Russell H. Kramer, MD

  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
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An Atlanta native, Dr. Kramer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Athens and his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, as well as a fellowship in gastroenterology.

Dr. Kramer has been in private practice in Atlanta since 1979 and previously served as chief of gastroenterology at Saint Joseph's Hospital. He was one of the first physicians in the city to recognize the benefit of liver transplantation for end stage liver disease and was an early advocate of the use of lasers in medicine.

Dr. Kramer was a founding member and medical advisor of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Liver Foundation and a founder and medical advisor for the Hadassah Free Medical Clinic. He also previously served on the medical advisory board of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation and was an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Emory University.

He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Georgia Gastrointestinal Society, the Georgia Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, and the Wilderness Medical Society. Dr. Kramer joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 1997.

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