USA Gastroenterology is an academic division of the Department of Medicine whose mission is teaching, research, and patient care. The division is responsible for teaching gastrointestinal, nutritional, and hepatology physiology and pathophysiology to medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as to attending physicians for continuing education. Supervised consultation concerning digestive disorders is available throughout the Academic Health Center at USA Medical Center, USA Children's & Women's Hospital, and their private practice located within University Commons, across from the University of South Alabama's main campus. Some services and fellow educational rotations are available at the Providence Hospital.
The Digestive Health Center offers basic and advanced endscopic services, gastrointestinal physiology, diagnostic testing and modern equipment for tests such as:
The facility at USA Medical Center is a 5000 sq. ft. complex devoted to advanced endoscopy including:
All facilities support faculty and fellow clinical investigation.
Faculty research interests include:
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