Jennifer Scales, FNP

Dr. Zara was born in New York City. He received his medical doctorate at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship/Residency, and his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Miami. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Zara is a highly experienced gastroenterologist with years of training and responsibility. He is skilled in the full spectrum of GI and liver disease, as well as therapeutic and interventional endoscopy. As a GI hospitalist for DCC, Dr. Zara’s main focus will be to evaluate and treat hospitalized patients with GI issues. In his spare time Dr. Zara enjoys playing tennis and basketball, following the major sports, watching movies and traveling.

Katie Luigs is a Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at Digestive Care Center.  She is responsible for diagnosing and treating a wide variety of digestive diseases by using lab tests, imaging and procedures to identify the source of the problem.  Then she works with the patient to determine the best treatment plan.   Whether a patient has a life-threatening illness or a problem that can easily be treated, Katie’s end goal is always the same – do whatever she can to help her patients feel better.

Katie grew up in Washington, and now lives in Evansville.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling and trying out new restaurants.