Jerry Tillinger

Chief Executive Officer

Jerry Tillinger

Jerry has led US Digestive Health since 2019 – from its formation as a merger of three regional GI groups to its position today as one of the largest GI practices in the U.S.

Prior to joining USDH, he served most recently as CEO for Lutheran Health Physicians in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He also served as senior executive for several large groups over a 10-year period in the Pacific Northwest before joining Lutheran Health. With over 30 years of senior leadership in medical groups and integrated delivery systems, Jerry now devotes his considerable experience in practice operations, provider relations, and patient-focused care to USDH.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Emory University and earned his Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Health Administration from Georgia State University. 

A stalwart Georgia Bulldogs football fan, Jerry lives in Downingtown, PA with his wife and three dogs.