Gastroenterologist joins Cookeville Regional Medical Group
Friday, Jul 27, 2012
Dr. Michael Zelig.
COOKEVILLE – Michael Zelig, M.D., a specialist in gastroenterology, has joined the staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He will also join fellow gastroenterologists Maan Anbari, M.D., Phillip Bertram, M.D., and Joyce Bremer, M.D., in their practice, Cookeville Regional Medical Group Gastroenterology Consultants, located at 438 N. Whitney Ave., Cookeville.
Zelig is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. Gastroenterology involves the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the stomach, intestines and related structures such as the esophagus, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Zelig has special interest in inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer prevention.
Zelig received his medical degree in 1988 from the State University New York in Syracuse, N.Y. He did his internship and residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/North Central Bronx Hospital through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y. He then completed a research fellowship in gastroenterology as an Irving clinical research fellow at the Lahey Clinic, Harvard Medical School in Burlington, Mass., and a clinical fellowship in gastroenterology at the Lahey Clinic/New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Burlington and Boston.
Zelig practiced in Florida for more than 18 years prior to moving to Cookeville. Zelig and his wife have three children.
Zelig is accepting new patients. To make an appointment, call his office at (931) 783-2616.