Dr. Isaac Cline recently finished his gastroenterology training and will be joining our practice in July. He was born and raised in Blount County and graduated from Maryville High School where he started on the offensive line for three state championship teams. He was named East Tennessee Scholar Athlete of the Year during his senior year at Maryville High.
Dr. Cline attended East Tennessee State University where he obtained his undergraduate degree in biology. He graduated magna cum laude. He also completed medical school at ETSU, graduating in 2012. During medical school he served as American Medical Association chapter president. He also studied abroad in Germany to study the practice of health care in Western Europe. His research focus was on osteoporosis and aphthous ulcers. He received the internal medicine clerkship award for outstanding medical student.
Following medical school, Dr. Cline completed his internship and residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. In 2015 he began fellowship in gastroenterology at UVA. During fellowship his research focus was on the use of esophageal stents, quality measures for gastroenterology fellowship endoscopy, and quality improvement for inpatient colonoscopy prep. He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association.
Dr. Cline is married to Dr. Lauren Cline, and they have two children. In his leisure time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, canoeing, and spending time with both his immediate and extended family. He is eager to return to his hometown to practice gastroenterology and to raise his children.