Drs. Melissa Garrett, Steven Lichtenstein & more: 3 GI physicians making headlines

Here are three gastroenterologists that made headlines this past week.

Melissa M. Garrett, MD, is joining the staff of the soon-to-be-opened Lumberton, N.C.-based Southeastern Digestive Health Center, the Robesonian reports.

A Philadelphia jury awarded the estate of a 65-year-old deceased man $6 million after his physicians disregarded two separate recommendations from radiologists to send the man for an MRI. Gastroenterologist Steven Lichtenstein, MD, settled with the man's estate outside of court.

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic's Paul Limburg, MD, is joining Exact Sciences as the company's co-CMO.

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