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Darwin Conwell, MD
Division Director, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition; Professor of Clinical Medicine

 

Edward J. Levine, MD
Associate Director, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition; Director of Prison Medicine; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Comprehensive GI and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

Razvan Arsenescu, MD, PhD
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

 

Akeek Bhatt, MD
Medical Director, Endoscopy – University Hospital East; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

 

Connie Coburn, CNP
Certified Nurse Practitioner

 

Samer El-Dika, MD
Director of Endoscopic Quality and Outcomes; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Endoscopic Ultrasound FNA, ERCP, Balloon-Assisted Enteroscopy

 

J. Royce Groce, MD
Medical Director of Endoscopy – OSUWMC Main Campus; Director, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship Program; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Advanced Endoscopy; ERCP

 

James Hanje, MD
Director of Hepatology; Director, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Acute Chronic Liver Disease; Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Hepatitis B; Autoimmune Hepatitis

Research Interests
Acute Liver Failure; Coagulopathy in Liver Disease

 

Pamella Kibbe, CNP
Certified Nurse Practitioner

 

Robert B. Kirkpatrick, MD
Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Liver and Biliary Tract Diseases; Liver Transplant Evaluation

Research Interests
Bile Acid Metabolism; Drug Metabolism; Hepatitis

 

Somashekar Krishna, MD
Director of Clinical Research; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Luminal Stent Placement, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Research Interests
Solid and Cystic Pancreatic Lesions, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Advanced Imaging Techniques, Gastrointestinal Complications of Chemotherapy

 

Deborah Larson, CNP
Certified Nurse Practitioner

 

William M Lee, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Viral Hepatitis B and C; Drug Induced Liver Injury; Acute Liver Failure and Liver Transplantation

 

Douglas Levin, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Hepatology

Research Interests
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

 

Na Li, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

 

Marty Meyer, MD
Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Celiac Sprue; Capsule Endoscopy

 

Anthony Michaels, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Hepatology

 

Ronald Miller, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

 

Purvi Panchal, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Comprehensive Gastroenterology

 

Sheryl A. Pfeil, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director of Undergraduate Medical Education; Medical Director, Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center

Clinical Interests
Gastric and Esophageal Disorders including Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Esophageal Reflux; Colon Cancer Screening; Celiac Disease; Women’s GI Health

Research Interests
Simulation; Education; Patient Outcomes

 

Christine Salem, MS, APRN, FNP-C
Certified Nurse Practitioner

 

Katie Scholl, CNP
Certified Nurse Practitioner

 

Sheetal Sharma, MBBS
Associate Director of Endoscopic Quality and Outcomes; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Upper Endoscopy, Colonoscopy and Colon Cancer Screening, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Single and Double Balloon Enteroscopy, GI Tract Stenting, and Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA/BARRX) for Barretts's Esophagus

 

Cynthia Sleppy, CNP
Certified Nurse Practitioner

Bennie Upchurch, MD
Director of Compliance and Coding; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

 

Jon P. Walker, MD
Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound; Medical Director of Endoscopy – Stoneridge Internal Medicine; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Endoscopic Ultrasound

 

Jeffrey Wenzke, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Quality Improvement

 

Cheng Zhang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine