Dale C. Holly, MD, a Gastroenterologist with Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates

Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Dale C. Holly, who serves patients in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Holly is a highly trained gastroenterologist whose areas of interest include diseases of the biliary tract, inflammatory bowel disease, and hepatology. He joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2000, seeing patients at the offices in Camp Creek and Piedmont West in Atlanta, Georgia. 

A visionary who works tirelessly for his patients and their well-being, his diverse life experiences and elite medical training has prepared him for current day and future challenges in the ever-changing landscape of healthcare.

Established in 1976, Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates is one of the largest gastroenterology practices in the country dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of both digestive and liver diseases. The providers are committed to providing patients with the most appropriate and cost-effective healthcare available in a comfortable and compassionate setting. They are specially trained to coordinate patient care and ensure that all medical needs are met, making the practice a right choice for those with digestive problems.

Professionally, Dr. Holly has served on the Physician Executive Committee of Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in the past, helping to establish policy and governance for the practice. His exposure to being on this committee further prepared him to acquire the complex understanding of the social,  personal, and business aspects that are a requisite to cultivate a progressive, successful medical practice.

A dedicated physician and patient advocate, he is affiliated with Emory University Hospital Midtown, Northside Hospital-Atlanta, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, and Northside Hospital-Forsyth.

A native of Arkansas, Dr. Holly is a graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry. He received his medical degree from the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. While in medical school, he was a recipient of the Syntex Research Scholarship, which allowed him to work with Dr. Lawrence P. Scheving, a world-renowned authority on chronobiology.

Following his internship and residency in internal medicine at Emory University affiliated hospitals, he completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center in St. Louis, Missouri. While there, he was mentored by Dr. Bruce R. Bacon, one of the world’s foremost authorities in the field of hepatology, specifically hemochromatosis. Before joining Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, Dr. Holly was in private practice in Jackson, Tennessee for four years. 

In affiliation with numerous medical associations, he is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Gastroenterological Association. 

Having published several articles in journals, he is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Providing “state of the art” healthcare to his patients and community service has been the cornerstone of Dr. Holly’s career.  He has volunteered with Hosea Feed the Hungry, which provides meals, healthcare services, clothes, and spiritual renewal to the homeless. He routinely participates in “Career Day” at local schools to help young people gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the importance of goal setting for the future. He has also participated in numerous health fairs and has worked with numerous churches to educate its constituents on gastrointestinal health and wellness.

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. A gastroenterologist is a physician who has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the esophagus, stomach, small intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, and biliary system.

In 2012, Dr. Holly was recognized as one of Atlanta’s 25 most influential African American physicians at the Black Health Medical Research Foundation’s 4th Annual National Black Health Awards Banquet. These awards acknowledge physicians who have made significant contributions to medicine and their communities.

In 2013, he anchored a radio show on health and wellness that aired on one of the local satellite radio stations, which allowed him to reach and educate a broader audience.

On a more personal note, Dr. Holly enjoys traveling, enhancing his sports’ history knowledge, and spending quality time with his wife and two children.

Learn More about Dr. Dale C. Holly:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/81225246-Dale-Holly-Gastroenterologist or through Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, https://www.atlantagastro.com/provider/dale-c-holly-md/ 

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