Clinical Care

Jad Z. Bou-Abdallah, MD, with a patient.

“Our trainees benefit from our faculty members' collective decades of experience in clinical care," says Jad Z. Bou-Abdallah, MD. “Most of all, our patients benefit.”

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.

These services form the core of our fellows’ training and provide valuable experience for residents and medical students.

Comprehensive, Patient-Centered Care

We promote excellence in patient care by exploring the latest diagnostic procedures and treatment options for our patients. Members of our division perform inpatient and outpatient consultations in gastroenterology as well as:

  • abnormal liver tests
  • hydrogen breath tests
  • liver biopsies
  • fine needle aspiration of malignant lesions

We perform endoscopic procedures including:

  • esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • colonoscopy
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

The advanced endoscopic procedures we perform include:

  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • endoscopic mucosal resection
  • stent placement
  • ablation of Barrett's esophagus

We provide care to the community through a variety of diverse sites, including:

Specialized Liver Care

Our division specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of acute and chronic liver diseases.

Our liver-disease experts, who are board-certified in gastroenterology and hepatology, are leaders in their field. We take a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and management of liver diseases.

Our hepatology experts are skilled in treating all aspects of liver disease, including acute liver failure, autoimmune hepatitis and alcohol-induced liver injury.

Our division maintains liver clinics at:

Clinical Care and Research

Our emphasis on human-based translational research and clinical research requires constant enrollment of patients in studies. 

Members of our division contribute to this effort by providing referrals to study personnel and discussing study opportunities with patients.