Drs. James Leavitt, Bishr Omary & more: 5 GI physicians making headlines

Here are five gastroenterologists that made headlines this past week:

Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, is joining the American Gastroenterological Association Institute's board as its vice president, effective in June 2018.

Becker's ASC Review  spoke with Miami-based Gastro Health President James Leavitt, MD, on the importance of fighting burnout, market competition and what's in store for the booming practice in the new year.

GI surgeon-turned-entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, reached a deal to buy The Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Newark-based GI Specialists of Delaware gastroenterologist Michael Bass, MD, became a partner at Wilmington, Del.-based Limestone Surgical Center.

Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University Hospital gastroenterologist and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Public and Member Outreach Committee member Austin Chiang, MD, spoke to Becker's ASC Review on the importance of public awareness of gastroenterology.

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