The Alaska Digestive and Liver Disease Clinic provides compassionate and high-quality medical care to patients through comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive disorders. Drs. Daryl McClendon, MD, Jeffrey Molloy, MD, and Austin Nelson, MD are board certified adult gastroenterologists who specialize in disorders of the digestive tract including, but not limited to, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcer disease, diseases of the liver, bile duct and pancreas. They are also skilled endoscopists who perform many diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including colon cancer screening exams at the Alaska Digestive Center, Providence Alaska Medical Center and Alaska Regional Hospital. Alaska Digestive and Liver Disease Clinic is conveniently located on the Creekside Campus of Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage and also has a satellite office in Eagle River.
Austin T. Nelson, M.D.
Gastroenterologist in Anchorage, AKAlaska Digestive and Liver Disease
Dr. Nelson is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and his medical degree from Uniformed Services University at the campus of National Institutes of Health and Walter Reed Military Medical Center. He is an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterological Association. He served for 17 years in the United States Air Force and 5 years as chief of the department of gastroenterology at the 673rd Medical Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson prior to his transition to private practice. He enjoys all aspects of Gastroenterology and Liver care and understands the complexities and challenges that long-term gastrointestinal disorders can cause. He is committed to providing compassionate and cutting-edge medical care. Growing up in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, he developed a passion for the outdoors. This passion ultimately led him to Alaska where he enjoys all that it provides. His wife and five children keep him busy with their many activities and hobbies.