Thomas Prindiville, MD, is a nationally-known expert on many gastroenterology
issues: from pancreatic and bile duct cancers, to cutting-edge therapeutic
treatments and procedures like endoscopic ultrasounds.
Dr. Prindiville owns two undergraduate degrees: from both College of the
Ozarks in Arkansas and the University of Arkansas (where he also earned
his medical degree). He completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at
UC Davis Medical Center, where he became a professor of gastroenterology
years later. Early in his career, Dr. Prindiville treated patients as
an internal medicine physician in Alaska. There, he served in the Medical
Corps of the United States Army and earned the rank of Major.
Dr. Prindiville has used sabbatical time to explore interests in infectious
disease at Duke University (1994-1995), as well as gastroenterology and
nutrition from the MD Anderson Cancer Center (2004-2005). While on the
UC Davis School of Medicine faculty, he earned the UCDHS Medical Staff
Outstanding Services Award in 2001 and 2002.
In his leisure time, Dr. Prindiville enjoys traveling, especially fishing
and spending time in Alaska.