Joseph M. Hathaway, Jr., MD

Dr. HathawayDr. Hathaway is an experienced physician specializing in adult gastroenterology. After earning his doctorate from the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Hathaway went on to complete an Internal Medicine Residency and a Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Hathaway previously was in private practice in Savannah, Georgia from 2001 to 2010. During this time, he developed a very busy and successful medical practice, and participated in numerous clinical trials. Dr. Hathaway was also actively involved in the medical education of medical students as well as residents. He served as Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Mercer University.

To stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of gastroenterology, Dr. Hathaway maintains active membership in numerous prestigious professional organizations, such as the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is a board certified gastroenterologist.

Dr. Hathaway enthusiastically established Gastroenterology Institute in 2010 in order to bring the residents of Bulloch County compassionate and state-of-the-art gastroenterology care. Gastroenterology Institute’s motto is, “Great people deserve great care.”

His special interests include therapeutic endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, ERCP, esophageal and colonic stents, Bravo pH Probe, Esophageal Manometry, and Barrx procedure. He also has a passion for inflammatory bowel disease.