Welcome to our division

Dr. Forsmark

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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.

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UF Health Shands Hospital Ranked Best in Florida

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s best in nine medical specialties, including gastroenterology and GI surgery, according to U.S. News and World Report.

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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

David R. Nelson, M.D., appointed senior vice…

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Join us in congratulating David R. Nelson, M.D., in being appointed senior vice president for health affairs at UF and president of UF Health. Dr…

Dr. David Nelson

Digestive Disease Week

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During Digestive Disease Week, Anglea Pham, MD, presents results of IBD study relating to the college students with IBD and their higher risk of poor…


Dr. Ellen Zimmerman Selected as a Fellow in the…

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Ellen Zimmerman, M.D., Professor Department of Medicine and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs has been selected as a Fellow in the 2017-2018 Class of…

Dr. Ellen Zimmerman

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

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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.

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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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