ASGE Governing Board


  • President

    Bret T. Petersen, MD, MASGE

    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • jennifer christie President-elect

    Jennifer A. Christie, MD, FASGE

    Emory School of Medicine
    Atlanta, GA
  • Prateek Sharma headshot Treasurer

    Prateek Sharma, MD, FASGE

    University of Kansas
    Kansas City, KS
  • Secretary

    Amitabh Chak, MD, MASGE

    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Cleveland, OH
  • CohenJ Treasurer-elect

    Jonathan Cohen, MD, FASGE

    New York University School of Medicine
    New York, NY
  • klaus new Past-President

    Klaus Mergener, MD, PhD, MBA, MASGE

    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
  • drrex-7 Past-President

    Douglas K. Rex, MD, MASGE

    Indiana University Medical Center
    Indianapolis, IN
  • photo of Dr. Lukejohn Day Councilor

    Lukejohn Day, MD, FASGE


    San Francisco, CA
  • LENNON anne marie (2) Councilor

    Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD, FASGE

    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, MD
  • walter park (3) Councilor

    Walter G. Park, MD, FASGE

    Stanford University
    Stanford, CA
  • sullivan Councilor

    Shelby A. Sullivan, MD, FASGE

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Denver, CO
  • Thompson 2020 Headshot (2) Councilor

    Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MHES, MSc, FASGE

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • joe vicari head shot (2) Councilor

    Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE

    Rockford Gastroenterology Associates
    Rockford, IL
  • Chair of the ASGE Foundation

    John L. Petrini, MD, MASGE


    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Chief Executive Officer

    Donald J. Palmisano, Jr., JD, CAE

    American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Downers Grove, IL