Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
The Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Disease provides clinical and research training in an integrated program. The goal of the training program is for fellows to acquire the critical knowledge and skills essential for successful clinical practice and innovative research in gastroenterology and hepatology. The fellowship program offers training at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center to ensure a comprehensive and well-rounded clinical and research experience.
Candidates for the training programs are expected to be board eligible in internal medicine before entering the fellowship. After successfully completing the training program, fellows will be eligible to take the subspecialty examination in gastroenterology established by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
The clinical and research programs at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center have received national recognition in the areas of:
- advanced endoscopy
- inflammatory bowel disease
- outcomes and health services research
- colon cancer
- hepatic transplantation
- biomedical imaging
Patients with a broad spectrum of digestive and liver diseases come from the city of Cleveland and adjacent communities, as well as throughout the state of Ohio, western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and abroad. The program provides diagnosis and treatment for a variety of standard and complex gastrointestinal problems such as biliary tract diseases, inflammatory bowel disorders, gastrointestinal neoplasms, parenchymal liver diseases and their complications, as well as orthotopic liver transplantation.