Wake Forest Baptist Gastroenterologist Appointed to ASGE Board

July 7, 2008

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – John Baillie, M.D., professor of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, was appointed to serve on the board for the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).
“The mission of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is to be the leader in advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence in gastrointestinal endoscopy,” said ASGE representative, Anne Brownsey.
Prior to joining Wake Forest Baptist in 2005, Baillie served as professor of medicine and director of the biliary service at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Baillie graduated with honors from Glasgow University Medical School, earning a bachelor’s of science degree in pathology and a bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery degree with commendation before beginning his internships in medicine and surgery at the Royal and Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland. After his internal medicine residency in Scotland, he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1984. Baillie then worked in London, England, before joining Duke in 1988.
Baillie is a fellow of the ASGE and the American College of Gastroenterology. Baillie has authored more than 400 papers, book chapters and meeting abstracts, and is first author or co-author of six textbooks.


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