ASGE Governing Board


  • S_Edmundowicz President

    Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE

    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Aurora, CO
  • President-elect

    John J. Vargo II, MD, MPH, FASGE

    Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH
  • klaus Vice President

    Klaus Mergener, MD, PhD, MBA, FASGE

    Digestive Health Specialists
    Tacoma, WA
  • Secretary

    Bret T. Petersen, MD, FASGE

    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Treasurer

    Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE

    Indiana University Medical Center
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Kenneth McQuaid, MD, FASGE Past President

    Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD, FASGE

    VA Medical Center
    San Francisco, CA
  • Karen L. Woods, MD, FASGE Past President

    Karen L. Woods, MD, FASGE

    Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates
    Houston, TX
  • Councilor

    Michelle A. Anderson, MD, MSc, FASGE

    University of Michigan Medical Center
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • Councilor

    Subhas Banerjee, MD, FASGE

    Stanford University School of Medicine
    Palo Alto, CA
  • Councilor

    Todd H. Baron, MD, FASGE

    University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • Jennifer Christie, MD, FASGE Councilor

    Jennifer Christie, MD, FASGE

    Emory School of Medicine
    Atlanta, GA
  • dominitz Councilor

    Jason A. Dominitz, MD, MHS, FASGE

    VA Puget Sound
    Seattle, WA
  • Councilor

    Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE

    University of Virginia Health Systems
    Charlottesville, VA
  • ASGE Foundation Chair

    John L. Petrini, MD, FASGE

    Sansum Clinic
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • BConnell 2017 headshot Chief Executive Officer

    Barbara Connell, CAE, CMP


    Downers Grove, IL