Department of Medicine
Faculty Profiles by Division

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Faculty Profiles

Division Chief

Robert E. Schoen, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Colon Cancer Screening; GI Cancer Epidemiology

Email: rschoen@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-7078

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Steven R. Abo, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology

Email: abo@dom.pitt.edu

Phone: 412-641-2135

Kathryn M Albers, PhD

Gastroenterology

Adjunct Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Sensory neuron development, function of transcription factor Sox11

Email: kaa2@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-9669

Gavin E. Arteel, PhD, FAASLD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Chronic fatty liver diseases (alcoholic and nonalcoholic)

Email: gearteel@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4187

Arthur M. Barrie III, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Email: amb145@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-641-2164

Ramon Bataller, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hepatology - Alcoholic Liver Disease

Email: bataller@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-4413

Jaideep Behari, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Fatty Liver Disease; Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Email: jab31@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-647-4526

Juliane I. Beier, PhD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Toxicant-associated liver disease

Email: jibeier@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4186

David G. Binion, MD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Big Data and IBD: Defining Clinical Challenges and Developing Data Driven Solutions

Email: biniond@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-4194

Randall E. Brand, MD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hereditary Pancreatic and GI Cancers; Pancreatic cystic neoplasms,, Early detection of pancreatic cancer.

Email: brandre@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-3105

Rhonda Metter Brand, PhD

Gastroenterology

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Musocal research in dermatology and gastroenterology.

Email: rmb91@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-3399

Jennifer S Chennat, MD

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Therapeutic Endoscopy

Email: chennatjs@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-578-9424

Kapil Brijmohan Chopra, MD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: liver disease; cirrhosis of liver; hepatitis C; fatty liver; portal hypertension

Email: choprak@dom.pitt.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

Rohit Das, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Therapeutic Endoscopy

Email: dasr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-3105

Brian M. Davis, PhD

Gastroenterology

Adjunct Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Neurogenic inflammation and role of peripheral nervous system in pancreatic disease

Email: bmd1@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-9745

Andres Duarte-Rojo, MD, PhD, FACP

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Liver transplantation and chronic liver diseases

Email: duarterojoa@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-647-7922

Howard Dubner, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology

Email: dubnerhm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-3105

Jeffrey M Dueker, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: IBD, quality improvement and patient safety, healthcare utilization, and medical education

Email: duekerjm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-2183

Richard H. Duerr, MD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inflammatory bowel disease genetics and functional genomics research; inpatient care of inflammatory bowel disease patients

Email: duerr@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-9497

Kenneth E. Fasanella, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Therapeutic Endoscopy; Barrett's Esophagus

Email: fasanellake@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7081

Swaytha Ramaraj Ganesh, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Liver Diseases, Liver Transplant and post liver transplant related issues

Email: ganesx@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-0689

Michael S Gold, PhD

Gastroenterology

Adjunct Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Clinical features of pain syndromes

Email: msg22@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-5367

Julia B. Greer, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: GI cancer epidemiology and medical education

Email: greerjb@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-578-9525

Janet Rose Harrison, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Women's GI

Email: harrisonj@dom.pitt.edu

Phone: 412-641-2172

Jing Hu, PhD

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Molecular interventions for colorectal and pancreatic cancers.

Email: huj3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-2227

Elyse Ryding Johnston, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Email: johnstoner@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-2183

Naudia N. Jonassaint, MD, MHS

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Liver Disease

Email: jonassaintnl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-5734

Asif Khalid, MD

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pancreatic disorders, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Email: khalida@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7079

Michael Kingsley, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Neurogastroenterology & Motility

Email: kingsleymj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

David Levinthal, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Mind-Body Interactions in GI Health and Disease

Email: dlevinth@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

Yang Liu, PhD

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Nanoscale imaging of nuclear architecture for personalized cancer risk prediction

Email: LiuY@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-623-3751

Shahid M. Malik, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Liver Disease

Email: maliks@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-7922

James B. McGee, MD

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Educational techology

Email: mcgee@medschool.pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-8043

Kevin McGrath, MD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Therapeutic Endoscopy; Endoscopic Ultrasound; Barrett's Esophagus; Esophageal cancer; Pancreatic cysts

Email: mcgrathkm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7079

Sharon F. Miller, DO

Gastroenterology

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology

Email: millersl5@upmc.edu

Phone: 724-981-8883

Satdarshan (Paul) Singh Monga, MD

Gastroenterology

Adjunct Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Molecular mechaniss of liver growth and development

Email: smonga@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-8842

Beverley A Moore, PhD

Gastroenterology

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, translational research, GI motility disorders

Email: bamoore1786@gmail.com

Phone: 215-692-0860

Alex H. Myint, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation

Email: myintah2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-672-5766

Sudhir K. Narla, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology

Email: narlsk@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-672-5766

Stephen J.D. O'Keefe, MBBS, MD, MSc, MRCS, FRCP

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Clinical Nutrition; Short Bowel; Microbiome; Colon Cancer Prevention

Email: sjokeefe@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-7217

Michael A. Pezzone, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology.

Email: pezzone@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

Anna Evans Phillips, MD, MS

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Clinical Pancreatology

Email: evansac3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-578-9424

Siobhan Proksell, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Email: proksellss@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-2183

Joseph P. Pusateri, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology

Email: pusaterijp@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-784-1110

Mordechai Rabinovitz, MD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Liver Disease; Hepatitis C; fatty liver

Email: mxr5@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-647-4526

Shari S. Rogal, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hepatology.

Email: rogalss@upmc.edu

Phone: 866-482-7488

Jami L. Saloman, PhD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Cancer Neuroscience, Peripheral mechanisms of pain, pancreas

Email: jls354@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-5120

Savreet Sarkaria, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diagnosis, screening, and endoscopic therapies of GI cancers. ERCP, EUS and interventional endoscopy.

Email: sarkarias@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-3105

Robert E. Schoen, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Colon Cancer Screening; GI Cancer Epidemiology

Email: rschoen@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-7078

Marc B. Schwartz, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Email: schwartzm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-2183

Obaid S. Shaikh, MD, FRCP

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Liver Disease

Email: obaid@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

Harkirat Singh, MBBS

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: singhh3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

Adam Slivka, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Therapeutic Endoscopy

Email: slivkaa@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-0994

Eva M Szigethy, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Psychiatry; IBD; GI Diseases

Email: szigethye@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-802-6696

Aylin Tansel, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diseases of Gut-Brain Health; General Gastroenterology

Email: tansela@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-8888

Dan R Trellis, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Clinical Gastroenterology

Email: trellisdr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-784-1110

Lee Weinberg, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology

Email: weinlm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-3105

David C. Whitcomb, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pancreatic Genetics; Pancreas Disease

Email: whitcomb@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-578-9515

Kirk Works, MD

Gastroenterology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gastroenterology

Email: workskl@upmc.edu

Phone: 724-588-8089

Dhiraj Yadav, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pancreas Disease; Pancreas Epidemiology

Email: yadavd@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7078