Schedule: Monday - Thursday: 8:00a - 5:00p  |  Friday: 8:00a - 2:00p

Our Providers

NE Digestive Physician Team

Northeast Digestive

Physicians

Mark D. Aldous, M.D.

Dr. Aldous is a graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He completed both residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at Duke University Medical Center. He has been in practice with Northeast Digestive Health Center since 2001. Out of the office, Dr. Aldous enjoys playing guitar, sporting clay […]

M. Benjamin Russell, M.D.

Dr. M. Benjamin Russell received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and then completed his residency at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He went on to complete his gastroenterology fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. Originally from Durham, NC, Dr. Russell is looking forward to being back […]

Geanina Anghel, M.D.

Dr. Anghel is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Targu Mures, Romania. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Anghel joined Northeast Digestive Health in 2015.

Alan W. Chiemprabha, M.D.

Dr. Chiemprabha completed his medical school training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Mississippi. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Wake Forest University as well as his fellowship in Gastroenterology. Dr. Chiemprabha has been in practice with Northeast Digestive Health Center since 2004. An outdoorsman, Dr. Chiemprabha likes to […]

Nirav P. Chiniwalla, M.D.

Dr. Chiniwalla is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital and his fellowship in gastroenterology was completed at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Chiniwalla joined Northeast Digestive Health Center in 2006. A self-proclaimed foodie, Dr. Chiniwalla enjoys Asian, Thai, and Indian […]

Sara K. Hawes, M.D.

Dr. Hawes completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University. She was also Chief Resident in Internal Medicine and completed her gastroenterology fellowship at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Hawes joined Northeast Digestive Health Center in 2007.

Matthew B. Myers, M.D.

Dr. Myers is a graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University – Rhode Island Hospital and his fellowship in gastroenterology was completed at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Myers joined Northeast Digestive Health Center in 2010.

Pavan A. Patel, M.D.

Dr. Pavan Patel is a graduate of Chicago Medical School. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency, as well as a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Patel joined Northeast Digestive Health Center in August 2020. Dr. Patel has a special interest in pancreatobiliary disease. He has advanced training in therapeutic endoscopy […]

Vinay M. Patel, M.D.

Dr. Patel is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency, as well as a fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Louisville Hospital. Dr. Patel joined Northeast Digestive Health Center in 2013.

David F. Rhodes, M.D.

Dr. Rhodes completed his medical school training at Vanderbilt University, where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. His fellowship in gastroenterology was completed at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has been in practice with Northeast Digestive Health Center since 1990.

Physician Assistants

Ishwari S. Amin, PA-C

Mrs. Amin is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has Nursing Assistant and Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers certifications. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina and her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Practice from Campbell University. Mrs. […]

Megan E. Quigg, PA-C

Mrs. Quigg is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and obtained her license through the North Carolina State Medical Board. She is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and holds a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Texas Southwestern and Bachelor of Arts […]

Elaine B. Smith, PA-C

Ms. Smith is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and obtained her license through the North Carolina State Medical Board. She is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and holds a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Kentucky and Bachelor of Arts in […]

Danielle M. Sykes, PA-C

Mrs. Sykes is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has current state of North Carolina Physician Assistant and Drug Enforcement Administration licenses, as well as Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certifications. She holds a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from East Carolina University, College of […]

Kelsey N. Trull, PA-C

Mrs. Trull is a graduate of the Physician Assistant Program at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Elon University. Kelsey joined Northeast Digestive Health Center in 2014. In her free time, Mrs. Trull enjoys spending time on the Carolina coast, singing, playing guitar, working out on […]

McKenzie Bauman, PA-C

Ms. Bauman will assist our team of physicians in delivering the highest quality of care to our patients. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and holds a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Gardner Webb University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from North Carolina […]

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Northeast Digestive Health Center
1070 Vinehaven Drive NE
Concord, North Carolina 28025
Phone: (704)783-1840
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