About the Division
The Division of Digestive Diseases at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is viewed as among one of the strongest in the United States.
The division includes gastroenterology, hepatology, liver transplant medicine, the Digestive Disease Center, the Pancreas Center and various research laboratories.
The faculty consists of full-time physicians and basic scientists who are engaged in research, patient care and teaching. In addition, the division has seven clinical fellows and two research fellows.
The division has a digestive diseases consultation service, a hepatic consultation service, an inpatient hepatology/GI service, a liver transplant program jointly run with the Department of Surgery, weekly GI and liver clinics at both UC Health University Hospital and Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, a weekly liver transplantation clinic and a Pancreatic Disease Center at the UC Health Barrett Center.
The Division of Digestive Diseases is among the oldest and most distinguished in the United States.
Started in 1937 by Leon Schiff, MD, it has been continuously productive in training and research activities, with many of its trainees and faculty going on to positions of academic responsibility and leadership.