Palmetto Digestive Disease is the first and only Gastroenterology practice in the state of South Carolina to be recognized by the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Specialty Practice. Earning this highest level of recognition shows that our practice has undergone a rigorous review of its capabilities and met or exceeded national standards for communication, coordination and access to care.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Alejandro Suarez specializes in general Gastroenterology, colorectal cancer prevention with special interests in GI oncology, pancreaticobiliary disorders and interventional endoscopy.
Dr. Derek Feussner specializes in inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, esophageal and stomach disorders, and colorectal cancer.
Dr. James Schnell, M.D. specializes in Gastrointestinal endoscopy including BARRX, hepatology, and biliary disease.
Dr. John Litchfield specializes in general gastroenterology including colorectal cancer prevention, inflammatory bowel disease, diseases of the upper GI tract including esophagus and stomach, and chronic liver disease.
Dr. Michael Sagatelian, M.D. specializes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Hepatitis C, Barrett’s esophagus, and biliary disorders.
Dr. Robbins specializes in General Gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel diseases and irritable bowel syndrome, colorectal cancer prevention and diseases of the upper GI tract including stomach and esophagus.