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Richard Kevin Wood Jr.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Gastroenterology
Duke Box 3662, Durham, NC 27710
03115 Hospital South, Box 3913, Durham, NC 27710


I am an academic esophagologist and medical educator.

I am the program director for the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Training Program at Duke.

My clinical area of specialty is in esophageal disorders.  I see patients with a wide range of esophageal problems including: gastroesophageal reflux diseaase (GERD); swallowing disorders; primary esophageal motility disorders including achalasia, esophageal spasm, and jackhammer esophagus; Barrett's esophagus; and Esophageal cancer.

I also practice as a general gastroenterologist and see patients for routine screening colonoscopies.

Office Hours

Office Visits at Duke South Clinic 2J: Thursday 8 am to 12 pm
Endoscopy at Duke South Clinic 2H: Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm
Endoscopy at Brier Creek: Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine · 2023 - Present Medicine, Gastroenterology, Medicine

Education, Training & Certifications

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai · 2002 M.D.