David McElreathDO

Biography

Dr. McElreath was born and raised in Oxford, Mississippi. After receiving his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Mississippi, he attended medical school in Kansas City earning his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine in 2002. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2005, after which he worked as an Internist for Baptist Health for a year before starting his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at UAMS. After completion of his fellowship in 2009, Dr. McElreath joined Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic where he worked until founding Premier Gastroenterology with his partners in June 2018.

At Premier Gastroenterology Associates, Dr. McElreath practices general gastroenterology diagnosing and treating disorders that include, but not limited to, gastroesophageal reflux/laryngopharyngeal reflux, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), celiac disease, peptic ulcer disease, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), hepatitis, and screening colonoscopy.

Dr. McElreath enjoys taking care of patients and works hard to create a nurturing doctor/patient relationship. He is generous with his time to all his patients, making him the last doctor to leave the clinic on most days. Dr. McElreath prides himself on his attention to detail and thoroughness resulting in a very high adenoma/polyp detection rate for screening colonoscopy.

He is board certified by American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology, a member of The American College of Gastroenterology and The American Gastroenterology Association.

Dr. McElreath is married with two children. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising, hunting, and sports.

Education

  • B.S. Biology University of Mississippi 1991-1995
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences 1998-2002
  • Internship, Internal Medicine Residency, Gastroenterology Fellowship UAMS 2002-2009