University of Nebraska Medical Center

Derrick Eichele, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Derrick Eichele, MD

Dr. Eichele is a gastroenterologist with interests in clinical care, inflammatory bowel disease, education and clinical research interests in clinical outcomes in inflammatory bowel diseases. He is an Associate Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Prior to his career in the field of medicine, he was a high school teacher. This has led to continued interest in medical and resident education.

Dr. Eichele is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology with the American Board of Internal Medicine.


  • Clinical outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Clinical investigations of experimental pharmacological therapies
  • Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 2011, 
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2014
  • Fellowship: Clinical Fellow of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2017
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