Jay A. Cherner, M.D. Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Jay A. Cherner, Gastroenterologist at Gastroenterology Consultants in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • Bronx High School of Science (1968)
  • B.A. Wesleyan University
    Middletown, Connecticut
  • M.D. New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry 
    Newark, New Jersey

Medical Training

  • Internship in Internal Medicine (1978-1979):
    Montefiore Medical Center,
    New York, New York
  • Residency in Internal Medicine (1979-1981):
    Montefiore Medical Center,
    New York, New York
  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology (1981-1983): Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Medical Staff Fellow (Fellowship in Gastroenterology Research) (1983-1985) 
    Digestive Diseases Branch, NIADDK, National Institutes of Health, 
    Bethesda, Maryland

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, 1981, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology, 1983, American Board of Internal Medicine  

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine-in-Residence III, University of California, School of Medicine, Irvine (1985-1988)
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine,
    Nashville, TN. (1988-1991)
  • President, North Atlanta Gastroenterology, P.C. 
    Roswell and Cumming , Georgia (1992-2010)

Present Medical Affiliations

  • North Fulton Hospital, Roswell, Georgia
  • Northwoods urgery Center, Cumming, Georgia

Voluntary Medical Activities

  • Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine , North Fulton Hospital, (2009 and 2010) 
  • Former Journal Reviewer : New England Journal of Medicine, Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Life Science 
  • Editorial Consultant, New England Journal of Medicine (1989-1990)
  • Expert Consultant, Board of Medical Quality Assurance, Department of Consumer Affairs, California (1986-1987)
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Committee to Coordinate Environmental and Related Programs, Subcommittee on Risk Assessment (1983-1985)
  • Chairman, Oral Session, Third Taisho Symposium on Gastroenterology,
    Tokyo, Japan (1990)

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American College of Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Liver Foundation (Medical Advisory Board)
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

Journals Containing Original Published Articles

  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • American Journal of Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Investigation
  • Gastroenterology
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
  • Journal of Cellular Physiology
  • BiochimicaBiophysica Acta
  • Life Sciences