Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Message from the Chief

W. Ray Kim, MD, Division Chief

Welcome to the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, a progressive center of excellence dedicated to advances in laboratory and clinical science, state-of-the art clinical care, and the education of future leaders in digestive and liver diseases.The Division is renowned for its pioneers in fundamental research and we continue this tradition with our wide array of ongoing investigative studies, including translational research dedicated to improving the lives of patients with complex gastrointestinal and liver disease. see more.

About Us

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has a long tradition of major contributions in basic research, a new commitment to clinical and outcomes research, a track record of training fellows for academic careers, and a longitudinal commitment to providing care for patients with complex gastrointestinal and liver diseases. 

The faculty care for patients at the following three sites


Survey: Reproductive counseling is often MIA in IBD


LAS VEGAS – Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can disrupt both fertility and pregnancy, especially if it’s not fully controlled, and there’s a risk that the condition can be passed onto an unborn child. Still a new study suggests many patients with IBD don’t receive appropriate reproductive counseling. continue reading