Gastroenterology Services, LLC
Dr. Robert Shultz, DO FACOI - Dr. Charlene LePane, DO FACOI, FACG - Board Certified Gastroenterologists
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Lynn Clark, P.A. has been a Physician Assistant since she graduated from Emory University in 1993. She first became interested in gastroenterology and hepatology when she worked in the GI Dept. at Emory Clinic. Not only did she enjoy diagnosing, treating, and educating patients there, but she also became involved in research on hepatitis C. The evolution of hepatitis C treatment is currently an interest of hers. In 1999, she relocated to Florida where she continued her gastroenterology work in an office where she treated and performed studies with Crohn’s disease patients. She has been working with Drs. Shultz and LePane at Gastroenterology Services since 2011, where she continues to pursue her love for diagnosing, treating, and educating patients.
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Robert Shultz, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., is a 1984 graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his rotating internship and internal medicine residency at Normandy Osteopathic Hospitals in St. Louis, Missouri (1984-1986). He completed his fellowship training in gastroenterology at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (1986-1988). During his fellowship training Dr. Shultz served as a visiting fellow at several prestigious medical centers including the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Washington University, and the University of Michigan Medical Centers. Dr. Shultz is Board Certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology through the ACOI.
Dr. Shultz is an Associate Clinical Professor of Gastroenterology for Nova University Southeastern University (NSU-COM) and has provided over 4000 hours of mentoring for osteopathic physicians in training, including students, interns, residents, and gastroenterology fellows. He has provided over 200 lectures for osteopathic education including for the AOA, FOMA, Florida Hospital East training program, and has been program director for several osteopathic CME programs.
Dr. Shultz served as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine, and Credentials Committee for Orlando General Hospital. He has served as Medical Staff Secretary, Assistant Chief of Staff, and Chief of Staff at Florida Hospital East Orlando, and he has been on the Board of Directors of Florida Hospital.
Dr. Shultz has been on the Board of Trustees of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and President of District 3 of the FOMA. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Osteopathic Foundation of Central Florida for the past fourteen years granting over five million dollars to Osteopathic Education in Central Florida. Dr. Shultz is currently Chairman of the Osteopathic Foundation of Central Florida.
Dr. Shultz is in private practice in Oviedo, Florida.
Charlene A LePane, DO, FACOI, FACG, completed her BS in Biomedical Science at Auburn University and completed her MSPH at the University of Alabama Birmingham, where she published her thesis. She then attended medical school at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. Her internship and residency in Internal Medicine were completed at Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, FL where she served as Chief Resident. Her fellowship training in Gastroenterology was completed at St. John - Oakland Hospital in Madison Heights, MI where she served as Chief Fellow. As part of her residency and fellowship, she trained at the University of Miami, the University of Chicago, the University of North Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina and Henry Ford Hospital. She is dual board certified, in Internal Medicine and in Gastroenterology.
She has authored and published several studies and case reports in JSLS, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology Research and Digestive Diseases and Sciences. As part of her training, she presented her research and case reports at annual meetings including Digestive Disease Week, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.
Dr. LePane is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Central Florida School of Medicine, Nova South Eastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she routinely mentors medical students and residents.
Dr. LePane served as President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, District 3, and is currently active as a Trustee. She is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, where she serves as section chair as well as a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. She serves on several committees in these organizations. She is a member of the Florida Gastroenterologic Society. Dr. LePane is active on the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine as a board question provider. She has been honored to speak at annual conventions for FOMA, ACOI, ACG, in the community of Orlando on behalf of Florida Hospital. She was recently nominated as a physician for "Orlando's Best".
Her professional interests include Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Celiac Disease and Advanced Endoscopy. Her personal interests include marathon running.