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Eric G. Hilgenfeldt, MD, MBA

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Dr. Hilgenfeldt Says:

“What I enjoy most about medicine is getting to know my patients. A close second is to see them become and/or stay healthy. The ability to do both is what I know makes Tryon Medical Partners the best for both patients and physicians.

My wife and I were both born and raised in Florida, but we jumped at the chance to come to Charlotte and to raise our kids in such a dynamic and energetic city.”




Practicing Medicine Since


Medical School

University of Florida


University of Florida/Carolinas Medical Center

Board Certified

American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Honors & Certifications

Gold Humanism Honor Society (2016); Member, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Published author and contributor of various GI-related original case reports, manuscripts and book chapters; Division I College Athlete-Swimming; Business North Carolina Top Doctor (2021-2022); Charlotte Magazine Top Doctor (2022-2023)

Clinical Interests

  • Dysphagia(difficulty swallowing)
  • GERD/Acid Reflux
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastritis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Gastroenterology-Related Cancer Prevention