Bennie Upchurch III, MD

Bennie Upchurch III, MD

Gastroenterology Columbus, OH

Associate Professor, Medicine, Ohio State University School of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 395 West 12 Ave.
    Suite 200
    Columbus, OH 43210
    Phone: (614) 293-6255
    Fax: (614) 293-8518

Dr. Upchurch's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Gastroenterology: General Gastroenterology, Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Esophagus Disease, Bariatric Medicine

Dr. Upchurch's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Division Chief, GastroenterologyCreighton University Medical Center
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Staff Physician, GastroenterologyCleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH

Dr. Upchurch's Education & Medical Training

  • Ohio State University HospitalOhio State University HospitalFellowship, Gastroenterology
  • Cleveland Clinic FoundationCleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, Internal Medicine
  • U of IA Coll of MedUniversity of Iowa Carver College of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Upchurch's Certifications & Licensure

  • NE State Medical LicenseNE State Medical License2009 - 2014
  • IN State Medical LicenseIN State Medical License1999 - 2015
  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1994 - 2015
  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical License1994 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1996
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineGastroenterology, 1999

Dr. Upchurch's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American Gastroenterological AssociationFellow (AGAF)American Gastroenterological Association, 2011
  • American College of GastroenterologyFellow (FACG)American College of Gastroenterology
  • American  Society of Gastrointestinal EndoscopyFellow (FASGE)American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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Dr. Upchurch's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • • Multiple pancreatic pseudocysts treated with endoscopic transpapillary drainage. Bikhchandani J, Suraweera DB, Upchurch BR, Clinics and Practice, 3/2013
  • Spiral enteroscopy: prospective U.S. multicenter study in patients with small-bowel disordersMorgan D, Upchurch B, Draganov P, Binmoeller KF, Haluszka O, Jonnalagadda S, Okolo P, Grimm I, Judah J, Tokar J, Chiorean M., . Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 11/2010
  • • Clopidogrel with or without omeprazole in coronary artery diseaseBhatt DL, Cryer BL, Contant CF, Cohen M, Lanas A, Schnitzer TJ, Shook TL, Lapuerta P, Goldsmith MA, Laine L, Scirica BM, Murphy SA, Cannon CP; COGENT Investigators (Up..., N Engl J Med, 11/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Peptic Ulcer Disease. The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review Of Internal Medicine 2009Chapter: Peptic Ulcer Disease
    Upchurch, BR
    Editors: .Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia
    Edition 5,2009


  • Practice Management Committee, American College of GastroenterologyMember2008 - Present
  • Diversity Committee, American College of GastroenterologyMember2011 - Present
  • Diversity Committee, American Society of Gastrointestinal EndoscopyMember2012 - Present

Dr. Upchurch's Professional Memberships

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

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