Faculty physicians in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at IU School of Medicine provide expertise in endoscopic procedures and clinical care of patients with gastrointestinal and liver illnesses. Clinicians in this division consistently perform more endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) procedures than any other GI program in the United States. The faculty physicians are pioneers in the field and have developed many of the techniques utilized for these procedures.
Patient Care Facilities
Gastroenterology and Hepatology faculty physicians are the exclusive GI and hepatology care providers at IU Health University Hospital, Eskenazi Health and the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. The division also has ambulatory and procedural practices at Spring Mill, IU Health North hospital and IU Health Saxony Hospital. In continuing the tradition started nearly 30 years ago, the division has a robust outreach clinical program where faculty clinicians have established practices in the towns surrounding Indianapolis. Outreach programs are active in Tipton, Batesville, Martinsville, Greenfield and Lebanon.
The only center in Indiana to pioneer cutting-edge technologies such as the use of mini scopes to investigate diseases of the pancreas and biliary tree, lithotripsy of pancreatic stones. natural orifice transgastric endoluminal surgery (NOTES), POEM, ESD, and anti-reflux procedures.