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Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH

Nina and John Sessions Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
GI Division Chief, Emeritus

Clinical ContactBest Doctors in America 2019
Robin Royster, RN
T: 919-966-0005

Administrative Contact
Diane Hunter
T: 919-962-2608

Clinical Focus: Patients at high risk for GI Cancer (Lynch Syndrome, familial polyposis, family history).

Academic Interests: My research has been focused on the epidemiology of several digestive disorders and cancer. This research, funded by the National Institutes of Health and several foundations, has investigated risk factors and outcomes for colon adenomas, colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticulosis.


Education and Training

Degree Institution Area
BS Union College Biology
MD Yale University School of Medicine Medicine
Residency George Washington University Internal Medicine
MPH University of North Carolina Epidemiology
Fellowship University of North Carolina Gastroenterology