Dr. Wood was the first physician in Western North Carolina to perform capsule endoscopy, a new technique to directly view the small intestine for bleeding or disease. He has a special interest in celiac disease and other diseases of the small intestine, and has lectured on these topics throughout the region. His other interests involve colon cancer prevention and performance of colonoscopy and therapeutic endoscopy.
Associations & Membership
Dr. Wood is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Physicians, North Carolina Medical Society, and the Buncombe County Medical Society.
Education & Fellowship
After graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Dr. Wood completed his residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and went on to complete his fellowship in gastroenterology at Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center. Following the completion of his medical training, Dr. Wood was a member of the faculty at the Medical Schools of Vanderbilt University and Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center. His research focused on small bowel disorders and new methods of imaging the intestines, with this data being presented at national conferences.