Dr. Bridgers' Curriculum Vitae

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 1998 Recipient of the West Mississippi Medical Auxiliary Scholarship
  • 1993 Golden Key National Honor Society
  • 1992 Phi Eta Sigma, University of Mississippi
  • 1992 Alpha Lambda Delta, University of Mississippi

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  • 2005 Bloomfeld, RS; Bridgers, DI; Pineau, BP; Sensitivity of Upper Endoscopy in Diagnosing Esophageal Cancer, Dysphagia, . 2005 Fall;20(4):278-82.
  • 2004 Bridgers, DI; Bloomfeld, RS; Shen, P; Abdominal Wall Adenocarcinoma. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Jul;60(1):99.

OFFICE AND CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

            Gastroenterology Associates of North Mississippi, PA
            1208 Office Park Drive
            Oxford, MS 38655
            Tel: 662-234-9888  Fax: 662-234-9872

EDUCATION

  • 1991 – 1995 University of Mississippi, BA Liberal Arts
  • 1995 – 1999 University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Medicine, MD
  • 1999 – 2002 Wake Forest University, Baptist Medical Center Internal Medicine Internship and Residency Training
  • 2002 – 2005 Wake Forest University, Baptist Medical Center Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

  • Baptist Memorial Hospital - North MS 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS AND SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Board of Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2000 – 2002 Internal Medicine House Staff Liaison Committee Member
  • 2006 – 2008 Takeda Pharmaceutical Speakers Bureau
  • 2006 – 2010 North Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Endoscopy Committee Chairman
  • 2006 – 2008 North Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Credentials Committee
  • 2008 – 2010 North Mississippi Physicians Association Board Member
  • 2010 North Mississippi Physicians Association President
  • 2005 - Present Gastroenterologist, Gastroenterology Associates &  Endoscopy Center of N. Mississippi

PERSONAL INTERESTS

When Dr. Bridgers is not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He also likes music, guitar, song writing, sports, hunting, fishing and reading.  In the past, he has also taken part in a number of good causes, such as the “Tar Wars”, Fifth grade Anti-Tobacco Program, Serving as Program Chairman for the Hoops for Kids Fraternity Service Project, the Very Special Arts for Children Program and more.