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Michael K. Sanders, M.D., FASGE


Hometown – Birmingham, Alabama

Undergraduate – Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Ala., B.S., Biology

Graduate – University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Ala., M.D.
HHMI-NIH Research Scholar, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Md.

Internship – University of Alabama Hospitals (UAB), Birmingham, Ala.

Residency – University of Alabama Hospitals (UAB), Birmingham, Ala.

Specialty – Gastroenterology, therapeutic ERCP, diagnostic and interventional EUS

Certification – American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Gastroenterology

Fellowships – Dr. Sanders completed his general gastroenterology fellowship training at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA followed by two additional years of training in both Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon and Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, respectively.

Academic – Upon completion of his fellowships, Dr. Sanders joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Medicine where he specialized in advanced endoscopic procedures. He was promoted to Chief of Therapeutic Endoscopy and Director of the Interventional Endoscopy Fellowship program prior to returning to Mobile, AL in 2011. He specializes in general gastroenterology as well as therapeutic ERCP and both diagnostic and interventional EUS.