Office Address:
1211 21st Ave, South, MAB, Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt IBD Center, Room / Suite Suite 220, Nashville, TN 37232-2702

Associate Professor of Medicine


MD - University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
B.S. - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Clinical Interest

Director- Multi-disciplinary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Gastroenterology Fellow Rotation: 2011- present
• Founding director and worked with multiple divisions to incorporates multiple disciplines from surgery, pathology and radiology into gastroenterology fellowship education program

Director- Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship 2018-present
• Initiated fellowship application, developed curriculum, and worked closely with the GME office to obtain approval for advanced fellowship rotation in IBD

Course Director- Nashville Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America- Provider and Patient Education Conference: 2011 - present

Director of the Integrative Medicine Oschner Students Rotation within the IBD clinic 2013- present

Foundations of Health Preceptor 2017
• Preceptor for first year medical students as their first introduction to clinical medicine

Founding director of the IBD Pediatric Transition Clinic with Dr. Dedrick Moulton within Pediatric Gastroenterology 2013- present

Created protocol and perform Fecal Microbiota Transplant for severe recurrent Clostridium Difficile

Areas of Expertise

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)