“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

Education

Fellowship

Robert Parker Hospital
Gastroenterology
Sayre, PA
1994

Internship and Residency

Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital
Chief Resident Internal Medicine
Johnstown, PA
1990

Medical School

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Coral Gables, FL
1987

Undergraduate School

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bachelor of Science
Stony Brook, NY
1983

Hospital Affiliated With

South Georgia Medical Center

Publications

“The use of a ribosomal RNA targeted oligonucleotide probe for fluorescent labelling of viable Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts” Journal of Applied Microbiology, (1998): Vesey, G., Ashbolt, N., Fricker, E.J., Deere, D., Williams, K.L., Veal, D.A., Dorsch, M.

“The detection of Escherichia coli DNA in the ancient remains of Lindow Man using the polymerase chain reaction” Letters in Applied Microbiology, (1997): Fricker, E.J., Spigelman, M., Fricker, C.R.

“Images in clinical medicine. Tropheryma whippelii” New England Journal of Medicine, (1996): Fricker, E.J., McDonald, T.J.

“Application of the polymerase chain reaction to the identification of Escherichia coli and coliforms in water” Letters in Applied Microbiology, (1994): Fricker, E.J., Fricker, C.R.

Professional Associations

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
Fellow

American College of Physicians (ACP)
Fellow

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
Fellow

South Georgia Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine
Chairman