Archive for December, 2017

The Gi Diseases That Never Cease And The Esteemed Doctor Who Fixes It

Gastrointestinal diseases or commonly known as GI tract issues affect more people than you can even imagine. Carefully put together stats prove this point further. Here is first understanding the number of people affected by different types of GI diseases in the United States alone.

Cologuard Technology



Testing for colon cancer just got easier. If you don’t already know, Cologuard is a new competing technology for colon cancer screening that is simple and ease of use. It involves no prep, no sedation, and most importantly, its effective. What exactly is Cologuard? Cologuard is a cancer detection test. Specifically, it tests for genetic Read More…

Vernon Receives Recognition – North Carolina Gastroenterologist



The practice of Kurt Vernon, MD, The GI Guy, is proud to announce that we have received a ‘Tier 1 Designation”, a high quality recognition from one of the nation’s largest health insurers – Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC.  BCBSNC Tiered Network utilizes administrative claims data to identify high quality, low cost providers and Read More…