Louisa, KY - October 25,2013 - On Sunday, October 20th, Dr. Thomas H. Frazier, a gastroenterologist at Three Rivers Medical Center, was a featured speaker at a conference for the Multi-Regional Society of Gastroenterology Nurse and Associates, Inc. (SGNA). The regional meeting was held in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dr. Frazier spoke on fecal microbiota transplants, a relatively new and promising approach in the treatment of recurrent/resistant Clostridium difficle infections.
Dr. Frazier has served as a staff physician/gastroenterologist at Three Rivers Medical Center since July 2011. In addition to treating liver disorders such as hepatitis C and performing endoscopic procedures such as a colonoscopy, Dr. Frazier's specialty areas include enteral stenting and ERCP. His research focuses on nutrition and obesity and nutrition for the critically ill obese patient. His work in the area of obesity-induced inflammation has led to the development of a tube feeding formula designed for critically ill obese patients. He is also performing capsule endoscopy in the office as a way of investigating diseases of the small intestine.
In addition to his local practice, Dr. Frazier also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville for the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; and Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Pikeville, KY, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
2485 Highway 644
Louisa, KY 41230