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Michael Sperling, MD, FACP. AGAF (retired)

Dr. Sperling

Undergraduate Education

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 1971

Medical School

Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Hershey, PA 1975


Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1975-1976


Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1976-1978


University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 1978-1980

Board Certification

Internal Medicine 1978; Gastroenterology 1981

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Special Interests, Expertise

Colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, chronic constipation, chronic abdominal pain, M2A capsule, and GERD.