The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition focuses on complex-trait diseases associated with genetics, inflammation and precision medicine.

Education and Training

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is dedicated to physician and medical professional education and sub-specialty advanced training opportunities.


Cutting edge treatments and extraordinary patient care are the hallmarks of clinical care at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

GI Events

Pitt’s Cancer Vaccine Research in National News

The cancer vaccine research of Robert Schoen, MD, MPH, Olivera Finn, PhD, and colleagues was featured in the New York Times in October 2022. The research pathway is discussed in this article, as well as future diagnostic promise. Dr. Finn is a distinguished professor...

Dr. Levinthal Featured in Parade Magazine

David Levinthal, MD, PhD and colleagues discussed acid reflux symptoms in the January 2022 article, “10 Weird and Surprising Signs of Acid Reflux”.  This patient-friendly article was featured in Parade Magazine.

Dr. Rogal Recognized for Clinical & Teaching Accomplishments

Shari Rogal, MD, MPH has received two awards in 2021. In April 2021, she received the Medical Student Research Mentoring Merit Award from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. This prestigious award is initiated by medical student recommendations and is...

Dr. Levinthal Discusses Novel GI Options on WTAE-TV

David Levinthal, MD, PhD discussed a potential new neurogastroenterology treatment on WTAE-TV in November.  Dr. Levinthal and colleagues are exploring use of a tens unit to address digestive pain and related issues.  Dr. Levinthal is an assistant professor of medicine...

UPMC Pancreas & Biliary Center Selected as 1st CAPER Training Site

The UPMC Pancreas & Biliary Center will host the inaugural CAPER/NPF Visiting Fellows Program. This opportunity is cosponsored by The Collaborative Alliance for Pancreatic Education and Research (CAPER) and The National Pancreas Foundation (NPF). This one month...

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Division of Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Nutrition

Mezzanine Level, C-Wing, PUH
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-864-7091  |  Email

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1-866-4GASTRO (442-7876)

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