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Sartor Named Crohn’s Disease Health Care Hero

December 13, 2018

The National Liberty Museum honored Balfour Sartor, MD, with its inaugural Healthcare Hero in the Field of Crohn’s Disease for his decades of work to find better treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases. Balfour Sartor, MD R. Baltour Sartor, MD, the Midget Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, received the inaugural Healthcare Hero in … Continued

Fecal incontinence study compares treatment efficiency, safety and cost

October 19, 2018

The UNC School of Medicine is one of four clinical sites participating in a five-year $10 million NIH-funded project to identify the most effective treatment options for fecal incontinence. William E. Whitehead, PhD, professor of medicine in the department of medicine’s division of gastroenterology, is one of four principal investigators.

UNC Gastroenterology Ranked Top 20 in the Nation

August 17, 2018

UNC Medical Center nationally ranked in five adult specialties, scored as high performing in five more. Four other UNC Health Care hospitals rated high performing for common adult procedures and conditions.

Evan Dellon, MD, Wins 2018 Pilot Innovation Award, the Ninth Win For Medicine

June 7, 2018

The UNC Center for Health Innovation has announced winning teams for the sixth annual Pilot Innovation Awards. Evan Dellon, MD, from the department of medicine’s division of gastroenterology and hepatobiology is principal investigator for a team that will study a treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis. To date, nine winning teams from the department of medicine have received Pilot Innovation Awards.

NOTES from Japan

May 18, 2018

In 2016, Dr. Ian Grimm completed a summer sabbatical in Japan, where he studied endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) with master endoscopists at nine major medical centers throughout the country. He has since applied these cutting-edge skills within our growing UNC Advanced and Therapeutic Endoscopy Program.

UNC@DDW 2018 Schedule

May 18, 2018

  UNC@DDW2018 UNC Gastroenterology travels to Washington, DC on June 2nd-5th to give over one hundred and twenty presentations at this year’s Digestive Disease Week (DDW). DDW is the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery, and showcases the best and most innovative research in … Continued

Research Spotlight: Anne Peery, MD, MSCR

May 18, 2018

  Anne Peery, MD, MSCR Dr. Anne Peery is a gastroenterologist with a research focus on understudied and common gastrointestinal diseases that have a significant impact on quality of life and healthcare costs. She earned her medical degree at the UNC School of Medicine, where she also completed her internship, residency and fellowship training. During … Continued

Shaheen receives mentor award

May 14, 2018

Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH, has been recognized for mentoring excellence by the American Gastroenterological Association.