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Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Fellow Alia Hasham, MD, with division chief Andrew H. Talal, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition fellow Alia Hasham, MD (right), is mentored by Andrew H. Talal, MD, MPH, whose lab has received multi-year funding for its programs in translational and clinical research on liver disease.

Our division is dedicated to furthering the field of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition by making advances in the laboratory and providing cutting-edge, comprehensive patient care to the region. We know the importance of strong mentoring, and we strive to provide our trainees with superior clinical and research training.

The education and training opportunities we offer are at the forefront of medical innovation. Our fellowship boasts diverse clinical experiences paired with robust didactics and research possibilities across the broad spectrum of the discipline. 

Our renowned faculty members — who are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of digestive diseases — provide clinical care in the major hospitals in and around Buffalo.


Our faculty are internationally-renowned researchers, well-respected clinicians and instructors who are repeatedly recognized with teaching awards.

Medical students, residents and fellows find that our division provides them with the knowledge, opportunities and learning experiences they need to build rewarding careers.
Investigators in our division feel the benefits of our array of research resources and opportunities.
Physician-scientists in our division conduct research in a variety of settings and work within a unique set of affiliated teaching hospitals.
Our faculty and fellows provide the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for diseases within the subspecialty of gastroenterology, including conditions of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas.
Read the latest news about our division, faculty and research.

Division Chief

Rivera, Ramon

Ramon Rivera, MD

Assistant Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

B8-12 Buffalo General Hospital Buffalo, NY 14203


Upcoming Events
Department of Medicine: GI Radiology Conference
4:00 p.m.
Buffalo VA Medical Center, 203B
Department of Medicine: GI Endoscopy Conference
5:00 p.m.
Buffalo VA Medical Center, Conference Room 803C
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