East Alabama Health has announced the inauguration of the Gastroenterology Center of EAMC on September 5, 2023. This new center aims to offer specialized and comprehensive care for patients with digestive and gastrointestinal issues. Dr. J. Randall Newman, M.D., will be the primary physician at the clinic.
Dr. Newman completed his undergraduate studies in molecular biology at Vanderbilt University and pursued his medical degree and residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was honored with the Osler Award for Excellence in Clinical Diagnosis by an Intern. Subsequently, he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at Vanderbilt. Dr. Newman has a keen interest in therapeutic endoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). The clinic operates from Monday to Thursday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. It is situated under Canopy Four at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.