• American Gastroenterological Association Names KCU Clinical Faculty Physician as Fellow

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 20, 2014) – The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) announced today that Scot Michael Lewey, DO, FACG, FASGE, AGAF, FACOI, FACP, FACOP, FAAP, has been inducted into the AGA fellowship program for his outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the field of gastroenterology.

    Dr. Lewey is in private practice with Peak Gastroenterology Associates in Colorado Springs, Colo., and serves as clinical professor of internal medicine for Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU). He earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree at KCU.

    “It is an honor to be selected a fellow in AGA and to contribute as clinical faculty member for KCU,” Dr. Lewey said.

    The AGA is the nation’s oldest medical society dedicated to disorders of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

    “AGA honors superior professional achievement in clinical private or academic practice and in basic or clinical research with fellowship in the organization,” said Anil Rustgi, MD, AGAF, president of the AGA Institute. 

    About KCUMB
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, founded in 1916, is a fully accredited, private university, with a College of Biosciences and a College of Osteopathic Medicine.  The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the oldest medical school in Kansas City, Mo., and the largest in the state. It is the second-largest provider of physicians within the states of Missouri and Kansas, with 72 percent practicing in a primary care specialty in Missouri and 69 percent in Kansas.

    About the AGA
    The AGA is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include 17,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology. The AGA Institute administers the practice, research and educational programs of the organization.

    Posted: 01/21/2014

    Category: Alumni, Faculty, Osteopathic Medicine, General