Practice Information

Compassionate, Convenient, Healthcare.

Our practice has been providing expert gastroenterology and digestive  treatment to patients in the Greater Raleigh area for many years.  We utilize the most advanced technology available to achieve the best possible results and provide a unique atmosphere where patients come first.   We now utilize the FUSE Endoscopy technology which provides the highest available detection rates for colon cancer.  We offer services in two locations; Dunn and Fuquay-Varina serving all surrounding areas.

Accepted Insurance Companies and Plans

Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna,Atena,United Healthcare, Wellpath, and many others.
Please call for coverage (919) 577-0085.


Our Practice Treats

Heartburn/Acid Reflux
Colon Cancer
Fatty Liver
Colon Cancer Screening
Abdominal Pain
Intestinal Bleeding
Difficulty Swallowing
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Liver Disease
Rectal Bleeding
Helicobacter Pylori
Unexplained weight loss

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…