Richard S. Aycock, M.D., F.A.C.G.

Dr. Aycock earned his undergraduate degree with honors from Texas A&M and his M.D. degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship in Memphis at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. Dr. Aycock also completed a Research Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease and was an American Liver Foundation Research Fellow. He is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and a member of the American Gastrointestinal Association, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and the Tennessee Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopists. He is a former Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Memphis, The Health Science Center. While on faculty at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Aycock was the recipient of a NIH Clinical Investigator Award as well as a VAMC Research Associate Award. He is currently the President and managing partner of Gastro One in Memphis and the Medical Director of the Endoscopy Lab at Methodist University Hospital. He is a former President and Chief of Staff of the combined medical staff of Methodist LeBonheur Hospitals. Dr. Aycock and his wife, Dr. Claudia Moise, live on their cattle ranch in north Mississippi and enjoy numerous outdoor activities, traveling to visit their daughters and grandchildren, and collecting various forms of art and metal sculpture.  Dr. Aycock also servers on the Board of the National Ornamental Metal Museum of Memphis, Tennessee.

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