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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.

DDW® Awards 2016

Dr. John ChangDr. John Chang Receives AGA-GRG Young Investigator Award in Basic Science  |  Read AGA Press Release

Dr. William SandbornWilliam Sandborn, MD, receives Mentor Award in Immunology, Microbiology and IBD

Dr. Kim Barrett Kim E. Barrett, PhD receives Mentor Award in Intestinal Disorders

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


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

1st International NASH Day

Please join us to raise awareness about NASH!

Date: June 12th, 2018
Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Hosted by: Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc and UCSD NAFLD Research Center

Please Register here!

For more information please see our flyer:
(Flyer attached)

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.