Meet the Faculty - Gastroenterology Fellowship

Andrew S. Warner, MD 
Chairman
Telephone: 781-744-8494
 

Dr. Warner received his MD degree from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. He completed his internship and medical residency at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA and his GI Fellowship at Lahey Clinic before joining the staff in 1992.

Dr. Warner carried out advanced training in inflammatory bowel diseases with Dr. Warren Nugent and holds academic appointments at Harvard and Tufts Universities.

Interests  

  • Crohn's disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colorectal cancer surveillance strategies
  • New therapies for IBD

David L. Burns, MD, CNSP 
Director, Nutrition Support Service
Telephone: 781-744-8743 
 

Dr. Burns obtained his MD from the Boston University School of Medicine and completed his internship and medical residency at the New England Deaconess Hospital. He completed a Hyperalimentation and Clinical Nutrition Fellowship at the New England Deaconess Hospital and his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Lahey Clinic. He has held academic appointments at the Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Burns joined the Lahey Clinic Staff in 1999. 

Interests  

  • Malabsorptive disorders
  • Parenteral and enteral nutrition
  • Enteral access with PEG/endoscopic feeding tubes
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pancreatic and biliary disease
  • Novel nutritional supplements
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Nutrition support
  • Nutritional support of acute pancreatitis
  • Novel nutritional supplements
  • Parenteral verses enteral nutrition

Stella Y. Chow, MD
Director of Gastroenterology, Lahey Clinic North Shore
Telephone: 978-538-4300
 

Dr. Chow received her MD from the Boston University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the New England Deaconess Hospital, following which she completed a Gasteroenterology Fellowship at Lahey Clinic. In addition, Dr. Chow was an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellow from 1995 to 1996. Dr. Chow joined our Staff in 1996.

Interests  

  • Colorectal cancer screening strategies
  • Hepato-biliary and pancreatic cancer palliation
  • Hepatitis C and chronic liver disease
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • General Gastroenterology
Stephen C. Fabry, MD
Fellowship Program Director
Telephone: 781-744-8699

Dr. Fabry obtained his BA from Harvard College and MD degree from New York University. His internship and medical residency were completed at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA. He completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the New England Medical Center, Boston, MA. Dr. Fabry was Clinical Director of Gastroenterology at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center prior to joining the Lahey Clinic Staff in 2000.

Interests  

  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Cholestatic liver disease
  • General Gastroenterology

Michael E. Glick, MD
Director, Gastroenterology Motility Center
Telephone: 781-744-8385
 

Dr. Glick received his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his internship and medical residency at the University of Wisconsin and did a GI Fellowship at Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He has held academic appointments at the University of California at Irvine, Harvard Medical School and Tufts University. Dr. Glick joined the Lahey Clinic Staff in 1988 and has written over 20 publications and book chapters on esophageal disorders during his career.

Interests  

  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease and complications
  • Esophageal and gastric cancer
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Achalasia
  • Non cardiac chest pain and manometry
  • Diagnosis and management of achalasia
  • Gastric and intestinal motility and dysmotility syndrome

Eric D. Goldberg, MD
Telephone: 781-744-2500
 

Dr. Goldberg received his MD from the Hahnemann University School of Medicine. He complited his internship and medical residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA and his Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship training at Lahey Clinic before joining the staff in 2000.

Interests  

  • Hepatitis B & C
  • Liver transplant medicine
  • Cholestatic liver disease
  • Hemochromatosis

Fredric D. Gordon, MD
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation & Hepatology
Telephone: 781-744-5330
Email: Fredric_D_Gordon@lahey.org
 

Dr. Gordon received his MD from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his internship, medical residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship training at the Deaconess Hospital. In addition, he completed a transplant hepatology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He has held an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical School. Dr. Gordon has numerous publications on hepatology, portal hypertension and liver transplantation. He joined Lahey Clinic in 1999.

Interests  

  • Intensive care hepatology
  • Management of portal hypertension
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • Hepatitis B andC
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Adult living donor liver transplantation
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Bioartificial liver devices
  • Interferon/ribavirin for hepatitis C reinfection after transplantation
  • Neoral vs. tacrolimus in hepatitis C liver transplant recipients
  • National hemochromatosis registry
  • Bioartificial liver assist device for patients with fulminant hepatic failure or primary graft non-function
  • Innovative therapies for viral hepatitis

Frederick W. Heiss, MD
Telephone: 781-744-8743
 

Dr. Heiss received his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his internship and medical residency at Boston City Hospital and the Mayo Clinic. He joined Lahey Clinic in 1975 after completing his Gastroenterology training at the Mayo Clinic.

Interests  

  • Novel endoscopic approaches to gastrointestinal
  • Hepato-biliary and pancreatic cancer palliation
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic and biliary diseases
  • Expandable metal stents and biliary strictures
  • Endoscopic techniques in management of biliary injury
  • Management of chronic pancreatitis

Stephen F. Nezhad, MD
Telephone: 978-538-4362
 

Dr. Nezhad obtained his MD from the University of Connecticut Medical School and completed his internship and residency training at the Maine Medical Center and his gastroenterology Fellowship at Lahey Clinic. Dr. Nezhad joined the Lahey Clinic Staff in 2003.

Interests  

  • Colon cancer, screening and genetics
  • Hepatitis C
  • GERD

Kristen M. Robson, MD
Telephone: 781-744-8494
 

Dr. Robson received her MD degree from Jefferson Medical College. She completed her internship and medical residency at the Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA and her Gastroenterology & Hepatology fellowship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. Dr. Robson joined the Lahey Clinic staff in 2000.

Interests  

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal Motility
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal disorders in the elderly
  • Barrett's esophagus