Gastroenterology & Digestive Disorders

Gastroenterology & Digestive Disorders

Clifford Randolph Tillman, M.D.

Kellen Jex, M.D.



Tillman Medical Group

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Specializing in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

In our Gastroenterology Division, we employ a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the digestive system. The digestive system includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, liver, pancreas and gallbladder. Our caring and skilled staff uses individually tailored screening and diagnostic procedures to help diagnose conditions in patients who are suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease, ulcers, diarrhea, abdominal pain, jaundice and cancer. Our "Colon Cancer Prevention Program" offers patients all appropriate screening modalities and lifesaving information on early detection and prevention of Colon Cancer."

Clifford Randolph Tillman, M.D.

Dr. Randy Tillman received a BA from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN in 1972. He went on to earn his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1976. Upon finishing his internship there he completed a residency in Vanderbilt's Department of Internal Medicine PGY2 and PGY3 in 1979. He was subsequently a Clinical Fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology PGY4 and PGY5 at the University of Florida School of Medicine in Gainesville, 1979-81. Dr. Tillman has been in private practice with Tillman Medical Group since 1981.

Office Location

107 Front Street
Vidalia, LA 71373
Phone: 318-336-2216

Special Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology
Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
Colonoscopy
Endoscopy
Esophageal Disorders
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Disorders
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Liver Diseases
Nutrition Pancreatic and Biliary Disorders
Peptic Ulcer Disease

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine -1979
American Board of Gastroenterology - 1981

Medical School

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN-1976

Residency

Department of Internal Medicine, PGY2, PGY3, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (1977-79)

Fellowships

Clinical Fellow - University of Florida School of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology PGY4, PGY5, Gainsville, FL (1979-81)

Selected Present Activities

President and Co-Medical Director, Cancer Care and Diagnostic Center, Natchez, MS
Medical Director, Promise Specialty Hospital, Ferriday, Louisiana
Co-Medical Director, Riverpark Imaging Center, Vidalia, Louisiana

 

Kellen Jex, M.D.

Dr. Kellen Jex received a BS from the University of Mississippi in 2006.  He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Ms in 2011.  He also completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Mississippi in 2014, followed by a year as Chief Medical Resident in 2015.  He was subsequently a Clinical Fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA from 2015-2018.  Dr. Jex joined Tillman Medical Group with his Father-in-Law, Dr. C.R. Tillman in 2018.

 

Office Location

107 Front Street
Vidalia, LA 71373
Phone: 318-336-2216

Special Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology
Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
Colonoscopy
Endoscopy
Esophageal Disorders
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Disorders
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Liver Diseases
Nutrition Pancreatic and Biliary Disorders
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Video Capsule Endoscopy

Board Certification

Internal Medicine 2014
Gastroenterology 2018


Medical School

University of Mississippi School of Medicine 2011


Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center (2011-2014)

Chief Medical Resident, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center (2014-2015)


Fellowship

Gastroenterology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans (2015-2018)


Recognitions/Awards

Internal Medicine Resident of the Year (2013, 2014)
LSU Outstanding Fellow of the Year (2016, 2017)
Arnold P. Goldman Humanism in Medicine Award (2013)
Carl G. Evers Society M4 All Star Resident (2014)

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