The Division of GI Surgery has well regarded clinical and educational programs in diseases of the GI tract.
Areas of Clinical Activity
- Upper GI: Gastroesophageal reflux, achalasia and swallowing disorders, hiatal hernia, gastric tumors, gastroparesis.
- Lower GI: Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, small bowel tumors, rectal prolapse, colon cancer rectal cancer, diverticulosis, diverticulitis.
- Nutritional disorders: Morbid obesity, enterocutaneous fistulas, short gut syndrome.
- Hernias: Inguinal (groin) hernias, ventral hernias, incisional hernias, parastomal hernias.
- Laparoscopy/Minimally Invasive: For all GI surgical procedures.
Areas of Educational Activity
Fellows in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery serve as Clinical Instructors and advanced trainees. All faculty participate in the educational activity of the fellows. Drs. Farrell and Duke serve as Fellowship Directors.