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Postgraduate Course Faculty

Abdelmunem E. Abdo, MD
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Khartoum Training Center
Khartoum, Sudan

Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSc (Epid), FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City, Utah

Mario Reis Álvares-da-Silva, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Head GI/Hepatology Division
Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
Director
Porto Alegre Hepatology Training Center
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Naïma Amrani, MD
Professor of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mohammed V University
Secretary General, WGO
Director, Centre de Formation WGO - Rabat
Rabat, Morocco

Yan G. Bakman, MD
Gastroenterology Staff Physician
Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Plymouth, Minnesota

Charles N. Bernstein, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Head, Section of Gastroenterology
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical and Research Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG
Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Emeritus Chief of Gastroenterology
Montefiore Hospital
Bronx, New York

Kelly W. Burak, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid)
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology
Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG
Director, Center for Colon Polyp and Cancer Prevention
Vice Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

William D. Chey, MD, FACG
Nostrant Professor of Medicine
Director, GI Physiology Lab
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida

J. Enrique Domínguez-Muñoz, MD, PhD
Director, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

Gary W. Falk, MD, MS, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Director, Section of Gastroenterology
Co-Director, Center for Digestive Disorders
Boston Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Ronnie Fass, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Head, Esophageal and Swallowing Center
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Ashley L. Faulx, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Jordan Feld, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
Director of Research
Toronto Centre for Liver Disease
Scientist
Sandra Rotman Centre for Global Health
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Amy Foxx-Orenstein, DO, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Peter R. Gibson, MD
Head of Eastern Clinical School
Monash University
Box Hill, Victoria, Australia

Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Charles J. Kahi, MD, MSc, FACG
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Indiana University
GI Section Chief
Roudebush, VAMC
Indianapolis, Indiana

Ralf Kiesslich, MD, PhD
K & L Kongress
Deidesheim, Germany

Paul Y. Kwo, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Director of Hepatology
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Desmond J. Leddin, MB, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI
Adjunct Professor
University of Limerick, Ireland
Director of Training Centres, WGO
Professor of Medicine
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Jonathan A. Leighton, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Anne Marie O’Broin Lennon, MD, MBBCh, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG
Chief of Gastroenterology
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Walnut Creek, California

Joseph K. Lim, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Yale Viral Hepatitis Program
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Jaw-Town Lin, MD, PhD
Dean, College of Medicine
Fu Jen Catholic University
New Taipei, Taiwan

Guilherme G. Macedo, MD, PhD, FACG
Head, Department of Gastroenterology
Centro Hospitalar de São João
Porto, Portugal

Uma Mahadevan, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

J. Shawn Mallery, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Nahum Méndez Sánchez, MD, MSc, PhD, FACG
Head, Liver Research Unit
Medica Sur Clinic & Foundation
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Geoffrey Metz, AM, FRACP, MD, FRCP, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Melbourne
Dean of Medicine
Director of Medical Education
Epworth HealthCare
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Paul Moayyedi, MBChB, PhD, MPH, FACG
Professor, Department of Medicine
Chair, Division of Gastroenterology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Residency Program Director
Associate Chair, Department of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

John E. Pandolfino, MD, MSCI, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Darrell S. Pardi, MD, MS, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG
Senior Vice President
Chief Medical Officer
John Muir Health
Walnut Creek, California

Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, MACG
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
David M. Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders
Director, Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

K. Rajender Reddy, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Director of Hepatology
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Director of Viral Hepatitis Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Douglas K. Rex, MD, MACG
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Gerhard Rogler, MD, PhD
Professor
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

David T. Rubin, MD, FACG
Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine
Chief, Sction of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Roque Sáenz, MD, FACG
Médico Jefe
Chair, Gastroenterology
Clinica Alemana
Santiago, Chile

John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FACG
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Reem Z. Sharaiha, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical Colege
New York, New York

Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
GI Section Chief
Minneapolis VAHCS
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Brennan M. R. Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG
Director of Health Services Research
Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Education
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Shahnaz Sultan, MD, MHSc
Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota
Gastroenterologist
Minneapolis VAHCS
St. Paul, Minnesota

Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

Scott M. Tenner, MD, MS, MPH, JD, FACG
Clinical Professor of Medicine
State University of New York
Brooklyn, New York

Mark D. Topazian, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc(Epi), FACG
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Miguel A. Valdovinos, MD
Professor of Gastroenterology
Univeridad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico
Head of GI Motility Lab
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán
Mexico City, Mexico

Roland Valori, MD, MB BS, FRCP, MSc (Oxon), ILTM
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Gloucestershire Hospitals
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Marcelo F. Vela, MD, MSCR, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Director, Esophageal Disorders
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida

Nick M. Walsh, MD, PhD, FAFPHM, FAChAM
Regional Advisor for Viral Hepatitis
Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Americas
Washington, DC

Jesús K. Yamamoto-Furusho, MD, PhD, MSc
Founder and Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic (IBD)
National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition
Mexico City, Mexico