Dr. Michael Brody graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1991. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1995 from the Thomas Jefferson Medical College, receiving the Henry Keller Mohler Memorial Prize for outstanding medical student in Therapeutics. Dr. Brody completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 1998. He completed his clinical fellowship in Gastroenterology from the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill in 2001, with the subspecialty training in esophageal disorders, including Gastroesophageal Reflux, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and disorders of the biliary tract. Dr. Brody is a member of the American College of Gastroenterologists, American Gastroenterology Association, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He has published multiple abstracts in the above areas. Dr. Brody is Board Certified in Gastroenterology.
Dr. Michael DeLissio graduated from S.U.N.Y. Albany, Albany, New York with a B.A. in Biology and received his Doctor of Medicine from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, New York in 1980. He completed his Internal Medicine residency in 1983 from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo. Dr. DeLissio completed his Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont in 1987. He also was a USPHS Trainee in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of Vermont. Dr. DeLissio is published in various peer review journals on a variety of gastroenterology and nutritional topics. His interests include colon diseases, peptic ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux and clinical research. Dr. DeLissio is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Stephen Furs obtained his undergraduate degree from the Honors Program at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1985. He graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1990 and completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine there. He was also a chief/clinical fellow at the University of Connecticut. He completed a fellowship in clinical gastroenterology at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill in 1997. A third year of fellowship training was spent primarily in diagnostic and therapeutic biliary procedures.
Dr. Furs is a life member of the National Registry of Who's Who. He is a member of multiple gastroenterology societies. He has authored numerous research abstracts and has presented at national gastroenterology meetings. Dr. Furs is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Board Eligible in Gastroenterology.
Dr. Jeevan Pai graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a B.S. in Biology in 1994. He graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical School in 1999 and completed his postgraduate training at Creighton University in 2002. He completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology at Louisiana State University. Dr Pai accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for a year prior to moving to North Carolina. His general interests include gerd, colon cancer screening, clinical research and capsule endoscopy. He has published articles in various journals and is a current member in mutiple medical societies including the American College of Gastroenterologists, the American Gastroenterology Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Pai is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Michael Pike graduated cum laude from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York with a B.A. in Chemistry in 1969. Dr Pike obtained his Doctor of Medicine from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, in 1973. He was a Junior Assistant Resident, Senior Assistant Resident, and Chief Resident-Medical Services at Manhatten V.A. Hospital from 1973-1977. He completed his Gastroenterology fellowship in 1979. Dr. Pike is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Scholl is a Raleigh native and summa cum laude graduate of N. C. State University. She obtained her medical degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and a master's of public health at the UNC School of Public Health. She trained with leaders in the fields of Transplant Hepatology, Barrett's esophagus and Irritable Bowel Syndrome as well as Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and is particularly interested in liver disease and women's health. Dr. Scholl is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Dr. Samala joined Cary Gastroenterology in 2010 as our Laboratory Director and Pathologist, opening our own on site pathology lab. Dr. Samala graduated from American University of the Caribbean, in Montserrat, British West Indies, and obtained her medical training at Old Church Hospital in Romford England, and the University of Tennessee, Memphis. Continuing on to the University of North Carolina, Dr. Samala conducted her Fellowship in both Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology. Dr. Samala has held the positions of Laboratory Consultant and Medical Education Instructor and Pathology Laboratory Inspector for the College of American Pathologists. Just prior to joining Cary Gastroenterology, Dr. Samala was employed with LabCorp as a Pathologist.
Having a Board Certified Pathologist on site is a valuable means of ensuring quality care, and the quick turn around of results. One of the greatest "behind the scenes" benefits of having a full time, dedicated pathologist on site, is the personal interaction between your physician and Dr. Samala. Working together, Dr. Samala and our physician team provide the highest quality care in a very efficient, and compassionate manner. Cary Gastroenterology is proud to be one of the only Gastroenterology Practices with its own onsite, physician directed pathology lab.