Welcome to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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June 7, 2015
South Shore Park | Milwaukee, WI
"State of the Gut" - An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders
September 18, 2015
Sheraton Hotel | Brookfield, WI
September 19, 2015
Sheraton Hotel | Brookfield, WI
Reza 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® 2014
Five Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2014:
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
MCW 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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MCW Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians and practitioners provide primary and specialty care at many 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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Mar. 23 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Reza Band System, developed by Dr. Reza Shaker to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. The Reza Band System, owned by Somna Therapeutics, Inc., is an adjustable neck band that keeps stomach acid from rising into the throat. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Biz Times, Yahoo Finance and Becker's
Jan. 28 - Dr. Jon Gould discusses the benefits of a procedure offered at Froedtert & MCW to relieve GERD by implanting a ring of titanium magnetic beads in the esophagus. The procedure is offered as an option for GERD patients who are not receiving significant relief from medications. Today
Jan. 22 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on a growing hazard nationwide: children swallowing small lithium “button” batteries used to power watches and other small electronics. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel