Dr. Christopher Vesy
Board Certified Gastroenterologist
Dr. Christopher John Vesy was born in Youngstown, Ohio in 1966. He graduated summa cum laude from Boardman High School in 1984. He was the National Junior Rifle Champion in 1982, 1983, 1985 and 1986, winning the National Rifle Association's North American Trophy, and he still holds the national record for the highest championship score.
Dr. Vesy attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he was president of Theta Chi Fraternity. He was also Mortar Board president and a Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated magna cum laude, and with University Honors, winning the prestigious Miami University President's Distinguished Service Award.
Dr. Vesy received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1993 from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, graduating cum laude with Honors in Internal Medicine, Emergency Room, Medical Intensive Care Unit, General Medicine, Family Practice, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatrics. He received a Post-Sophomore Fellowship in Pathology where he performed molecular research in Celiac Disease. He was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the only national honor medical society.
He continued his medical education by performing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He then moved to Dallas and completed a Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern. He spent two years in the Division of Infectious Diseases performing research in sepsis. Dr. Vesy is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He performs teaching rounds at Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC)-Dallas for both Internal Medicine housestaff and Gastroenterology fellows.
Dr. Vesy and his partner chose to establish their permanent residence in Dallas and he was in private practice from 1999 to 2006 at BUMC. He enjoys weekends at Cedar Creek Lake and donating time and energy to various non-profits and arts organizations in the Metroplex. He is fluent in Spanish and has lived and worked in Guatemala. He is a welcome addition to Texas Digestive Disease Consultants.