to provide high quality digestive and endoscopic health care in a compassionate, comprehensive, cost effective manner while assuring the highest level of respect and integrity for the patient.
Alan P. Ganderson, MD
Dr. Ganderson was born in Durham, North Carolina and grew up in Plymouth, North Carolina. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia. He did his internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the University of California Health Sciences Center in Los Angeles. Subsequently, he served two years in the United States Air Force, followed by completion of a two-year fellowship in gastroenterology at the Medical College of Virginia.
Dr. Ganderson entered practice in Virginia Beach in 1978. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and President of the Medical Staff of Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital and served for many years as the Director of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.
Dr. Ganderson and his wife, Jan, have two children and three grandsons. His special clinical interest is inflammatory bowel disease.
1965-1969 Medical College of Virginia
1969-1970 University of Pittsburgh Health Center
: 1970-1971 University of Pittsburgh Health Center
1971-1972 University of California at Los Angeles
1972-1974 United States Air Force Major
1974-1976 Medical College of Virginia