Division of Gastroenterology
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Welcome to the UC San Diego Division of Gastroenterology

Our mission is to provide the best clinical care to those afflicted with gastrointestinal and liver diseases, investigate at the clinical and basic levels the best way to improve those diseases, and educate trainees on how to best approach the care of patients with those diseases.

The UCSD GI Division will strive to be nationally recognized through its faculty as well as innovations that will improve the care of patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases nationwide.

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Spotlight 

First Chief Experience Officer for UC San Diego Health System: Dr. Thomas Savides

Dr. Thomas SavidesCongratulations to Dr. Thomas Savides, who has been appointed the first Chief Experience Officer for UC San Diego Health System. 

“We are excited to have Dr. Savides champion employee engagement and patient experience so that we can exceed our patients’ expectation in everything we do,” said Paul Viviano, CEO of UC San Diego Health System and Associate Vice Chancellor for UC San Diego Health Sciences.
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Drs. Sandborn, Savides Selected for San Diego Top Doctors List 2014

Congratulations to Dr. William Sandborn and Dr. Thomas Savides, who are named once again on the San Diego Top Doctors list.


US News & World Report Best Hopital for Gastroenterolgoy

Gastroenterologists at UC San Diego Health System are nationally recognized for their innovative care of people with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We recognize how life-altering living with digestive disease can be. The Division of Gastroenterology works in multidisciplinary teams of specialists including endoscopists, oncologists, surgeons and radiologists. U.S. News & World Report ranks our gastroenterology and GI surgery services in the top 50 in the nation.


William Sandborn, MDCongratulations to Dr. William Sandborn, GI Division Chief, who is named on the Thomson Reuters "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds" list. Details from the San Diego Union-Tribune are here.

 

Upcoming Events 

Gastroenterology Newsletter

Read our latest and past UC San Diego Gastroenterology Newsletters and see what's happening within the division. 


Conferences

See our calendar located under the "About" Tab.


In Memoriam

Martin F. Kagnoff, MDWe are saddened at the passing of Martin F. Kagnoff, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Emeritus, and Director of the Laboratory of Mucosal Immunology. Read memorial statement from Wolfgang Dillmann, MD, Helen M. Ranney Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine.