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Dr. William Evans, MD, is a highly trained gastroenterologist specializing in therapeutic endoscopy, with a focus on endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP) and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Dr. Evans performs general endoscopy, upper endoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy and other diagnostic and therapeutic procedures involving the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. He is known by peers and patients alike as a dedicated, experienced physician who strives to maintain a personal connection with his patients, customizing treatment to meet their specific needs.
Dr. Evans received his medical degree from Saint George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, before going on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine followed by a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. During fellowship training, he earned a Masters in Science and Clinical Investigation at the University of Louisville School Public Health and Information Sciences. Dr. Evans completed a second Gastroenterology fellowship in therapeutic endoscopy at the University of Florida College of Medicine He held a teaching position at the University of Florida, Department of Medicine’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Currently, Dr. Evans acts as Chairman of the Endoscopy Committee at KentuckyOne Health’s Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Known as an expert in his field, he has lectured nationally and is published in several peer-reviewed journals and reference publications, including the Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology. Dr. Evans also holds memberships at several prestigious organizations, including the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Dr. Evans and his wife Joilynn have been married for 10 years, with 4 children – Will (8/25/06–12/6/06), Thomas – 8, Lucy – 6, Violet – 4. They are Parishioners at St. Michael’s Catholic Community.
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