Dr. Whit James is a board certified Gastroenterologist who completed his fellowship at Rush Presbyterian in Chicago. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest University in his home state of North Carolina. Dr. James was one of the founding partners of Associates in Gastroenterology in 1995. He and Dr. Lee have led the practice by building a strong and successful medical group of five physicians. He was also a leader in the development of the outpatient endoscopy center and in bringing GI research opportunities to our practice. He has previously served as the Department of Medicine Chair of Summit Medical Center. Dr. James is very involved in Medical Missions as well as being serving on the board of the Crohns’ and Colitis Foundation.