Josh Zara, MD

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.

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.

Dr. Bailey received his graduate degree from Southern Illinois University in 1994, and completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Arkansas in 2000. He has been with Digestive Care Center since 2000.

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. Bailey is involved in many professional societies including: American College of Gastroenterology, American College Physicians and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Gislason received his graduate degree from the University of Iceland in 1986, and has completed his internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has been with Digestive Care Center since 1998.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. 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. Gislason is involved in many professional societies including: American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association.