High Risk VA Patients

 

Carolinas Medical Center

 
Andrew deLemos

Andrew deLemos, MD
University of Pennsylvania, MD, 2005
Fellowship:  Massachusetts General Hospital
Advanced Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology:  Massachusetts General Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:   Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

 

Russo

Mark Russo, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD, 1992
Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Medical Director, CMC Liver Transplant Program
Clinical and Research Interests: Hepatitis B and C, NASH, Autoimmune Liver Disease, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Hemochromatosis, Wilson's Disease, Acute Liver Failure

 

Schmeltzer 2013

Paul Schmeltzer, MD
Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD, 2003
Fellowship:   University of Cincinnati
Advanced Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology:  Mayo Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:  Liver Disease

 

zamor

Philippe Zamor, MD
Boston University School of Medicine, MD, 2003
Fellowship:   University of Cincinnati
Advanced Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology:  Columbia University Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:   Hepatitis, Hepatitis B and C, Liver Transplant, Hepatocellular Carcinoma

 

Clinical Faculty (Forsyth Medical Center)

Robert J. Holmes, MD, Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine

Daniel W. Murphy, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

John T. Sweeney, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

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