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Licking Memorial Gastroenterology
Licking Memorial Medical Campus, Second Floor
1717 West Main Street, Suite 203
Newark, Ohio 43055
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (M-F)
Phone: (220) 564-2950
Fax: (220) 564-2951
Emergency After Hours: (220) 564-1634
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Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of Internal Medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract and liver diseases. Acid reflux, peptic ulcer disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, colon polyps, hepatitis and cirrhosis are all examples of illnesses treated. Our practice provides office consultations, hospital care and diagnostic procedures including colonoscopy for the early detection and prevention of colon cancer.
Healthcare Provider(s)
Sara I. Ali, M.D., received her medical degree from Texas A&M University Health Science Center School of Medicine in College Station, Texas.  She completed an internal medicine residency and gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas.  She is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Zeyn T. Mirza, M.D., received his medical degree from Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.  He completed an internal medicine residency and a gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at the Veterans Affairs Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Dr. Mirza is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Kari M. Vance, APRN-CNP, earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from Ohio University in Athens and a Master of Science in nursing degree from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio.  She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.