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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...


Dr. Vipin Kumar Vipin Kumar, MS, PhD, Professor of Medicine, receives a Lupus Research Alliance 2017 Novel Research Grant Award for his efforts to find better treatments for lupus.  |  See details of his project.

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


Head of the Human Liver Cell Isolation Lab (Assistant, Associate or Full Research Scientist)


For information about all our events, see the calendar located under the "About" Tab.

Gastroenterology Newsletter

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

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Ranking for UC San Diego Gastroenterology and GI Surgery. 

U.S. News & World Report ranks UC San Diego Medical Center's Gastroenterology & GI Surgery services in the top 10% among hospitals evaluated in this specialty for 2016-2017.