Douglas L. Seidner, MD, AGAF, FACG, CNSC
Dr. Seidner is member of the Center for Human Nutrition at the Cleveland Clinic where he serves as the Program Director for the Clinical Nutrition Fellowship and is a member of the Nutrition Committee for the Lerner College of Medicine. From 2008-2019 he served as the Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
He obtained his medical degree at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse in 1983 and went on to complete a residency in Medicine followed by a fellowship in Nutrition and Metabolism at New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Care Sciences.
He is recognized as a fellow in the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; he has served on numerous committees for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the American Society for Nutrition; he has served on the Board of Directors for the OLEY foundation and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America in Cleveland. His currently research interests include the study of medical therapies that improve clinical outcomes and reduce complications in patients with severe intestinal malabsorption.