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Specialists in gastroenterology or digestive health at University of Minnesota Physicians offer comprehensive care. We are consistently ranked as a top provider in gastroenterology by U.S. News & World Report. We provide our patients a full spectrum of services, including advanced diagnosis and care, clinical trials and breakthrough treatments.

The University of Minnesota is renowned for its pioneering transplant programs for the liver, pancreas and islet cells that have helped people worldwide. It is a major center for the treatment of liver, pancreas and biliary disorders.

Featured clinics and services

Specialized clinics focus on:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • General gastroenterology conditions
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreas and biliary disease
  • Colon and rectal surgery 
  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff) 

Pancreas and Biliary Clinic
The Pancreas and Biliary Clinic at University of Minnesota Medical Center provides leading, multidisciplinary care for the pancreas, bile duct and gallbladder. We offer unparalleled expertise in diagnosis, medical and endoscopic treatment, surgery, transplant, and follow-up care. 

Liver Clinic
The Liver Clinic, located within the Transplant Center at University of Minnesota Medical Center, provides state of the art care for patients with liver disorders, including management of acute and chronic liver disease, and liver transplantation.  

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic

The University of Minnesota Health Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) team includes medical and surgical experts who specialize in the diagnosis and management of all forms of IBD, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. In addition to providing the highest quality of care, our multidisciplinary team of physicians are actively involved in basic and clinical research for people with IBD. Our goal is to provide optimal individual treatment, improve quality of life and provide superior care for people with IBD.


Clinics & Providers

Specialty highlights

Team approach
Physicians from different specialties at the University work together to provide you with the best care. Especially important for complex diseases, this team approach improves the coordination of care among services such as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, colorectal surgery and oncology. This offers you a wider range of options and perspectives on your condition.

Our clinics are located at the University of Minnesota campus and University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics. Children receive care in Pediatric Specialty Clinics in the Twin Cities, staffed by pediatric gastroenterologists. For endoscopy services (such as colonoscopy and studies of the digestive tract), locations include our hospital-based unit, the Riverside Endoscopy Center in Minneapolis, and Maple Grove. 

Research highlights
Physicians at the University of Minnesota Medical School have made important contributions in developing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the digestive tract, which are essential in diagnosis of cancer and other diseases. The University also leads in research of new treatments.


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Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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