Peter Airel, MD

Dr. Airel comes to us with an extensive and distinguished military background, after completing his MD at Pennsylvania State College of Medicine and Graduate Medical Education Gastroenterology Fellowship at San Antonio Military Medical Center.

Dr. Airel served in the United States Air Force in numerous capacities but most notably as a Flight Surgeon, Deputy Chief of Medical Staff, acting Chief of Aerospace Medicine, and staff Gastroenterologist.

He is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. Among other military honors, Dr. Airel received the Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal twice.

Dr. Boroda and his family come to us from New York City, where he completed his medical training. Dr. Boroda treats a wide range of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, and is accepting new patients. He is enthusiastic about joining our community and looking forward to exploring all the outdoor activities our region has to offer, including hiking and boating.

Please join us as we welcome the Boroda family to our community and Dr. Boroda to our staff, as we further our mission to provide the highest level of gastroenterology care in the region.

Dr. Hallett received his graduate degree from the University of Illinois in 1987, and has
completed his internal medicine residency at Barnes Hospital, Washington University
and fellowship in gastroenterology at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. He has
been with Digestive Care Center since December 2019.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of
Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. In addition to providing consultative
gastroenterology care, he specializes in upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, therapeutic
endoscopy (ERCP), and motility disorders of the esophagus and colon.

Dr. Hallett is a member of American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), and the
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is the Friends of Tenwek
Gastroenterology/Endoscopy Champion, and he leads the Surgical Endoscopy Task
Force for the Pan-African Association of Christian Surgeons.

Dr. Potteiger received his graduate degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
Medicine in 1998, and has completed his internal medicine residency at Geisinger
Medical Center. He was Chief Medical Resident for internal medicine at Geisinger
Medical Center. Dr. Potteiger has completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and
nutrition at Geisinger Medical Center. He has been with Digestive Care Center since
2019.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. In
addition to providing consultative gastroenterology care, he specializes in colonoscopy,
upper endoscopy and nutrition/weight management.

Dr. Potteiger is involved in many professional societies include: American College of
Gastroenterology, American College of Physicians and American Society for
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Pugh received his graduate degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007, and completed his fellowship at the University of Louisville in 2013.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. In addition to providing consultative gastroenterology care, he specializes in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound and treatment of liver disease.

Dr. Pugh is a member of the following professional societies: American Medical Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Gastroenterological Association.

Dr. Snyder received his graduate degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006 and completed his fellowship at the William Beaumont Hospital in 2013.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. In addition to providing consultative gastroenterology care, he specializes in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy and treatment of liver disease.

Dr. Snyder is a member of the following professional societies: American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Gastroenterological Association and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

Dr. Khan received his graduate degree from the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan in 1995, and completed fellowships at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in Harlem Hospital Center in NYC in 2003 and advanced endoscopy fellowship at UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX in 2010. He has been with Digestive Care Center since May of 2011.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology and also holds Indiana and Texas State Medical Licenses. In addition to providing consultative gastroenterology care, he specializes in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy therapeutic endoscopy (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and treatment of liver disease.

Dr. Khan is a member of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).

Dr. Rusche received his graduate degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1999, and completed his fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006. He has been with Digestive Care Center since 2006.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. In addition to providing consultative gastroenterology care, he specializes in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy and treatment of liver disease.  Dr. Rusche is a member of the following professional societies: American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Rusche was born and raised in Evansville, and attended Memorial High School.  He currently lives in Evansville with his family.

Dr. Rao received his graduate degree from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India in 1991, and completed fellowships at Geisinger Medical Center and the University of California Irvine Medical Center in 2002 and 2003. He has been with Digestive Care Center since 2006.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. In addition to providing consultative gastroenterology care, he specializes in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and treatment of liver disease.

Dr. Rao is a member of the following professional societies: American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Prasad received his graduate degree from the University of Madras in 1991. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI. He completed his Fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine in 1999. He has been with Digestive Care Center since 2003.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology and also holds Texas, Michigan and Indiana State Medical Licenses.

In addition to providing consultative gastroenterology and hepatology care, he specializes in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, colon cancer screening, acid reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).

Dr. Prasad is a Volunteer Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American Gastroenterological Association.