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Edward C. Adler, MD

Dr. Edward C. Adler is the founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville. After receiving his M.D. at the University of Louvain in Belgium, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Jewish Hospital/University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, followed by a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and a Fellow of The American College of Gastroenterology. He has served on the Board of Governors of the College. Presently he is in his third term as ACG Governor for Kentucky. A member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, he has lectured both locally and nationally on a variety of gastrointestinal topics ranging from Celiac disease to Screening Colonoscopy. He has served as Medical Staff President at Norton Suburban Hospital as well as Chief of Endoscopy and is currently physician advisor for the Greater Louisville Celiac Sprue Support Group. Dr. Adler is also on the Board of Directors of the KY Colon Cancer Prevention Project and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville. His special interests include screening colonoscopy and colon cancer prevention, Celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Adler lives in Louisville with his wife, Beth, and has two children, Sara and David.

Martin Mark, MD

Dr. Martin Mark received his M.D. degree Cum Laude from the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. He then completed a rotating residency in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics Emergency Medicine, Surgery and OBGYN at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. He subsequently moved to the United States in 1984 where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Pittsburgh Health Center. He subsequently completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass.

Dr. Mark is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He was elected a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology in 1994, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 1998, a Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association in 2005, and a Fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in 2008.

Dr. Mark is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville. Previous academic appointments have included teaching Fellowship Physician in the Department of Medicine at Tufts University, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Consulting Associate in the Department of Medicine of Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Mark was elected for three successive terms as the Governor representing the State of Kentucky on the National Board of Governors of the American College of Gastroenterology. He received the “Senior Governor Award” at the American College of Gastroenterology National Meeting in Seattle in 2003. As member of the National Affairs Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology he played an important role in lobbying and eventually succeeding in making colon cancer screening a mandated benefit for Medicare beneficiaries. Dr. Mark also is a Board Member of the Kentucky Colon Cancer Prevention Project.

Dr. Mark was the chairman of the Digestive Cancer Committee at Baptist Hospital East, which established guidelines for the management of colorectal, esophageal, pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Mark has extensive experience in the management of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pancreatic Disease, Functional Bowel Disorders, and Liver Diseases including Hepatitis C.

Dr. Mark, together with his wife Ronna and two children Daniel and Joshua, have made Louisville their home since 1992.

Gerard Siciliano, MD

Dr. Gerard V. Siciliano attended Medical School at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He graduated in 1991 and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center. His Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology was completed at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in 1996. After completing his medical training in New York, he joined Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville. Dr. Siciliano is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. He serves on the Patient Care Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology. He is currently President of the Medical staff at Norton Suburban Hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville.

Dr. Siciliano has been involved in many clinical research studies as Research Coordinator at Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville. He has extensive experience performing gastroscopy, esophageal dilation, colonoscopy and ERCP.

Dr. Siciliano has lived in the Louisville area with his wife Dianne and two sons, Matthew and Drew since 1996.

Melissa Quinn MSN, ARNP

Melissa Quinn received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Louisville in 1994. She formerly worked as a registered nurse at Baptist Hospital East for eight years on the medical/surgical unit as well as in home health. Mrs. Quinn received her master's degree in nursing from the University of Louisville in 2002. She achieved her board certification as a family nurse practitioner in 2003 and joined the practice later that year. She currently lives in Oldham County with her husband Andrew and sons Nathan and Maxwell.

Shelley Wooldridge, MSN, ARNP

Shelley Wooldridge received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Spalding University in 2002. She formerly worked as a Registered Nurse at Baptist Hospital East on a Medical-Surgical Unit. Mrs. Wooldridge received her master's degree in nursing from Spalding University in 2005 and achieved board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner later that year. She worked for two years as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a busy primary care practice before deciding to specialize in Gastroenterology. She joined Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville in July of 2007. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives. She currently lives in Bullitt County with her husband Jeremy, son Blake, and daughter Macy.