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

We strive to grow as a nationally recognized center for compassionate, comprehensive and innovative care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We seek new treatments through research and we educate physicians and scientists on how best to approach the care of patients with these diseases..   Read more...


C. Richard Boland, MD, AGAF, Chief of Gastroenterology at UC San Diego from 1995 to 2003, receives Julius Friedenwald Award  |  Read AGA Press Release 

Amir Zarrinpar, MD, PhD received a grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to investigate the microbiome of cancers as a possible blood-based biomarker for detection of liver hepatocellular carcinoma at an earlier stage.

Prevent Cancer Foundation awards research grants and fellowships to promising early career scientists with novel hypotheses for prevention and early detection.


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Gastroenterology Newsletter

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

2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report ranks UC San Diego Health #1 in San Diego and #6 in California placing it among the nation's best hospitals. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery was rnaked nationally n 10 adult specialities and rated high performing in 8 adult procedures and conditions.