A Leader in Patient-Centered GI Care
Jefferson has one of the leading Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the country, home to internationally renowned faculty who continue to push forward all aspects of clinical care and research. From performing the first liver transplant in the region in 1984 to pioneering radiofrequency ablation and photodynamic therapy—which prevent, treat, and cure cancers before they ever take hold—our team raises the standard of care every day.
In this moment of unprecedented transformation at Jefferson, it is one of our top priorities to expand the breadth, scope, and impact of our renowned GI program across our rapidly expanding enterprise. Such is the driving force behind the Digestive Health Institute.
Led by executive director Anthony J. DiMarino, Jr., MD, the Digestive Health Institute focuses on advancing all aspects of research, innovation, and education in the GI field. Our team is poised to pioneer new programmatic initiatives and lead novel research efforts that will redefine the standards of GI care in our region and far beyond.
A home to unparalleled GI research, innovation, and education. That’s our vision, our passion, and our promise. With your partnership, we can make it a reality.
In the Digestive Health Institute, Jefferson is doubling down on basic, translational, and clinical research — catalyzing high-impact breakthroughs in the understanding, management, and treatment of GI conditions.
patients each year
in the nation for gastroenterology and GI surgery (U.S. News & World Report)
applicants each year for only four fellowship positions
Programs & Centers
Jefferson’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is one of the leading programs in the U.S. for the diagnosis, treatment, research, and education of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. Our dedicated physicians are consistently rated among the region’s best by Castle Connolly and named “Top Docs” by Philadelphia magazine. And our world-renowned scientists are leading groundbreaking studies that are transforming our understanding of digestive health at a fundamental level. This reputation for excellence stands at the core of each of our six pioneering GI programs:
Join our mission to transform the diagnosis, treatment, research, and education of diseases of the digestive tract and liver—and thus help transform lives.