Welcome to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

2017 Digestive Disease Center Application now available!

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Digestive Disease Center (DDC) is accepting grant applications for fiscal year 2017.

Download the 2017 Digestive Disease Application (DOCX)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement issued by the DDC invites submission of investigator-initiated research grants that support original research on digestive diseases, including upper gut motility and acid related diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, pancreaticobiliary diseases, lower gut motility and functional bowel disorders, GI malignancy surveillance and treatments, and hepatology and liver transplantation. Principal Investigators must be full-time members of the Medical College of Wisconsin faculty and only one proposal may be submitted per Principal Investigator.

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AASLD Review

February 4, 2017
Sheraton Hotel | Brookfield, WI

IBD Update 2017 & Crohn's & Colitis Patient and Family Program

March 11, 2017

Reza Shaker, MDReza Shaker, MD

The mission of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology focuses on advancing the frontiers of treatment and research of gastrointestinal diseases. Our faculty and staff have dedicated themselves to the important issues of healing, discovering and teaching. Read more ...

Best Doctors 2015-2016Best Doctors® 2015-2016

Five Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2015-2016:

Patient Care

The overall goal of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is not only to provide state-of-the-art patient care but to advance the field of diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases. Our Areas of Excellence topics give information on how innovative patient care and education is provided at the centers. They also illustrate the important role research plays in developing new and more effective treatments.

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Gastroenterology & Hepatology Clinic

Patient Care Information

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Patient Care InformationMCW Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians and practitioners see patients at two major affiliates – Froedtert Hospital and the Zablocki VA Medical Center – and many other hospitals and clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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The Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has a proud history of training over 120 physicians who have gone on to distinguish themselves in academic gastroenterology and clinical practice throughout the USA and the world. Read more...


The faculty of Gastroenterology and Hepatology are actively pursuing research in gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases from bench to bedside and to the community. Read more...

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Gastroenterology News

Win ticket package for 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills

Aug. 10 - Raffle tickets are now being sold for a chance to win a ticket package for the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills Gold Golf Course in Erin, WI. The drawing will be held on Aug. 22 at the 2016 LPGA Pro Am Golf Tournament dinner held at the Wisconsin Country Club.

Team regenerates human esophagus inside patient

Aug. 3 - Results of a groundbreaking medical procedure by MCW physicians could impact the future treatment of patients requiring esophageal surgery for cancer, birth defects or trauma. The procedure involved successfully repairing and regenerating a damaged esophagus that was still inside the patient, and you can read more about it in the third issue of MCW Magazine (recently published in print and online).

Ret. Admiral Mullen to keynote Medical College of Wisconsin’s Healthcare Dinner

Nov. 16 - Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.), 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 28th Chief of Naval Operations, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW) 2015 Healthcare Dinner, Wednesday, November 18, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. MCW’s Digestive Disease Center Board, the host of the event, is a group of community leaders who raise awareness of digestive diseases and funds for research.

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Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-6830 | gastro@mcw.edu

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic
(414) 805-2901
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Froedtert Hospital's Gastroenterology and Hepatology Services