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Cecil Chally, MD


A native of North Dakota, Dr. Chally finished his undergraduate degree at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. He attended the University of North Dakota Medical School for two years and then transferred to Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, graduating in 1965. He returned to Minnesota to perform his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis. Dr. Chally began his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University in 1970. He served as Chief Resident of the Internal Medicine Department in 1971 and finished his gastroenterology fellowship at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in 1972. Dr. Chally has an academic appointment at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He was appointed as an assistant clinical professor of medicine in 1973 and became an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine in 1983.

Special Interests

Esophageal and Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Dr. Chally has participated in research studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health on the effects of diet on the growth of the colon polyps.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Education and Training

University of Minnesota - Internship and Residency
Veteran's Administration Hospital - Fellowship

Personal Interests

In his leisure time, Dr. Chally likes to golf, bike, ski, camp and hike. He also enjoys working on remodeling projects at his cabin.

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