Jessica Zehr, PA-C

November 7, 2014 |

Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Science: 2008
DeSales University

Medical Education:
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies: 2009
DeSales University

Affiliations:
American Academy of Physician Assistants

Jay M. Pyrtle, MD

March 18, 2013 |

Medical Education:
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC: 2006

Residency:
Duke University Medical Center: 2009

Fellowship:
Duke University Medical Center: 2012

Board Certifications:
Gastroenterology: 2012
Internal Medicine: 2009

Paula M. Guenther, ACNP-BC

March 18, 2013 |

Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix, Jacksonville, Florida : 2001

Medical Education:
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana : 2005

Affiliations:
Sigma Theta Tau- International Honor Society of Nursing
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Dora M. Brodie, MD

December 12, 2012 |

Medical Education:
Duke University Department of Medicine : 1975

Internships:
The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital : 1974

Residency:
Georgetown University Hospital : 1979

Fellowship:
University of Pittsburgh : 1981

Board Certifications:
Gastroenterology : 1981
Internal Medicine : 1979

Affiliations:
American Medical Association
American Gastroenterology Association
North Carolina Medical Society

Amy S. Esterwood, PA-C

December 12, 2012 |

Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Science : 1983
Colorado State University

Medical Education:
Physician Assistant : 1987
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University

Affiliations:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
North Carolina Medical Society

Carl E. Gessner, MD

December 12, 2012 |

Medical Education:
University of Maryland at Baltimore : 1990

Internships:
Duke University Medical Center : 1991

Residency:
Duke University Medical Center : 1993

Fellowship:
Duke University Medical Center : 1996

Board Certifications:
Gastroenterology : 1995
Internal Medicine : 1993
Medical Examiners : 1991

Affiliations:
North Carolina Medical Society
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine
American Gastroenterology Association
American College of Gastroenterology
American Medical Association
Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Sarah Gribbin, PA-C

December 12, 2012 |

Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities : 1980
University of Colorado, Boulder

Graduate School Education:
Master of Health Science, Physician Assistant Program : 1994
Duke University

Affiliations:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
North Carolina Medical Society

Daniel P. Jacobs, MD

December 12, 2012 |

Medical Education:
Northwestern University Medical School; Chicago, IL : 1998

Residency:
Evanston/Northwestern Hospital; Evanston, IL : 2002 – 2003
Chief Medical Resident
Evanston/Northwestern Hospital; Evanston, IL : 1999 – 2002
Resident/Intern

Fellowship:
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center; Lebanon, NH : 2003 – 2006

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine : 2006
Board Certified for Gastroenterology : 2006

In Practice Since:
2006

Affiliations:
American Gastroenterological Association; Trainee Member
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Trainee Member
American College of Gastroenterology; Trainee Member

Robert D. Kaplan, MD

December 12, 2012 |

Director, LeBauer Research Associates

Undergraduate Education:
Stanford University

Medical Education:
Cornell University Medical College : 1979

Internships:
New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center : 1979

Residency:
New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center : 1980

Fellowship:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania : 1982

Board Certifications:
Gastroenterology : 1984
Internal Medicine : 1982

Affiliations:
Medical Advisory Committee for Crohn’s, Colitis Foundation of America
North Carolina Medical Society
North Carolina Medical Society
Crohn’s Colitis Foundation of America
American Liver Foundation
American College of Physicians
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association
American Medical Association

David R. Patterson, MD

December 12, 2012 |

Medical Education:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine : 1973

Internships:
North Carolina Memorial Hospital : 1974

Residency:
North Carolina Memorial Hospital (Internal Medicine) : 1976

Fellowship:
University of Florida Medical Center (Gastroenterology and Liver Disease) : 1978

Board Certifications:
Addiction Medicine : 2004
Gastroenterology : 1979
Internal Medicine : 1976

Affiliations:
Greensboro Society of Medicine
American Society of Addictive Medicine
Clinical Professor of Medicine at UNC School of Medicine
American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow
American College of Physicians, Fellow
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Gastroenterology Association, Fellow
North Carolina Medical Society
Guilford County Medical Society
American Medical Society

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