Gastroenterology Fellowship Meet Our Faculty and Fellows

Professionals Committed to Advancing Your Knowledge

At UNC Health Blue Ridge we endeavor to bring a superlative experience to our Fellows.

Gerald W. Mank, III, MD

Gerald W. Mank, III, MD

Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Division of Gastroenterology
Blue Ridge Digestive Health
Morganton, NC

Nate Krogel, DO

Nate Krogel, DO (Faculty)

Blue Ridge Digestive Health
Morganton, NC

Matthew T. Mishoe, DO

Matthew T. Mishoe, DO (Faculty)

Blue Ridge Digestive Health
Morganton, NC

Suneel Mohammed, MD

Suneel Mohammed, MD (Faculty)

Blue Ridge Digestive Health
Morganton, NC


Class of 2022

Kellen Hipp, DOKellen Hipp, DO

Dr. Kellen Hipp completed his undergraduate training at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where he received a B.S. in Human Biology and went on to receive his DO from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine also in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Hipp completed his Internal Medicine residency at Providence Hospital and Medical Center in Southfield, Michigan.

Dustin Kilpatrick, DO

Dustin Kilpatrick, DO

Dr. Dustin Kilpatrick completed his undergraduate training at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, where he received a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and went on to receive his DO from William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Dr. Kilpatrick has been at CHS Blue Ridge in Morganton, NC for the past 3 years as he completed his Internal Medicine residency.


Class of 2023

Shalaka Akolkar, DOShalaka Akolkar, DO

Dr. Shalaka Akolkar completed her undergraduate training at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where she received a B.S. in Psychology, and went on to receive her DO from Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, FL. Dr. Akolkar completed her Internal Medicine residency at Providence Hospital and Medical Center in Southfield, Michigan.


Class of 2024

Zachary Sherrill, DOZachary Sherrill, DO

Dr. Zachary Sherrill completed his undergraduate training at Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee, and went on to receive his DO from Lincoln Memorial University- DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Sherrill completed his Internal Medicine residency at CHS Blue Ridge in Morganton, NC.

Rachael Weigle, DORachael Weigle, DO


Dr. Rachael Weigle completed her undergraduate training at the American Public University in Charlestown, West Virginia, graduate training at the University of South Carolina – Honors College in Columbia, South Carolina, and went on to receive her DO from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Weigle completed her Internal Medicine residency at CHS Blue Ridge in Morganton, NC.

Apply

Please visit the ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) website to begin the fellowship application process.

Recruitment Book

View our Graduate Medical Education Recruitment Booklet [PDF]