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Explore the Gastroenterology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai

Consistently ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, the Karsh Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology consists of 44 full-time faculty members (29 MDs and 15 PhDs) who are engaged in education and research in digestive and liver diseases. The faculty are leading international experts in general gastroenterology, functional bowel and motility disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, pancreatic diseases, liver diseases and liver transplant, health services research, digital and virtual reality medicine, and nutrition and small bowel disorders.

Letter from the Program Directors

We are delighted you have taken the opportunity to visit our website, and we hope the information you find here will allow you to understand the philosophy and vision of our fellowship program and division.

A major goal of the division is to educate and train the next generation of leaders in digestive and liver diseases. Our fellowship program is highly competitive and trains expert clinicians as well as physician-scientists with protected time for research. Given the relatively small size of our program and abundant time for electives and research, we are able to tailor the curriculum to support each fellow’s interest.

Finally, our division and fellowship programs are highly committed to ensuring continued diversity, equity and inclusion among its members. This is evident by our highly diverse faculty and fellows with respect to gender, race/ethnicity, cultural background and religion. We are able to achieve and sustain this diversity through a number of institutional efforts and support from the Cedars-Sinai Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, Cedars-Sinai/David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Women's Leadership Program, and the Learning to Lean In discussion group, among others.

We hope you enjoy exploring the fellowship website and feel free to contact us for any further information.


Stephen Pandol, MD (Program Director)

Kavya M. Reddy, MD (Associate Program Director)

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Gastroenterology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai.

Polly Chang, Academic Program Coordinator