Gastroenterology

Shakeel Ahmed, MD

Dr. Shakeel Ahmed is a digestive and liver diseases specialist practicing in Fairview Heights IL.  He completed 3 years of fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Louisville. Dr. Ahmed is board certified by the American Board of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, which confirms the highest qualification and knowledge in the field of gastroenterology. Dr. Ahmed’s practice further specializes in advanced therapeutic endoscopy and is one of the largest referral centers for ERCP’s and EUS and all pancreatobiliary disorders in the Greater Saint Louis area.

Giuseppe Aliperti, MD

 Dr. Giuseppe Aliperti received his Medical Degree in 1979 at the Universita degli Studi Federico Secondo in Naples, Italy. He completed a residency in internal medicine at St.Mary’s Health Center and then a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. In addition to having presented his research at national conferences, he has given more than 500 invited lectures locally and worldwide. He is now in private practice in St. Louis area, where he performs about 1,000 ERCP's yearly.
 

Robert Garner, DO

Dr. Robert Garner is a Family Medicine Physician. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at St.Louis University and Scott Air Force Base.
 

Alexis Wernsman, APN

Alexis Wernsman, APN, is experienced in both family practice and gastroenterology.

Jessica Clay, NP-C

Jessica Clay, NP-C, is a graduate of Maryville University and is experienced in both surgery and gastroenterology.