Our Physicians

Dr. Rosenweig

Seth E. Rosenzweig, M.D., F.A.C.G.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 1987

Medical School: Columbia University

Internal Medicine: University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Ertel

D. Gregory Ertel, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 1992

Medical School: Hahnemann University Hospital

Internal Medicine: Guthrie Medical Center

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Hahnemann University Hospital

Dr. LaLuna

Louis LaLuna, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 1998

Medical School: New Jersey Medical School

Internal Medicine: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Dr. Blecker

Daniel Blecker, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2001

Medical School: New York Medical College

Internal Medicine: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Presbyterian Medical Center and Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Rai

Anirudh Masand-Rai, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2001

Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Science

Internal Medicine: State University of New York at Stony Brook

Gastroenterology Fellowship: State University of New York at Brooklyn

Dr. Caruana

Bruce J. Caruana, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2003

Medical School: University of Newcastle Medical School

Internal Medicine: Hahnemann University Hospital

Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Mele

Carl D. Mele, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2003

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Internal Medicine: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Dr. Altomare

John F. Altomare, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2006

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Internal and Pediatric Medicine: Geisinger Medical Center

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Geisinger Medical Center

Dr. Ghanta

Ravi K. Ghanta, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2006

Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Internal Medicine: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University Program at the Metro Health Medical Center

Clinical Nutrition Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Dr. A. Mele

Aparna Mele, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2007

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine

Internal Medicine: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Penn State University’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Dr. Spiegel

Adam J. Spiegel, D.O.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2009

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internal Medicine: Stony Brook University Hospital

Gastroenterology Fellowship: New York Medical College

Dr. Shah

Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in 2011

Masters of Public Health: Ohio State University

Medical School: Saba University

Internal Medicine: Case Western Reserve University Metro Health Program

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University Metro Health Program

Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Dr. Ibrahim

Christopher Ibrahim, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in July 2013

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Internal Medicine: Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Gastroenterology Fellowship: University Hospitals, Case Medical Center of Case Western Reserve University

Crohn’s and Colitis Inflammatory Bowel Disease Visiting Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Paul F. Levy, M.D.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in December 2013

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internal Medicine: New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital

Gastroenterology / Hepatology Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center

Dr. Paul Y. Kim, D.O.

Joined Digestive Disease Associates in December 2013

Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internal Medicine: Western Pennsylvania Hospital

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Western Pennsylvania Hospital

Hepatology Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh