Philip G. Foutch, DO

Philip G. Foutch, D.O.

Dr. P. Gregory Foutch received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University, a Master of Science degree from the University of Detroit, and his medical degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his postdoctoral training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, completing a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in Gastroenterology. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Dr. Foutch has served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and was Assistant Chief of Gastroenterology at the Phoenix Veterans Administration Medical center (1984-1990).

Dr. Foutch has been active in several professional national societies and has held numerous leadership positions, including Chairman of the Board of Governors, American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Trustee on the Governing Board, ACG and chairman of other national committees. Dr. Foutch has served as director of several national postgraduate courses sponsored by the ACG and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Foutch has been a prolific researcher and presenter at national, regional and local meetings. He has published over 150 scientific papers, book chapters and audio presentations. He has been the principal investigator on numerous scientific studies and the recipient of over $100,000 in grant funding.

Dr. Foutch has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards. He received the William D. Carey Award – (ACG), 1999, presidential citation for Distinguished Service (ACG), 2000. He was recognized as “Master” of the American College of Gastroenterology, (MACG) in 2000. He has been recognized in Phoenix Magazine among the list of “Top Docs” on numerous occasions and recognized in several annual issues of “Best Doctors in America”.

Dr. Foutch is currently in private practice in Mesa, Arizona with Arizona Digestive Health. He is married to his wife, Chris. They have two sons. They live on a small ranch with two dogs and two horses.


  • B.S. Bowling Green State University – Bowling Green, OH
  • M.S. University of Detroit – Detroit, MI
  • D.O. Midwestern University – Chicago, IL
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship – Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Areas of Expertise/ Specialty Procedures

  • Colon cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Diverticular Disease
  • GI Bleeding
  • Remicade© Infusion
Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Associations/ Memberships

  • Master, American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • Maricopa County Medical Society
  • Arizona Osteopathic Association
  • American Association for Study of Liver Disease
  • Phoenix Society of Gastroenterology
  • Arizona State Physician’s Association
Hospital Affiliations

  • Banner Desert Medical Center