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Meet the faculty, researchers, and administrators, of Saint Louis University's Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Division Director

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Wing-Kin Syn, M.D., Ph.D., F.E.B.G.H., F.A.C.P,
F.R.C.P. (Edin), F.R.C.P. (Lond)

Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Co-Director of Saint Louis University Liver Center
wingkin.syn@health.slu.edu


Faculty

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Uchenna Agbim, M.D.

Hepatologist
Assistant Professor
uchenna.agbim@health.slu.edu


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Alex Befeler, M.D.

Hepatologist
Professor; Medical Director of Liver Transplantation; Program Director, Transplant Hepatology
alex.befeler@health.slu.edu


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Eyad Alsabbagh, M.D.

Hepatologist
Assistant Professor
eyad.alsabbagh@health.slu.edu


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Antonio Cheesman Rocca, M.D.

Advanced Endoscopist
Assistant Professor; Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology; Director of Advanced Endoscopy
antonio.cheesmanrocca@health.slu.edu


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Roshani Desai, M.D.

Hepatologist
Assistant Professor
roshani.desai@health.slu.edu


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Hany Elbeshbeshy, M.D.

Hepatologist
Assistant Professor
hany.elbeshbeshy@health.slu.edu


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Christine Hachem, M.D.

Gastroenterologist
Professor
christine.hachem@health.slu.edu


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Jennifer Palagiri, M.D.

Gastroenterologist
Assistant Professor; Program Director, Gastroenterology
jennifer.palagiri@health.slu.edu


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Kamran Queshi, M.D.

Hepatologist
Associate Professor; Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology
kamran.qureshi@health.slu.edu


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Wissam Kiwan, M.D.

Advanced Endoscopist
Assistant Professor
wissam.kiwan@health.slu.edu


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Brent Tetri, M.D. 

Hepatologist
Professor; Associate Chair of Clinical Trials; Co-Director, Saint Louis University Liver Center 
brent.tetri@health.slu.edu


Research

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Xiaofeng Fan, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor
xiaofeng.fan@health.slu.edu

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Barbara Ulmasov, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor
barbara.ulmasov@health.slu.edu 


Emerita/Emeritus

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Mary Burton, M.D. 

Emerita Associate Professor

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Adrian Di Bisceglie, M.D. 

Emeritus Professor

A.P.P.'s

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Shirley Campbell, F.N.P.-BC

Hepatology
Clinical care of hepatitis, large volume paracentesis, NAFLD, & cirrhosis


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Hana Alul, D.N.P.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology


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Alexa Fider-Whyte, D.M.Sc., P.A.-C.

Hepatology
Cirrhosis, transplant, nutrition, sarcopenia, frailty