Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is nationally recognized for excellence in clinical care and is currently ranked in the top 50 on U.S. News and World Report’s list of top programs.  Our division fosters an interdisciplinary approach to patient care and offers integrated services for a complete range of digestive disorders. We offer state of the art endoscopic care and through our extensive clinical trials program, patients have access to novel medical therapies. In addition, our liver transplant program is among the busiest in the southeast.

The mission of our Division is “To develop passionate leaders focused on excellence who provide innovative and compassionate clinical care and advance the field through research and education”.  We aspire to FOCUS on our core values:  Fervor to be Outstanding, Creative, Unsurpassed and Striving to make a difference.

Our faculty creates an environment that trains well rounded, high quality gastrointestinal physicians. Our program provides a complete educational experience that includes inpatient training, outpatient training, endoscopic training, clinical and translational research exposure, and medical education opportunities.


Visualizing Information and Data in 20/20

Join us to learn about ways to visually display your results and data more effectively. Viz Day has something for everyone, from learning how to avoid "chart junk" to creating more effective clinical dashboards, and harnessing free tools for business intelligence apps. Dr. Neeral Shah and Dr. Zach Henry, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will be presenting.

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Gastroenterology ranked 35 in U.S. News and World Report

The University of Virginia has been ranked 35 in 2019 U.S. News and World Report, Best Hospitals for Adult Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Hospitals.
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2019 SCOPY Award

University of Virginia Health System has been awarded the 2019 SCOPY Award, "Best Community Service Delivery" for the "UVA Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Campaign".
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Dr. Neeral Shah will be presenting at Thrive Global in India on February 27, 2020. Bringing the idea of stress and burnout that doctors in India face to the forefront. For more information contact Ananaya Chopra - ananaya.chopra@thriveglobal.com
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