Seeking Women with Hot Flashes for NIH Study at the Center
November 10, 2011
Are you a woman aged 45 to 60? Are you currently experiencing menopausal hot flashes? Researchers at Chapel Hill Doctors Health Center would like to invite you to participate in an acupuncture study sponsored by the National Institute of Health. Ju... Read Full Announcement
Dr. Drossman has been in academic medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine for 40 years and has committed his career as a gastroenterologist to patients in the field of functional GI and motility disorders, and also crossover areas of medicine, and psychosomatic medicine. With a passion for helping patients and teaching clinical and communication clinical skills, he trained with Dr. George Engel and became a charter fellow in the Amercian Academy on Physician and Patient (now American Academy of Communication and HealthCare) that teaches academicians communication skills. He has held leadership positions in Gastroenterology organizations including the American Gastroenterology Association and the Rome Foundation, has performed several NIH funded studies, studied the clinical aspects of mind-body interactions and the biopsychosocial model, and is recognized internationally as a teacher of gasteroenterology, communication skills and the doctor-patient relationship. He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, as well as completing postgraduate residencies and certification in internal medicine, additional fellowship training in psychosocial medicine and fellowships and certification in Gastroenterology.
Clinical Appointment Days: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Initial Visit with Dr. Drossman: $600 per hour (lasting normally 90-120 mintues)
Follow-up Visits: $600 per hour (lasting normally 30 mins.)
Phone consultation appointments are available. Please contact Ceciel Rooker at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Drossman Gastroenterology is a cash only private practice: we do not file for insurance reimbursement (though proper forms will be provided for patients to do so) and will not accept Medicare.
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Kellie Bunn, PA-C
Kellie Bunn is a certified Physician Assistant. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, and the North Carolina Medical Society. She earned a degree of Master of Health Sciences from Duke University in 2011 and was inducted in Pi Alpha, the national honor society for physician assistants at that time.
Kellie is a native of North Carolina and earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005.
Kellie will see all new patients with Dr. Drossman, will assist in diagnostic and treatment planning and will be available by phone for any questions. She will also continue to see patients in follow up usually with Dr. Drossman or at times, individually.