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Ephraim McDowell Health Welcomes Gastroenterologist to the Medical Staff

July 15, 2019 – Danville, Kentucky – Ephraim McDowell Health welcomes Dr. Edgar Salas, Gastroenterologist, to the Medical Staff.  Dr. Salas will practice at Ephraim McDowell Gastroenterology located in the Ephraim McDowell Specialty Center in Danville.

Dr. Salas earned his bachelor’s degree in Cell & Molecular Biology and his medical degree from Texas Tech University.  Dr. Salas then dedicated six years to specialty training in Internal Medicine and subspecialty training in Gastroenterology at the University of Kentucky.  Afterward he pursued additional training in Advanced and Interventional Gastroenterology at the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Salas is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  He has interests in pancreas and biliary disease, Barrett’s esophagus and diseases of the upper and lower GI tract.  As an Advanced Interventional Gastroenterologist, Dr. Salas is capable of minimally invasive endoscopic procedures such as ERCP, radio frequency ablation, mucosal resections of spreading tumors, endoluminal stenting and is the first in the region to bring endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Dr. Salas and his wife Colleen have recently welcomed their first son.  As a family they love to travel, visit horse farms and play with their two Corgi dogs.  Dr. Salas and his family are honored to be welcomed into the community and Dr. Salas is looking forward to broadening the scope of gastrointestinal services at Ephraim McDowell.

Ephraim McDowell Gastroenterology is located at 216 West Walnut Street in Danville.  To schedule an appointment, please call (859) 239-5860.

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