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Local docs named fellows of the American Gastroenterological Association



Gastroenterology Consultants, Ltd., announced today that John F. Gray, MD, FACG, AGAF, and Craig M. Sande, MD, FACG, AGAF, have been named Fellows of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the nation’s oldest medical society dedicated to disorders of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Through the fellowship program, the AGA honors superior professional achievement in clinical private or academic practice and in basic or clinical research. “We are pleased to announce the most recent inductees for the AGA Fellowship program,” said Ian L. Taylor, MD, PhD, AGAF, AGA Institute President. “AGA Fellowship is an honor bestowed to members who have been recognized by their peers and community for superior professional achievement in practice and/or research in the field of gastroenterology.”

”The past 25 years of practice in Reno have been incredibly rewarding, participating in the major advances in the scope and quality of digestive health care in our region,” says Dr. John Gray, founder of Gastroenterology Consultants, Ltd. “The important work that we are now doing statewide in the Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership is particularly special as we have the opportunity to save the lives of so many Nevadans and move our state from the bottom to the top of the list of the 50 states with the best colon cancer screening rates.” Dr. Gray is also President of the Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership.

Dr. Craig Sande adds that he is humbled and honored to have been awarded Fellowship status in the American Gastroenterological Association and will now proudly display the letters “AGAF” following his name. “It has been exciting to participate in the rapidly advancing field of gastroenterology since returning to my hometown of Reno in 1990 and I look forward to the opportunity to serve our residents for many years to come.” Dr. Craig Sande is President and CEO of Gastroenterology Consultants, Ltd.

The mission of the AGA is to promote the science and practice of gastroenterology through the support of research, education, advocacy and practice.

About Gastroenterology Consultants, Ltd.

Gastroenterology Consultants, Ltd.(GIC) has been serving residents of Northern Nevada and adjacent cities in California since 1986. Our Physicians are board-certified, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive and liver problems in both adult and pediatric patients. GIC has five medical office clinics and three adjacent endoscopy centers in the Reno, Carson City, and Minden/Gardnerville area. www.giconsultants.com

About the AGA

The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include 17,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology. The AGA Institute administers the practice, research and educational programs of the organization. www.gastro.org.

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