Patient Care

Physicians in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology practice primarily at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South campus facilities in Tucson as well as the new Banner – University Medicine North Multispecialty Outpatient Center.

They provide comprehensive clinical care for a variety of disorders affecting the digestive system. These include diseases that involve functions of the liver, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, gall bladder and biliary system. 

Our faculty also are involved in digestive diseases research and training of the next generation of physicians. That makes us ideally poised to provide the most up-to-date information and the latest treatments to patients in this constantly changing subspecialty.

Our endoscopy specialists offer expertise in gastroinestinal (GI) therapies, tests and procedures that are unique to the region.  


With a multidisciplinary team approach for inpatient and outpatient evaluations and medical procedures, we work closely with the UA Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center in the state. We also work closely with gastrointestinal, colon and transplant surgeons in the UA Department of Surgery as well as other specialists including medical imagers, lab pathologists, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, allergists and nutritionists at Tucson's UA Health Sciences colleges, to provide outstanding, comprehensive care in the following areas:

Disorders of the Esophagus

Disorders of the Stomach & Duodenum

Disorders of the Intestines

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Disorders of the Colon

Disorders of the Liver

Gall Bladder and Bile Duct Disorders

Pancreatic Disorders

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Hepatitis C Clinics

The UA Thomas D. Boyer Liver Institute—an affiliate of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology—offers a Hepatitis C program that endeavors to increase Hepatitis C treatment to those in need.  This is accomplished by our dedicated staff who work to link patients to comprehensive, coordinated care as well as our program’s ability to decrease the financial burden of Hepatitis C treatment on low-income and under-insured patients.  For additional information, call our hotline (520) 621-HEPC (4372).

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Advanced Endoscopy

Whether you need a routine colonoscopy or minor procedure to test or remove a cyst or polyp in your intestinal track, we offer state-of-the-art services with the latest technology and minimally invasive operative techniques.

Our specialists do about 50-75 pancreatic resection surgeries and Whipple procedures for pancreatic cancer as well as 600-800 ultrasound procedures annually—including at least 100 endoscopic ultrasounds to track pancreatic cyst neoplasms.

Endoscopic procedures performed:

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Through the years, our transplant specialists have performed about 300 liver transplants, 30 pancreas transplants and several intestine transplants for patients suffering from failures of organs in the digestive system, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). We offer complete pre- and post-transplant management services.

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Medical Imaging

Imaging specialists diagnose a variety of gastrointestinal disorders, using a broad variety of techniques such as nuclear based imaging, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound scans.

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Additional Programs

You can find more information and detail about programs and services we offer at these links to the Banner – UMC website:

Additional information can be found at websites for the UA Cancer Center, UA Department of Surgery – Surgical Services, UA Liver Transplant Program, UA Pancreas Transplant Program and UA Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery.


Not including health-care partner organizations, affiliated community practices and providers, and mobile clinic services offered by our physicians, these are the major facilities where our physicians practice and teach:

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson 
1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 694-4000

Banner – University Medical Center South
2800 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 874-2000

Banner – University Medicine North 
Multispecialty Adult Physician Offices, Bldg. 2, 2nd Flr., Clinic 2F
3838 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 694-8888

University of Arizona Cancer Center – North Campus 
3838 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 694-2873 (CURE)

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To schedule an appointment with one of our physicians, please call (520) 694-8888. You can also request an appointment online here (choose gastroenterology, GI cancer or hepatology as the specialty). Or, if you already are a patient with us, you can log-in to MyBanner Patient Portal to schedule or request an appointment.



If you’re a health-care provider and want to make a patient referral with one of our physicians, please contact Physician Resources at (520) 694-5868 or toll-free 1-800-524-5928. You can also visit the Information for Physicians webpage and click on "Physician Referral."


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