David Perdue, MD, MSPH
Dr. Perdue champions the organization's mission to practice medicine of the highest quality. He serves as Chair of our Quality Committee and participates on our Peer Review and Clinical Practice Committees. Dr. Perdue uses evidence-based approaches to foster a culture of superb customer service and excellent patient care. Employing continuous improvement methodologies, he collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to optimize the value MNGI Digestive Health (previously Minnesota Gastroenterology) provides to our patients, payors and clinical partners.
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.