Areas of Interest
- Colon Cancer Prevention and Screening
- Endoscopic Treatment of Early-Stage Gastrointestinal Cancers
- Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity
- Esophageal Diverticula
- General Gastroenterology
- Pancreaticobiliary Diseases
A graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Dr. Amanda Guentner received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor. She then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where she served as Chief Fellow.
Dr. Guentner has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the American Journal of Gastroenterology, and the Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. In addition, she has been a frequent presenter at medical conferences, including Digestive Disease Week. During her academic training, Dr. Guentner conducted research studies in general gastroenterology, as well as Barrett’s esophagus, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She has a particular interest in IBD, IBS, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn/reflux, eosinophilic esophagitis, celiac disease, women’s GI health, iron deficient anemia, and microscopic colitis.Read More
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
Assistant Professor, General gastroenterology, 2021
Chief Fellow, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2017
Fellowship, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2017
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Doctor of Medicine, 2011
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2007
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Northwestern University Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship, Chief Fellow, 2016-2017
Captain of the Emory Women's Varsity Tennis Team (National Champions!). I spend my free time with my husband and two small children, and also enjoy travel, running on the Beltline, and trying new restaurants and foods!
American Gastroenterological Association 11/2015-Present
American College of Gastroenterological Association (ACG) 11/2015-Present
Patient care, and helping improve patients' quality of life is my life passion, and what drives me to come to work each day with a smile. Gastroenterology offers the unique opportunity not only to treat patients in the office, but also to help them through endoscopy, to make them happier and healthier.