Paul Craig, MD

Dr. Paul Craig is a board-certified physician in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Dr. Craig grew up in Spokane and graduated from Lewis and Clark High School. He then attended Stanford University, graduating with a BS in biological sciences and went on to medical school at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco. He attended University of California, Los Angeles, for his gastroenterology fellowship. He moved back to Spokane in 1993 to establish a GI practice. He has a special interest in liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer prevention, and Barrett’s esophagus. Dr. Craig is married with 2 adult children and enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing bridge.

Retiring from practice as of December 31, 2018

Clinton Poppel, MD

Dr. Clinton Poppel is Board certified in Gastroenterology. Dr. Poppel grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA in BioPsychology, and went on to graduate from Georgetown Medical School in Washington, D.C. His Internal Medicine residency was done at St. Elizabeth’s in Boston, Massachusetts. He has practiced Internal Medicine with an emphasis in Gastroenterology since 1997 after completing his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Stanford University in California. He has also previously been active in Esophageal, Pancreatic and Pharmaceutical research. Dr. Poppel initially worked as a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the Stanford Liver Transplant Service. He moved his family to Spokane in 1999 to enjoy year-round outdoor activities and have a grea

Pradeep R. Atla, MD MPH

Dr. Atla received his medical degree from Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India. He went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) from Wichita State University in Kansas followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, NY and a Gastroenterology fellowship at University of California San Francisco in Fresno, CA. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Gastroenterology. Dr. Atla is specializing in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He has a special interest in Colorectal Cancer prevention, Celiac Disease and Liver Diseases, especially nonalcohoic steatohepatitis (NASH). He has several research publications and is a peer reviewer for several medical journals. Dr. Atla speaks English, Hindi, and Telugu. He enjoys spending time with his family, archery and also enjoys painting in watercolors and oils.

Specialties
Gastroenterology, Research

Medical School and College Education
Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Graduate Education
Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Master of Public Health (MPH)

Specialty Training
Fellowship – UCSF Fresno, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Residency – Internal Medicine, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY


Research Publications
Atla PR, Sheikh MY, Gill F, Kundu R, Choudhury J. Predictors of hospital readmissions among Hispancis with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis. Ann Gastroenterol, 2016; 29(4), 1-6.
Alavi K, Atla PR, Haq T, Sheikh MY. Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine, vol. 
2015, ID 891910, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/891910.
(And other published research)

Boards/Certifications
Gastroenterology Board Certified
Internal Medicine Board Certified

ECFMG Certification 

Professional contributions
Reviewer for the journal, Annals of Gastroenterology

Reviewer for the journal, ACG Case Reports

Reviewer for the journal, International Journal of Surgery Case Reports


Memberships

SAGA, ACG, ASGE

Amy Williams, PA-C

Amy was born and raised in North Idaho.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from the University of Montana and her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University.  She enjoys educating patients about their digestive diseases.  In her spare time she enjoys skiing, traveling, trapshooting and spending time on Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Lindsay Adams, ARNP

Lindsay was born in raised in Southern California. She graduated from Nursing school in 2005 and worked as an ICU RN full time while pursuing her further degrees. She achieved her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2008 and Master of Science in Nursing in 2012. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, dogs, fishing, cooking, scuba diving and enjoying the outdoors.

Jennie

Office Manager

Julie

Assistant Office Manager    Billing Manager

Renee

Benefit Coordinator

Nina

Technical Operations Manager

Danielle

Scheduler/MA

Mandi

Medical Assistant

Nataliya

Endoscopy MA

Brooke

Endoscopy MA

Marcie

Samm

Histotechnician

Katina

Nursing Staff Manager

Megan

Assistant Nursing Staff Manager

Nora

RN

Christina

RN

Brea

RN

Lindsey

Receptionist

Anissa

Medical Assistant

Maria

Scheduler

Amanda Jacobs

Medical Records

Alexandra

Receptionist