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Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases

A World Leader in Digestive Disease Research

Gastroenterologists at UC San Diego Health are nationally recognized for their innovative care and research in gastrointestinal and liver diseases.

U.S. News & World Report ranks UC San Diego #1 in the world for gastroenterology and hepatology (liver) research, based on our physicians' research reputation and their publications. All of our physicians are active in research and this in turn leads to better screening and treatments for patients. Learn more about this ranking

USNWR 2020-21 Award winner badge for gastroenterologyWe also are ranked among the nation's best for gastroenterology and GI surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

We know how life-altering living with digestive disease can be. To provide the most comprehensive care, we work in multidisciplinary teams of specialists that include endoscopists, oncologists, surgeons and radiologists. Learn more about our specialists.

Areas of Expertise


Utilizing leading-edge diagnostic technologies, medical therapies and advanced endoscopy, our specialists offer the highest level of digestive health medicine. We provide tailored therapy to meet your needs. 


UC San Diego Health is dedicated to clinical and basic science research to further advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. Read more about research and clinical trials.

Reflux (GERD), Barrett's Esophagus and Swallowing Disorders

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