Karin Dunnigan, MD
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and head of the Gastroenterology Unit, Dr. Dunnigan earned her medical degree at the University of Rochester. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Rochester General Hospital and a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Rochester and Rochester General Hospital. Dr. Dunnigan received the 2007 Father George Norton Physician Excellence Award, which honors physicians who dramatically touch the lives of patients and the community. She has an interest in digestive disorders in women, including those in pregnancy, as well as colon cancer prevention. In her free time, Dr. Dunnigan enjoys music, traveling with her family, and tap dancing.
Kevin J. Casey, MD
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. Casey earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington and a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Duke University Medical Center, where he was a doctoral candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Dr. Casey is a member of the Rochester General Hospital Foundation Board, and is a past recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award presented by Rochester General Hospital residents. He has an interest in hepatobiliary disease, inflammatory bowel disease and advanced endoscopy. He enjoys photography, running, skiing, and traveling with his family.
Joel E. McFarland, MD
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. McFarland earned his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati, where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine and served as Chief Medical Resident. He completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. His areas of interest include celiac sprue and hepatobiliary disease, and he enjoys teaching Internal Medicine residents. In October 2010, Dr. McFarland completed an Ironman triathlon. He lives with his wife and two children in Fairport.
Jason P. Gutman, MD
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. Gutman earned his medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he conducted research in inflammatory bowel disease and was recognized in 2009 for excellent patient care. Dr. Gutman continues to have an interest in inflammatory bowel disease, and is an active board member of the Crohns and Colitis Foundation Association, Rochester/Syracuse chapter. He lives with his wife and three children in Brighton.
Mary Soprano, NP
Nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Mrs. Soprano received her bachelor's degree in Nursing from Niagara University and her master's degree in Advanced Practice Nursing from St. John Fisher College. She was the recipient of the St. John Fisher Outstanding Family Nurse Practitioner Student Award. Before joining the Gastroenterology group in 2005, she worked in general surgery, perioperative services, surgical and cardiothoracic intensive care, and GI endoscopy at Rochester General Hospital. She lives with her husband and two children in Rochester.
Tiffany Myer, NP