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Associate Professor of Medicine

Areas of Interest

General gastroenterology and endoscopy, colon cancer screening and prevention, advanced techniques in colonoscopy, Clostridioides difficile infection, fecal microbiota transplantation, alpha-gal mammalian meat allergy


Sarah McGill is a general gastroenterologist and endoscopist who is passionate about excellent patient care. She has written, spoken and published on a national level about advanced techniques in colonoscopy to prevent colorectal cancer and the use of fecal microbiota transplant to treat C. Difficile infection. She has ongoing research in these areas and has received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Lineberger Cancer Institute.

In 2021, Dr. McGill published the first description of GI-isolated alpha gal allergy in the gastrointestinal literature, and she is involved in ongoing research efforts to learn more about patients who are affected by this allergy.

Education and Training

  • UndergraduateDuke University
  • Medical SchoolUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • ResidencyStanford University
  • FellowshipStanford University
  • Graduate DegreesMasters in Health Services Research, Stanford University