Dr. Morelli is currently the President of Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology (IGH), a 16-man single specialty private practice GI group in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has been an active member of the Indianapolis Gastroenterology Research Foundation (IGRF), which is affiliated with IGH, and has published several articles on quality in colonoscopy via the foundation. He is in charge of the Eli Lilly colon cancer screening program through IGRF.
Dr. Morelli acted as Chairman of the Practice Management Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) from Oct 2014-Oct 2017 and has participated as a speaker and organizer of the practice management course for the annual ACG meeting for the past 5 years. He is currently active in committee work for GIQuIC, the FDA committee of the ACG, and the current CMS initiative on the creation of episodes of care. He has done prior work on the CMS expert panel on colonoscopy quality metrics. He has also participated in the quality council for the ACG and other strategic initiatives in the College. He is the past Chairman of Internal Medicine at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis and past director and creator of the Colorectal Cancer Center of Excellence at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. He is a member and fellow of the ACG and the American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) and has earned a Certified Physician Executive degree through the AAPL. His special professional interests include colorectal cancer, biliary and pancreatic disease, quality improvement programs in clinical and business practice, and efficient use of resources to provide high value care for his patients.
Dr. Morelli is originally from Cincinnati OH and attended undergrad at the University of Notre Dame, medical school at Ohio State University, Internal Medicine residency and Chief Residency at Wake Forest University/Bowman Gray, and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. He has been in private practice for about 14 years. He is married with three children and enjoys following Notre Dame athletics, Cincinnati Reds baseball, coaching football and basketball, reading about religion and history, and being active in his church.