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. The education and training of future leaders in our specialty has and always will be an integral part of our mission. see more.
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
- Stanford University Medical Center
- Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System,
- Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Gastroenterology & Hepatology News
- – Medscape
Any Type of Polyp Increases the Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Findings from a large Swedish cohort show that any subtype of polyps will increase the risk for colorectal cancer, but only certain types raise the risk for cancer-related mortality.
- – In the News
Hep C Cure Linked to Lower Mortality From Liver Cancer
Boston—Curing infection with the hepatitis C virus appears to dramatically improve five-year survival rates in people with liver cancer whose tumors are caused by the infection, a new study has found.
Medicine Grand Rounds 11/13/2019
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Bedside to Bench and Back
Sarah Streett, MD, AGAF
Clinical Associate Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University
Aida Habtezion, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University
Breakthrough Moments: Dr. Aida Habtezion is Collaborating for A Cure
The Rainin Foundation Synergy Awards has given Faculty researchers in our division the platform for collaboration to make a difference in IBD. Our Faculty members, Aida Habtezion, Sid Sinha, Sarah Streett and Stephan Rogalla are all mentioned in the Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s year in review.
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is committed to finding solutions that add value to the lives of patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. A gift to the division supports our ongoing research and helps educate future gastroenterologists and hepatologists via our ACGME-accredited fellowship training program.
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