Sierra Endoscopy Center Staff

Sierra Endoscopy Center Staff

Andrew Chang, M.D.

Andrew Chang, M.D., AGAF

Dr. Chang was born March 31, 1964 and grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University in 1990 and completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Loma Linda University Medical Center in 1996. He joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Loma Linda University Medical School before moving to Grass Valley. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and enjoys practicing all aspects of general Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and coaching his children’s sports teams (soccer and football). He also enjoys tennis and snow skiing. Dr. Chang and his wife, Diane, have two children.

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Benjamin A. Brichler, M.D.

Benjamin A. Brichler, M.D.

Dr. Brichler grew up in Scottsdale, AZ. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia in 2005 and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of California San Diego in 2008. Dr. Brichler completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center/Phoenix VA Medical Center in 2011. He then joined Sutter Medical Group in Auburn and practiced there for over 5 years prior to joining Sierra Nevada Gastroenterology. Dr. Brichler is board certified in both Internal Medici ne and Gastroenterology, and enjoys practicing in all aspects of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy. Dr. Brichler enjoys golfing, mountain biking, cooking and gardening. He and his wife, Sarah, have two children.

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Aslam Godil, M.D.

Aslam Godil, M.D., FACP, AGAF

Dr. Aslam Godil was born December 14, 1963 and grew up in Pakistan. He graduated from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan in 1989. He completed his Internal Medicine residency in 1994 and Gastroenterology fellowship in 1998 at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He stayed on as Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University until 2000, after which he moved to Grass Valley. Dr. Godil is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and enjoys practicing all aspects of general Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy. Dr. Godil enjoys the outdoors with his family. He and his wife, Fouzia, who is an Internist, have three children.

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Roy Foliente, M.D.

Roy Foliente, M.D., AGAF

Dr. Foliente was born March 31, 1966 and grew up in Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University in 1993 and remained at Loma Linda University Medical Center for internship, residency and subspecialty fellowship training, which he completed in 1999. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Foliente enjoys practicing general Gastroenterology but has specific interests in colon cancer and diseases of the liver, pancreas and biliary tree. Dr. Foliente enjoys the outdoors and is an avid tennis player and skier. He also enjoys World War II history. Dr. Foliente and his wife, Michelle, have three children.

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Kevin Hill, D.O.

Kevin Hill, D.O.

Dr. Hill grew up in southern California near Anaheim. He graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996. He completed his Internal Medicine residency in 1999 at Loma Linda University but stayed on an additional year as the chief medical resident. Dr Hill then completed his Gastroenterology fellowship at Loma Linda in 2003. After fellowship he took a position at Sutter Medical Group in Auburn California where he practiced for over 5 years. He will be starting in Grass Valley in January 2009. Dr Hill is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. His areas of interest include therapeutic endoscopy and hepatology, though he enjoys all aspects of Gastroenterology. Dr Hill enjoys athletics and reading. He is married and has 2 children.

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Welcome to Sierra Endoscopy Center, Inc.

Mission - To contribute to the wellness of our community through the provision of quality services delivered in a compassionate and cost-effective manner.

Vision - We will be a community-oriented endoscopy center. We will directly provide endoscopy services in the ambulatory setting. In addition, we will collaborate with other providers to manage and improve the total health of our community with compassion, dedication and accountability for quality and efficiency.

Values - We Value…
  • An ongoing dedication to provide high quality service throughout the organization.
  • A wholistic approach to healthcare acknowledging each individual’s physical, emotional, spiritual and psychosocial needs.
  • Treating every person with dignity, compassion and respect. Integrity, evidenced through honesty, fairness, sincerity and trust in all of our actions.
  • An environment that empowers those giving and receiving care and services.
  • The stewardship of our resources.
  • The loyalty of all within our organization.
  • Adaptability and collaboration, both within our organization and community.

Patient Preps

Download information for Movi, Osmo, Trilyte Preps, and Egd Instructions.


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Patient Forms

You have the option to print and fill out forms before your scheduled appointment. Constent Form, Financial Policy, Medical Information Sheet and more..

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Common Questions

Find answers to your questions. Common Questions from our Patients at the Sierra Endoscopy Center.


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Digestive Diseases

A list of Digestive Diseases Topics and Titles. Also important information and guidelines for patients, regarding Peg Tube, and Reflux Esophagitis.

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