President

Dr. Arkan Alrashid ...

graduated from Al-Mustansiriya College of Medicine in Baghdad, Iraq and completed his internship and residency at Chicago Medical School. He furthered his education by completing his fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Alrashid is an Assistant Professor for the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois, Chicago and is Board certified in Gastroenterology.

Dr. Charles Berkelhammer ...

is a Clinical Professor at the University of Illinois. Dr. Berkelhammer received his medical education and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. He completed fellowships in Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Therapeutic Endoscopy.  He holds Board Certifications with the American Board of Gastroenterology, the American Board of Internal Medicine, the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

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Dr. Manish Bhuva ...

received his medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his residency and fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center. Dr. Bhuva also completed an additional year of Fellowship at the University of Chicago specializing in ERCP’s. Dr. Bhuva has extensive training in hepatology, therapeutic endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Matthew Horowitz ...

graduated from Oberlin College and received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School. He completed his residency and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Chicago Medical School. He has served as the Chief of Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago and later served as Chair of the Endoscopy Committee at Ingalls Memorial Hospital. He is Board certified in Gastroenterology.

DR. EDUARD JURKOVIC ...

attended Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine where he earned his degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his medical education and training with a fellowship in Gastroenterology. Dr. Jurkovic is board certified in Gastroenterology. He is Director of Riverside Medical Center Gastroenterology Fellowship Program and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Midwestern University.

DR. ROCKFORD G. YAPP ...

is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. His training includes medical school at University of Nebraska Medical Center, with training at Cornell University; Cook County Hospital; Shiprock, New Mexico; and Narobi, Kenya. He completed his residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, then went to Yale University for his G.I. and Hepatology Fellowship. Dr. Yapp also earned his Masters in Public Health (M.P.H.) in medical research and worked as an attending at Yale.