Taddese T. Desta, M. D.

Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine

Education

♦ Internship: Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
♦ Residency: Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
♦ Fellowship: U.C. Davis, Sacramento, CA

Honors

♦ Victory College, Alexandria Egypt – Certificate of Merit, 06/1980
♦ The American Institute of Chemists Student Research and Recognition Award EOSC
♦ Dean’s Honor List, (most quarters attended)
♦ Academic Honors, (most quarters attended)
♦ The French Foundation for Education and Research Scholarship Award, 06/1992

Board Certification

♦ American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995
♦ American Board of Gastroenterology, 1997- 2007
♦ Re-certified 2009-2019

Memberships

♦ American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995
♦ American Board of Gastroenterology, 1997- 2007
♦ Re-certified 2009-2019
♦ American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995
♦ American Board of Gastroenterology, 1997- 2007
♦ Re-certified 2009-2019
♦ American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995
♦ American Board of Gastroenterology, 1997- 2007

Cynthia L. Schaeffer, M. D.

Gastroenterology

Education

♦ Internship: Saint Louis University
♦ Residency: Saint Louis University
♦ Fellowship: Saint Louis University
♦ MD: Saint Louis University

Board Certification

♦ UMSLE step 1: July 1997
♦ UMSLE step 2: August 1998
♦ UMSLE step 3: April 2003
♦ American Board of Internal Medicine, August 2002
♦ American Board of Gastroenterology, November 2005

Carlton Wayne Thomas, Jr., M.D.

Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine

Education

♦ M.D.Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC
♦ Intern and Resident, Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
♦ Fellow, Gastroenterology Clinician Investigator Program
♦ Fellow, NIH Clinical Pharmacology
♦ Courses in Statistics, Protocol Development, and Research Ethics Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN
♦ B.S., Biology: University of South Carolina Honors College Columbia, SC

Board Certification

♦ American Board of Internal Medicine
♦ ABIM Gastroenterology

Honors

♦ Presidential Scholarship University of South Carolina
♦ Phi Beta Kappa Freshman 4.0
♦ USC Honors College/ University of Leeds Exchange Program Leeds University, Leeds England
♦ Phi Beta Kappa University of South Carolina
♦ magna cum laude University of South Carolina Honors College
♦ Alpha Omega Alpha, Senior Member Medical University of South Carolina
♦ NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

Memberships

♦ American Gastroenterological Association
♦ Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
♦ Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
♦ American College of Gastroenterology
♦ American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
♦ American Medical Association
♦ Southern California GI Association

Ivan P. Cubas, M.D.

Gastroenterology

Education

♦ Fellowship: Beth Israel Deconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
♦ Fellowship: Providence Hospital and Medical Center
♦ Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
♦ MD: Caytano Heredia Peruvian University

Experience

♦ Principal Investigator, Precision Research Institute, , San Diego, CA
♦ Gastroenterologist, Digestive Disease Associates, Inc, San Diego, CA
♦ Endoscopist, Euclid Endoscopy Center, San Diego, CA and Endoscoy Center of Chula Vista, Chula Vista, CA
♦ Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist andAdvanced Endoscopist, Allegiant Health, Jackson, Michigan
♦ Physician, Private Practice, Rimac International, Lima, Peru

Board Certification

♦ Dual Board Certification; Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology