Our Physicians

Michael J. Brody, M.D.

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.

Michael G. DeLissio, M.D.

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. 

Stephen J. Furs, M.D.

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.

Jeevan J. Pai, M.D

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.

Michael R. Pike, M.D.

Dr. Michael Pike, founding partner of Cary Gastroenterology has retired from practice effective June 30, 2014.  We will be forever grateful for Dr. Pike's vision of bringing quality care and service to our community, and look forward to a bright future based on a very solid foundation. 

Shannon Scholl, M.D.

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.

Juliana Miller, M.D.
 Dr. Miller grew up in North Carolina and graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina State University.  She earned her medical degree from East Carolina University School of Medicine.  Dr. Miller completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire.  She then went on to complete her Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Miller is board certified in Gastroenterology.  She is a member of multiple medical societies including the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  

Dr. Christopher E. McGowan

A native of New Jersey, Dr. McGowan graduated with High Distinction from the Pennsylvania State University.  He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 2006, and his Internal Medicine residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he served as Chief Medical Resident.

Dr. McGowan completed his Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship training at UNC Chapel Hill.  During his fellowship, he received advanced training in epidemiology and clinical research methodology, culminating in a Masters of Science in Clinical Research from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

 Dr. McGowan has published numerous first-author manuscripts in leading GI medical journals.  His clinical interests include the full breadth of digestive disorders, including peptic ulcer disease, GERD, Barrett's esophagus, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, colorectal cancer screening and functional GI disorders.  Dr. McGowan is Board certified in Gastroenterology.

Our Physicians