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Professor of Medicine Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing

Areas of Interest

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and other eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs) Esophageal diseases


Dr. Dellon’s his main clinical focus is on disorders of swallowing, and in particular eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and the other eosinophilic gastrointesintal disorders (EGIDs). His main research interest is also in the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of EoE and the EGIDs. The goal of his research is to improve the lives of patients with EoE and EGIDs by learning how to better diagnose, treat, and monitor the condition. He is widely published in this area, and collaborates with investigators all over the world. Dr. Dellon has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterologic Association, the CURED Foundatio, UNC, and a number of industry partners to study EoE and other EGIDs.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Brown University
  • Medical School Johns Hopkins
  • Residency Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MPH University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ​
Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH