Everything You Need To Know About Gastroenterology Diseases | January 7th, 2018

According to intensive study and research, about 60 to 70 million people are diagnosed with primary digestive diseases every year, out of which 7.9 million cases are emergencies. In 2009, the mortality rate of digestive diseases was 245,921 deaths in the USA alone. And the number has gone up significantly. Though the medical world has Read More…

The Gi Diseases That Never Cease And The Esteemed Doctor Who Fixes It | December 16th, 2017

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.

Fix Your Digestive Issues Before It Gets Out Of Control | November 13th, 2017

Your car has just broken down in the middle of nowhere. AGAIN! And it is annoying. It is bad and you need to take it to the mechanic. After inspection, he declares that your car is in a bad condition and immediately needs its parts changed. You are worried about the dent it puts in Read More…

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…

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