Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medicine

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

About Us

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is dedicated to clinical practice, research and education in esophageal and motility disorders, including achalasia, dysphagia and GERD.

“The division has a robust clinical practice that resides within our new Digestive Health Center … a true collaborative effort.”

– John Pandolfino, MD

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What We Do

Faculty: Meet the Team

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A. Samad  Soudagar, MD

Health System Clinician of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Dr. Soudagar is an interventional gastroenterologist who provides care to patients at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. His focuses include pancreatic/biliary disorders and gastrointestinal cancer management. He has undergone dedicated training in advanced endoscopic procedures including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoluminal stent placement, and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) techniques.

Maria Rosario  Ferreira, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

General gastroenterology

Peter  Kahrilas, MD

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Esophageal disorders, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Swallowing disorders

Stephen B Hanauer, MD

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Srinadh  Komanduri, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) and Surgery (Gastrointestinal)

Barrett's Esophagus; Biliary Tract Disease; ERCP; Endoscopic Mucosal Resection; Endoscopic Surgery; Endoscopic Ultrasound; Gastrointestinal Cancer; Pancreatitis; Radiofrequency Ablation

John  Pandolfino, MD

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Esophageal Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Steven L Flamm, MD

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) and Surgery

Hepatic disease, Hepatitis B and C, Viral infections

Emanuelle A Bellaguarda, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), therapeutic drug monitoring, clinical trials

Josh  Levitsky, MD

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Liver transplantation, immunosuppression, biomarkers of rejection and chronic kidney disease in liver recipients, immunological tolerance

Richard  Green, MD

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Hepatology (liver)

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Diversity and Inclusion

The department works toward an environment of inclusion and support through the Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council and through several dedicated events and initiatives.

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Housestaff Research Portal

Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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Giving

We invite your philanthropic partnership in helping us achieve our research and teaching missions each day.

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Contact MaryPat Mauro for more information on supporting the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at 312-503-1090 or marypat.mauro@northwestern.edu

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