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Department and Faculty

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. It is the largest practice of its kind in the United States and has been ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 26 straight years.

On a typical day, approximately 5,700 patients receive care at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester. On average, 27,000 outpatient visits occur within our division each year. Approximately 80 percent of patients are from Minnesota, Iowa or Wisconsin. Approximately 33 percent of patients are covered by Medicare, and 10 to 15 percent of trainees' patients are from underserved communities.

The division is organized around interest groups oriented toward disease processes, organ systems, procedures or patient groups. Clinical expertise is integrated with the newest forms of established and experimental diagnostic and therapeutic methods.


In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields.

You have direct access to the gastroenterology faculty at Mayo Clinic throughout your training.

Mayo Clinic's IBD faculty members include:

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