Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition offers students, residents and fellows access to a learning environment with full-service, state-of-the-art facilities. Through a partnership with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (Lurie Children’s), program participants can provide care and consultative services for the complete spectrum of conditions seen in pediatric digestive disorders.

Education

The Division’s 16 faculty members are committed to the educational mission of training future generations of academic pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists.

Two ACGME-accredited fellowships are available annually. The Division also offers an advanced fellowship in pediatric liver transplant. Candidates for these fellowships are matched to the program through the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Research

The Division's faculty are actively involved in clinical and/or basic research, with recognized national and international research in areas such as pathogenic mechanisms of liver inflammation, liver transplant outcomes, functional bowel diseases and motility disorders, and eosinophilic esophagitis and other allergic and inflammatory conditions of the bowel.

Patient Care

Ranked seventh nationally by the US News and World Report, the Division offers patients’ diagnostic evaluation, treatment and long-term care for a wide variety of pediatric disorders, including:

Barry K. Wershil, MD

Barry K. Wershil, MD
Division Head,
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Contact Us

For more information, contact the Department of Pediatrics Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.

Fellowship

Visit our fellowship page to learn more about advanced educational opportunities in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.