Dr Fitch was born in Michigan and grew up in central Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan and received a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. He attended the University of Michigan medical school and remained in Ann Arbor to complete his residency in internal medicine. After his residency he moved to Chapel Hill and completed his fellowship in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition at the University of North Carolina.
Dr Fitch is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and a Fellow in the American College of Gastroenterology
After his fellowship, Dr. Fitch moved to Wilson, North Carolina and was part of a large multispecialty clinic. He remained in Wilson after the clinic closed and has been in practice in the Wilson Digestive Diseases Center since 1992.
Dr. Fitch is married with 3 children and 2 grandchildren. He follows all things associated with the Michigan Wolverines. He is an avid fan of the Carolina Hurricanes and has been a season ticket holder for many years.
Dr Fitch is the newest addition to the Raleigh Medical Group Gastroenterology practice and looks forward to being a part of this outstanding organization for many years to come.
“I am board certified in gastroenterology and joined Raleigh Medical Group (RMG) – Gastroenterology, Raleigh, NC in 2019. I believe in providing the best, comprehensive care available to the patient by understanding his/her condition and circumstances with the active involvement of the patient and his/her family. I am experienced in treating bile duct and pancreatic diseases as well as general gastrointestinal disorders. I am skilled in performing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Spyglass cholangioscopy, and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) with fine needle aspiration, and celiac plexus blocks. I earned my medical degree at Kurnool Medical College, India. I completed my internship and residency in internal medicine at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee. I also completed a Master’s in Public Health at East Tennessee State University. Prior to my fellowship, I served as Research Chair of Section of Hospital Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC. During this time I was honored with “Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP)”, a mark of distinction representing the pinnacle of integrity, professionalism, and scholarship for those who aspire to pursue careers in Internal Medicine. My fellowship training in gastroenterology was completed at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY where I was awarded “The Best Fellow of The Year”. My advanced endoscopy (ERCP/EUS) fellowship was completed at Carilion Clinic Gastroenterology, Roanoke, VA. I am a reviewer for several journals and published multiple articles in national and international journals in this area, with one considered as one of the “highly accessed article” of the journal.”