Dr. Meister was raised in Omaha, Nebraska and is a lifelong Huskers fan. He pursued his undergraduate degree at Creighton University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics before attending the University of Nebraska Medical School in Omaha.

Dr. Meister completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed one year of his subspecialty training in gastroenterology at Washington University-Barnes Hospital in St. Louis Missouri and the remainder at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington Kentucky where he received an academic appointment as an assistant professor of medicine. While on faculty for four years he performed clinical research and advanced endoscopic procedures, especially in the area of diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the digestive tract and liver disease. He has published several medical articles and participates in clinical research. Cigna has designated Dr.Meister as a 3 star provider for cost efficiency and care provider.

His areas of special interests include diseases of the liver and pancreas, inflammatory bowel disease, capsule endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, and advanced endoscopic procedures. He is currently on the medical advisory board of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis foundation. Dr. Meister is an avid skier, loves college sports, travel, music, and his dogs.

Education/Experience

Creighton University, Omaha, NE1987

Medical School: University of Nebraska School of Medicine 1991

Internship / Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 1991-1994

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Washington University-Barnes Hospital, St. Louis MO. 1994-1995

Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington KY 1995-1996

Board Certifications

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Diplomate of the ABIM, Subspecialty of Gastroenterology

Healthgrades: Dr. Thomas E. Meister, MD

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