Williamson Strum, MD, is a gastroenterologist with expertise and interest in the detection and prevention of colon cancer.
In addition to his clinical practice, he conducts research in the detection and treatment of colon polyps, adenomas and colon cancer. He also has a concentration in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Other research interests include acute and chronic pancreatitis, celiac disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease and eosinophilic esophagitis.
Dr. Strum believes in disease prevention, early detection and using proven, evidence-based treatments.
After completion of his fellowship, he served as a major in the United States Air Force as chief of internal medicine and gastroenterology. He then joined Scripps Clinic in 1972. He was appointed as an associate member of The Scripps Research Institute in 1975 and is a continuing member of the Skaggs Scholars Clinical Science Program.
When he is not caring for patients, he enjoys tennis, hiking and ocean swimming.
Areas of Expertise
- American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 1973
- American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1970
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, MD, 1965
- University of Florida, Internal Medicine, 1968
- Yale New Haven Hospital, Medicine, 1970