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Welcome to the UNC Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology! We are committed to providing high quality, compassionate healthcare to people with digestive problems, advancing our understanding of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, and training future clinicians and researchers. 

Serving our community with compassionate, expert care, cutting-edge research, and top-notch training programs.


Thank you for your interest in UNC GI! We are committed to improving wellbeing and relieving suffering from gastrointestinal and liver disease. We provide expert, compassionate care to more than 50,000 people each year in various outpatient, inpatient, and procedural settings. With more than $20 million in annual funding, we pursue research that pushes gastroenterology forward. And through our six fellowship programs, regular CME conferences, undergraduate medical school activities, and public outreach efforts, we educate countless fellows, internal medicine and surgical residents, medical students, community practitioners, and the public on these common diseases. We are proud of the work that we are doing and thank you for your interest in UNC GI!

Our Core Pillars

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is within the Department of Medicine, the largest department in the nation’s first public university. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and takes great pride in developing and outstanding physician leaders. Championing transformative research that advances medical practice, we strive to provide expert, compassionate care to all North Carolinians.

Training Research Patient Care

Advancing the digestive health of the people of North Carolina.




More than any other GI practice in the Southeastern US


Clinical Encounters Annually


Peer-reviewed publications annually

$20 million+

Extramural Research Support annually

Equity & Inclusion

We are committed to the values and principles expressed by the UNC School of Medicine’s “Statement on Equity and Inclusion.”

Equity & Inclusion

Support Our Mission

Imagine a world free of digestive diseases and cancers! Your donations fund our discovery. Consider making a gift in support of research of diseases afflicting a friend, a loved one, or yourself. Today’s research becomes tomorrow’s cures.

Make a Gift

We deeply appreciate your support towards achieving our missions.