Our seasoned team of healthcare professionals has more than 150 years of combined experience. We have five physicians with expertise in the field of gastroenterology that include board-certified surgeons; Diplomates of the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology; and Diplomates of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology. All of our nurses and technicians are fully-trained and experienced specialists in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy, and work together to make sure each patient receives the best possible care. Everyone at Endoscopy Center at St. Mary is committed to providing the highest quality of care in a compassionate manner.
Endoscopy Center at St. Mary is a joint venture with five physicians from two separate practices affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center.
The Gastroenterology Group, P.A.
Dr. Craig R. Barash
Dr. Barash received his undergraduate degree in biology from New York University and earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he also served his residency. He earned his Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia where he completed an extra year in advanced endoscopy therapy. He served as a clinical instructor of Medicine and Gastroenterology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Dr. Barash is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology. He holds memberships in the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, and the Bucks County Medical Society.
Dr. John A. Volpe
Dr. Volpe graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Princeton University and a Masters in Chemical Engineering. He graduated from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa, in the top one-quarter of the class. While interning at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, he was named Medical Resident of the Year in 1985 and 1987, and received the Teacher of the Year award three times for his instruction of interns. Dr. Volpe completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Fitzgerald Mercy Medical Center in Darby, Pennsylvania, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Volpe is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, with a subspecialty in Gastroenterology. He holds membership in the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Pennsylvania Gastroenterology Association, and the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Volpe is a former board member of Gilda’s Club.
Dr. Milind Vaze
Dr. Milind M. Vaze graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai, India, in 1981. He immigrated to the United States in 1987 and completed his residency and fellowship at Cooper Medical Center in Camden, NJ. Dr. Vaze began his private practice in 1987 and was on staff at Holy Redeemer Hospital for 24 years and Frankfort Hospital for 25 years. Previously on staff at St. Mary Medical Center, he is happy to return to St. Mary and is part of The Gastroenterology Group. He is board certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology.
The Center for Colon and Rectal Health, Inc.
Dr. Richard S. Goldstein
Dr. Goldstein earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his surgical residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital – Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at St. Vincent Health Center. Dr. Goldstein holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.
Dr. Goldstein is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery; and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Originally from New York City, Dr. Goldstein served in the United States Navy (1982-1986), and was medical staff president at St. Mary Medical Center (2001-2003).
Dr. Anne-Marie Marcoux
Dr. Marcoux earned her degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Her post-graduate training includes a general surgery residency and research fellowship at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a Colon and Rectal fellowship at St. Vincent Health Center.
Dr. Marcoux is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.