Gastroenterology and Hepatology


We offer advanced diagnosis and care to patients. Our patients will have access to the latest treatments and diagnostic procedures before they become widely available. This advantage has benefited many people who must endure inflammatory bowel disease, swallowing disorders, complications of gastroesophageal reflux disease, pancreaticobiliary diseases, hepatitis and other liver diseases, various bowel disorders or digestive tract cancer. Learn More

Now Available | 2020 Digestive Disease Center Application

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Digestive Disease Center (DDC) is accepting grant applications for fiscal year 2020.

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Reza Shaker, MD

Reza Shaker

Joseph E. Geenen Professor and Chief
Director, Digestive Disease Center
Senior Associate Dean and Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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. We offer enhanced integrated clinical and research programs to address the unresolved clinical problems related to the digestive system. We strive to educate the public to the importance of simple, periodic health exams as well as dietary and life style modifications to either prevent or reduce the risk of benign or malignant gastrointestinal diseases.

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Our graduates have gone on to distinguish themselves in academic gastroenterology and clinical practice throughout the US and the world.

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Our team actively pursues research in gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases.

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Patient Care

We provide state-of-the-art patient care and advance the field of diagnosis and treatment of digestive disease.

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Contact Us

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

(414) 955-6830 |

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic
(414) 805-2901
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