The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
The mission of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is to provide excellence in clinical care, education and research. The multifaceted goals are to deliver outstanding patient care with compassion; to enhance clinical service with the addition of new programs, clinical treatments and recruits; to teach a strong basic foundation in the medical sciences combined with extensive clinical training in patient care; to advance cutting-edge basic and clinical research in all areas of gastroenterology; and to foster and promote physicians who are at the forefront of medical innovation through the development of new cures, treatments and technologies.
Research, including numerous clinical trials, is underway in the areas of hepatitis C, GI cancer treatment and prevention, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopic ultrasound, pancreatic cystic neoplasms, and HIV. Over the past few years, the Division has created a first rate clinical service through recruitment of subspecialty faculty and programs, including the areas of hepatology, inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP, and motility.