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Carl E. Gessner
Cone Health Medical Group

Carl E. Gessner, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Gastroenterology
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 162 Reviews)
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Medical School

University of Maryland at Baltimore


Duke University


Duke University

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine
  • Instructor, Elon University Physician Assistant Program

Professional Memberships

  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow
  • Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Examiners


Provider Review Comments

July 21, 2022
Doctor was great about my problem. He explained everything that he was going to do. The eased my mind.
July 02, 2022
Professional and listened to all of my concerns. Discussed options and explained reasons for recommendations.
June 13, 2022
*Dr. Gessner is an exceptionally good doctor. Knowledgeable, kind and wears cute socks!
May 30, 2022
Dr. Gessner was very concerned about the multiple issues of my health causing problems and is working with all the doctors as a team. I felt safe and reassured.
May 26, 2022
Doctor is always on top of everything that is going on with my health. Awesome
May 23, 2022
I think the care I receive from Dr. Gessner and his entire team is simply excellent. I appreciate the attentiveness and friendliness from everyone in this office.
May 22, 2022
I was very pleased with my doctor's advice. He answered all my questions and concerns. He also gave me handouts to read later regarding my diet. This was most helpful. Dr. Gessner went the extra mile. I was grateful.
May 21, 2022
Dr. Gessner listened attentively to my concerns and gave me a plan of action, including messaging him in two weeks with the results so we can decide weather to continue or reassess. I feel confident with his help and appreciate his time.
May 19, 2022
Dr. Was very informative. Answered all questions.
May 05, 2022
Great Doctor
April 09, 2022
I have nothing but good things to say about Dr, Gessner.
April 03, 2022
Have seen this Dr. Gessner for 6 yrs.; he's top-notch, listens to history, concerns, etc., has a plan going forward.
March 31, 2022
Great visit.
March 27, 2022
Dr Gessner is a wonderful, caring doctor
March 18, 2022
Loved this Dr! He answered my questions, developed a solution to test my problem, and he emailed me back with my results thru MyChart! Thank you!
March 08, 2022
Dr gessner is so kind and compassionate.. He genuinely caresAnd takes the time with you.
February 26, 2022
Couldn't be more elated!
February 12, 2022
I always have no Problems when I am I I.In the office
February 12, 2022
He's the BEST!!
February 08, 2022
*Dr. Gessner is an AMAZING doctor!!! It would be wonderful if all doctors were exactly like him!
January 28, 2022
*Dr. Gessner is the best! I have referred multiple people from our community (VA) to *Dr. Gessner. Everyone is thrilled with the care provided I wish *Dr. Gessner was my PCP!!
December 11, 2021
The risks could have been discussed more.
December 07, 2021
*Dr. Gessner is one of the best! Physicians I have EVER had. He calls if there are issues. Really cares, I can tell.
November 28, 2021
Really listened and explained possible options.
November 26, 2021
Always listens, is professional, and friendly.
November 11, 2021
He spent a lot of time with me, so I didn't feel rushed .
November 11, 2021
Dr Gessner is the BEST!
October 26, 2021
Love *Doctor Gessner! Hope he never retires.
October 26, 2021
*Dr. Gessner was very thorough - did not rush the visit.
October 22, 2021
No complaints
October 22, 2021
Unbelievable attention to my issue. I was so impressed
October 21, 2021
When my primary Dr. Suggested to see a Gastroenterologist I requested Dr. Gessner.
October 18, 2021
Very Good does not adequately describe or grade Dr. Gessner's care and treatment Excellent and Superior are more suitable.
October 15, 2021
Dr Gessner always answers all of my questions and also provides me with literature to explain my problem or questions for me to always have on hand.
October 13, 2021
Dr Gessner was great. Was very thorough and explained what he was doing and why. Put my worries to rest
October 12, 2021
He remembered things about me that he hadn't even written down from the last visit.
October 08, 2021
Wonderful experience from the front desk, nurses, doctor!!!
October 07, 2021
Thank you Dr Gessner for hearing my concerns and coming up with a helpful plan.
October 04, 2021
I actually felt like the old times with an extremely qualified, compassionate, informed doctor that cared about what I was experiencing. Dr. Gessner came highly recommended and I know why, he's the real deal.
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