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Roger Justin Charles, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of Gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Subsequent to his current appointment, he was Regional Chief of Gastroenterology at Kaiser Permanente Ohio. Dr. Charles is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine.
After receiving his Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 1990, Dr. Charles completed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. His research and clinical interests include general gastroenterology, general hepatology, capsule endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy, obscure GI bleeding, hepatitis C, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and diseases of the small bowel.
Dr. Charles is the recipient of an array of academic awards, including the Dr. Sidney Garfield Physician of Excellence Award, a teaching award presented by the internal medicine residents at Case Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and an Outstanding Senior Medical Resident Award from Cleveland Clinic. He was awarded a subject medal and distinction in pharmacology and physiology in 1989.
He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians. In addition to his clinical practice and teaching appointments, Dr. Charles contributes to Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a peer-reviewed medical journal, and he has authored a variety of abstracts and posters.
General Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Capsule endoscopy, Double Balloon Enteroscopy, Spirus Enteroscopy, Obscure GI bleeding, Diseases of the Small bowel, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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