Gordon Tanner, M.D.

Dr. Gordon Tanner is a Gastroenterology SpecialistDr. Gordon Tanner, a native of Lawrenceville, moved home to join Gastroenterology Specialists in 1999.  He completed medical school, internal medicine training, and gastroenterology training at Vanderbilt University.  Undergraduate work was completed at Davidson College where he graduated with an honors degree in history.  He presently lives in Duluth where he is active in his community and church.  He is a Foundation Board member at Georgia Gwinnett College.  He also regularly coaches his children’s soccer, basketball, and baseball teams.  He and his wife are active members of the Church of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Johns Creek.  His hobbies include golf, fly-fishing, bird-hunting, and American history. 



Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee; M.D. August, 1989-May, 1993
Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina; A.B. Major: History; August, 1985-May, 1989

Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
July, 1996-June, 1999

Internal Medicine Residency Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
July, 1993-June, 1996


Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine: August, 1996, May 2006
Certified in Gastroenterology: August, 1999
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Honors and Awards:

Medical School: John Coniglio Award in Biochemistry, Vanderbilt Medical Center Ninth Annual Research Forum Award, Microbes and Defense Society
Undergraduate: Honors in History, Cum Laude, Kendrick K. Kelley Scholarship in Historical Studies

Professional Societies:

American College of Gastroenterology, 2005-present
American Gastroenterologic Association, 1996-present
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 1999-present


Gwinnett Hospital System
Lawrenceville and Duluth, Georgia