Michael E. Jones, M.D.

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Michael E. Jones, M.D.

Vice President: Tristate Gastroenterology

Director of Clinical Research Tristate Gastroenterology

Dr. Jones is a native of Kansas City, Missouri. He and his family reside in Northern Kentucky.  ERCP trained.

The current of the previous investigator for clinical trials in Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, GERD,  Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hepatitis, and precision medicine trials.  Has been Principal Investigator for more than 30 Clinical Trials.


  • Undergrad Education and Degree – Biological Sciences degree University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
  • Medical School – M.D. 1997  University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri
  • Residency – 1997-2000 University of Kentucky  A.B. Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY
  • Fellowship – 2000-2003 University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY
  • Honors/Awards

Named Top Doctor by Cincinnati Magazine: 2007, 2010 thru 2022

1998: Outstanding Intern Teacher  University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY

1998:  Chief Resident’s Outstanding Intern Award University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY

1999:  Resident Research Award  University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY


Boards or Committees

  • Board of Trustees: St. Elizabeth Healthcare: Involved in several subcommittees including Quality and Patient Care, Governance, Strategic Planning, Compensation
  • Board Member:  Boone County and Northern Kentucky District Health Department
  • Advisor: University of Kentucky School of Medicine Northern Kentucky Branch
  • Advisor: Next-Gen Precision Medicine Advisory Board University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Trustee: Jefferson Club University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Board certifications

  • Fellow American Gastroenterological Association 2011-present
  • Gastroenterology: 2003-Present maintaining maintenance of certification requirements
  • Internal Medicine: 2001

Professional Organizations:

  • American Gastroenterological Association (Fellow)
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
  • American Medical Association
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Northern Kentucky Medical Association


  • Cooking
  • Listening to music (Jazz and classical)