Digestive Diseases

Like all doctors, surgeons need to stay abreast of their field, but for them, doing so is complicated by the need to learn – and be adept at using – constantly evolving surgical technologies. They need a place to learn in a non-life-and-death situation. That’s where UCLA’s
By Enrique Rivero • August 3, 2016
This year, patient Steve McDowell received what is arguably the best birthday present ever – a life-saving liver transplant – at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Not only was the operation an amazing birthday gift, it was [...]
By Kim Irwin • July 28, 2016
  Pay attention to your stomach. A healthy stomach will make for a better brain. That’s because inside your gut -- indeed, in and on your entire body -- is what scientists call our microbiome—composed of fungus, bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It’s estimated [...]
By Mark Wheeler • June 29, 2016
Dr. Marcus is my daughter's pediatric GI physician. She is very kind and goes beyond normal expectations of a doctor. My family lives 2 hours away from UCLA and Dr. Marcus always takes that into consideration. She has made herself available via email and several times in clinic [...]
By portersparks • March 30, 2016
Dr. Lynn Connolly is the best in town! Her all around attitude, her caring ways makes her a true Rock Star in her field. Very smart young woman. So grateful to the Celiac community for turning me on to her and Nancee Jaffe - feel so [...]
By jackie12 • March 29, 2016