Welcome to our division

message from the division chief

Chris Forsmark, M.D.

The distinguished faculty of our division have a commitment to educating rising physicians and conducting innovative research, in addition to providing excellent care in their clinical activities. The division consistently excels in these areas and is ranked among the best in the nation.

Division specialties

Division Specialties

The division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition has some of the nation's top-ranked clinicians and researchers. Our faculty is committed to providing world-class patient care, while developing novel treatment options and advancing research in the field.


Division news & announcements

UF Health screening patients in what might be…

It’s a potential killer. And many of the people who are most susceptible to the disease don’t even know it exists. Physicians remain uncertain of…

A UF Health physician tests a patient for fatty liver and liver fibrosis using a specialized ultrasound. (Photo credit: Jesse S. Jones.)

UF Health liver transplant program outcomes reach…

It’s in the organ’s name — you can’t live without a liver. For patients in need of a liver transplant — whether it be from acute or…

UF Health's Thiago Beduschi, M.D., is one of the most experienced surgeons in multiviscerals and other types of multiorgan transplants in the world. (Louis Brems/UF Health)

UF scientist works to develop colon cancer…

Colon cancer may be treated or even prevented by altering microorganisms in the intestine and by combating inflammation with a clinical treatment…

Dr. Yang in lab

Highlights UF Health MedMatters

UF Health MedEd cast

Featured Speaker: Dennis Yang, M.D.

Third Space Endoscopy and Advanced Endoscopic Resection Techniques in the Gastrointestinal Tract

Dr. Yang

UF Health Med Matters

UF Health Aids College Students with IBD in Care Transition

IBD is an umbrella term for chronic disorders that involve inflammation of the digestive tract, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Classroom of college students

GI & GI Surgery Updates

UF Health MedMatters Features Division of GI & GI Surgery

Visit the UF Health MedMatters website to read more featured articles about research and clinical advances at UF Health Shands Hospital.

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