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Patient Care ● GI Research ● Endoscopic Expertise

Cristina Hatara, MD


  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology


  • Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Medical School:

  • George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences


  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington DC


  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, George Washington University, Washington DC.


  • Ballantyne


  • Adult gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Women’s Health


  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of American (CCFA)
  • Mecklenburg County Medical Society (MCMS)
  • North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)
  • North Carolina Society of Gastroenterology (NCSG)

Dr. Hatara joined CGH in March 2024. She brings over 9 years of clinical practice and extensive expertise in inpatient and outpatient practice.

She specializes in diagnosing and treating a wide range of digestive disorders, including but not limited to, GERD, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and liver diseases. Dr. Hatara is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in gastroenterology to ensure the highest standard of care for our patients. Her personalized approach and attention to detail, makes her a trusted partner in the journey to digestive health.

Dr. Hatara is an avid tennis player and golfer, she lives in south Charlotte with her two children and a golden retriever named Scarlett.