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Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Internal Medicine is committed to delivering the right treatment in the right setting without delay. Experts in digestive, pancreatic and liver diseases care for Central Texas community members in clinics at UT Health Austin, Dell Medical School’s clinical practice; with partners in the community; and at Ascension Seton hospitals.

As part of a top-tier research university in one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities, Dell Med faculty, staff and students have a unique opportunity to define the medical school of the future. In line with Dell Med’s work to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy, the division’s faculty is devoted to training the next generation of medical students, residents and fellows to provide innovative, value-based, person-centered care.

Areas of Focus

  • Improving access to gastroenterology subspecialty care and colon cancer screening for people who have been historically underserved
  • Evolving gastroenterology training for the Internal Medicine Residency
  • Expanding research in high-value care, gastroenterology bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease and pancreas and liver functioning