Christopher D. Sarzen, MD

  • Board Certified, Gastroenterology

A magna cum laude graduate, Dr. Sarzen received degrees in both science and music from the Honors College of the University of South Carolina while on full scholarship. During that time he participated in numerous academic organizations, including the Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society and the Association of Honor Students. A concert pianist, Dr. Sarzen also studied at the Mozarteum Salzburg on scholarship. Dr. Sarzen earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, where he was awarded a research fellowship to study the complications of diabetes mellitus at Oxford University in England. After finishing both his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University, he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology from Emory University School of Medicine.

For more than 20 years, Dr. Sarzen has been practicing in the Greater Atlanta area. Most recently, he had his own private practice – Greater Atlanta Gastroenterology and Hepatology – in Sandy Springs and Johns Creek. Previously, he served as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Emory University, as well as a director of the gastroenterology division of the internal medicine residency program at Georgia Baptist Medical Center (now Atlanta Medical Center).

Dr. Sarzen diagnoses and treats all types of digestive diseases. He has conducted clinical research and has been published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, Human & Experimental Toxicology, and the Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association.

He joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2015.