Dr. Zachary Spiritos grew up in Philadelphia, PA however he made his way to North Carolina after attending Davidson College where he graduated with honors cum laude. He proceeded to stay locally for his medical training which he completed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he also obtained a degree in public health. Dr. Spiritos did his internal medicine residency at Emory University and eventually finished his gastroenterology fellowship training at Duke University.
Dr. Spiritos treats all disorders of general gastroenterology and hepatology, however his specific clinical interests include irritable bowel syndrome, functional abdominal pain, and motility disorders.
Education and Training
College/University: Davidson College
Other degree: MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine
Honors and Awards
- 2017/2018 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, selected by faculty and residents, Emory University School of Medicine
- 2016/2018 Distinction in Teaching and Leadership, Emory University School of Medicine
- 2016/2017 Citizenship Award, selected by faculty and chief residents. Emory University School of Medicine
- 2016/2017 Outstanding Resident Award, selected by faculty. Emory University School of Medicine
- Oral Presentation Award Recipient: Chosen from 65 total submissions.
- 28 March 2017 Emory Internal Medicine Resident Research Day for “Endoscopic Assessment of Lymph Node Spread in Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma”
- Eugene S. Mayer Honor Society, University of North Carolina School of Medicine (The Mayer Honor Society recognizes and promotes community service within the medical school community. Each year the society organizes a community service day to celebrate medical student service projects and contributions)