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Tom Whitlock

In his spare time, Dr. Whitlock prefers the great outdoors – hiking, backpacking, camping, canoeing, rafting, and traveling. As part of Asheville Gastroenterology, his professional interests focus on general gastroenterology, capsule endoscopy, quality improvement, and pancreatic disorders.

Currently a Clinical Assistant Professor for the UNC School of Medicine, Dr. Whitlock has also served in multiple administrative and educational capacities, including Medical Director of the Endoscopy Center and executive board representative for Asheville Gastroenterology and Digestive Health Partners.

Associations & Membership


He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Gastroenterological Association, North Carolina Medical Society and the Buncombe County Medical Society.

Education & Fellowship


Dr. Whitlock obtained his undergraduate degree at Brown University, followed by his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospital. He furthered his education with a Masters of Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health and completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Whether you are looking for preventative care for colon cancer screening or seeking diagnosis and treatment for a gastrointestinal condition, we can help. We provide consultative and procedural services spanning the full spectrum of clinical gastroenterology and hepatology.

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