“In my years of medical practice, I have found the early detection and prevention of colon cancer through colonoscopies to top the list of satisfaction with my work. This followed by helping patients with digestive distress restore quality to their life.”

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine



Robert Parker Hospital
Sayre, PA

Internship and Residency

Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital
Chief Resident Internal Medicine
Johnstown, PA

Medical School

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Coral Gables, FL

Undergraduate School

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bachelor of Science
Stony Brook, NY

Hospital Affiliated With

South Georgia Medical Center


The use of a ribosomal RNA targeted oligonucleotide probe for fluorescent labelling of viable Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts. Vesey, G., Ashbolt, N., Fricker, E. J., Deere, D., Williams, K. L., Veal, D. A., Dorsch, M.; J Appl Microbiol. 1998 Sep.

The detection of Escherichia coli DNA in the ancient remains of Lindow Man using the polymerase chain reaction. Fricker, E. J., Spigelman, M., Fricker, C. R.; Lett Appl Microbiol. 1997 May.

Images in clinical medicine. Tropheryma whippelii. Fricker, E. J., McDonald, T. J.; N Engl J Med. 1996 Jul 4.

Application of the polymerase chain reaction to the identification of Escherichia coli and coliforms in water. Fricker, E. J., Fricker, C. R.; Lett Appl Microbiol. 1994 Jul.

Professional Associations

American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow

American College of Physicians, Fellow

American Gastroenterological Association, Fellow

South Georgia Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine, Chairman