David Perdue, MD, MSPH
An enrollee of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, Dr. Perdue has a special interest in cancer disparities in American Indian and Alaska Native populations. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles on this topic, and helped found the American Indian Cancer Foundation for which he served as Medical Director. He is a member of both the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center and the Mayo Clinic's Spirt of Eagles Cancer Research Network. More recently, Dr. Perdue has been pursuing his interest in obesity medicine, working closely with a community surgeon on new endoscopic techniques for bariatric patients.
Dr. Perdue is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. He practices general gastroenterology and has a special interest in cancer prevention.