Gastroenterology

Recognizing that where people live affects their health, Jennifer Weiss, MD, MS, associate professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and partners at the University of Wisconsin Health Innovation Program (HIP) have developed a more nuanced way to identify health disparities in Wisconsin’s rural and urban areas. Their work is reflected in “WCHQ...
Luke Hillman, MD Assistant Professor Gastroenterology and Hepatology What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? My primary professional focus is helping patients with esophageal diseases including gastroesophageal reflux disease, eosinophilic esophagitis and motility disorders such as achalasia. When...
UW Health recently recognized physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) who have demonstrated exceptional performance in clinical practice, education or regional services and displayed a commitment to the UW Health mission, vision and values. A number of physicians and APPs from the Department of Medicine were nominated, with two award...
Vital Signs is featuring introductions to many of the new faculty members and chief residents who joined us in the 2019-2020 academic year. Each has been invited to provide some background about their primary professional focus in clinical, research, and/or medical education, what drew them to UW-Madison, their hopes and...
Andrew Spiel, MD Assistant Professor Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? My focus in joining the faculty is twofold. I care about education and value the institution responsible for most of my...
Andrew Hryckowian, PhD Assistant Professor Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? My primary professional focus is on research. In my laboratory, we study the microbial communities (microbiomes) that inhabit our bodies, with...
UW Health's hospitals and providers have earned a reputation for innovation and remarkable patient care that is unmatched in the state and recognized throughout the world. For the ninth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" ranked University of Wisconsin Hospitals, which includes University Hospital and...
Congratulations to the 27 Department of Medicine faculty who were approved for promotion this year. Their new ranks went into effect on July 1, 2020. Clinical Track Associate Professor Peter Gill, MD, Hospital Medicine Joseph Holt, MD, Hospital Medicine Kraig Kumfer, MD, PhD, Hospital Medicine Muhammad Shahzeb Munir, MD, Hospital...
Recently, the medical advancement group at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association sent a mailing to patients in celebration of National Doctors' Day on March 30, 2020. It offered patients the opportunity to honor their physician through a philanthropic gift or a thank-you message. Gifts received will be used to...
Recently, UW Health offered an opportunity for people to submit notes of gratitude to their physician in celebration of National Doctors' Day on March 30, 2020. One hundred thirty-five Department of Medicine physicians across all divisions received messages. We’re proud to share excerpts of some of them here. Allergy, Pulmonary...