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Gastroenterologist Joins Creighton Medical Associates

Gastroenterologist Joins Creighton Medical Associates

Bennie R. Upchurch, M.D., has joined Creighton Medical Associates as chief of the Division of Gastroenterology. Upchurch is board certified in gastroenterology and will see patients at the Center for Digestive Disorders at Creighton University Medical Center.

His clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, motility disorders, reflux, therapeutic and developmental endoscopy, colon cancer-screening, implantable devices and bariatric treatments as well as the evaluation of medical technology. He is an associate professor in the Creighton University School of Medicine.

Upchurch comes to Creighton from the Cleveland Clinic. He received his gastroenterology fellowship training at Ohio State University Hospitals in Columbus, where he was the chief clinical fellow. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and earned his medical degree at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. To schedule an appointment, call 402.449.4692.