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)

Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Division of Gastroenterology

Blue Ridge Digestive
Health
Morganton, NC

Dustin R. Kirkpatrick, DO (Faculty)

Blue Ridge Digestive Health
Morganton, NC


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.


Class of 2025

Ashan HatharasingheAshan Hatharasinghe, DO

Dr. Ashan Hatharasinghe completed his undergraduate training at North Carolina State
University in Raleigh, NC and went on to receive his DO from Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hatharasinghe completed his Internal Medicine residency at Sunrise Health GME Consortium in Las Vegas, NV.

Hamidreza Moein, MD

Hamidreza Moein, MD

Dr. Hamidreza Moein completed his medical education at Islamic Azad University, Tehran Faculty of Medicine.  Dr. Moein completed his Internal Medicine residency at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital/Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.


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]