The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Gastroenterology is a collaborative practice of gastroenterologists and endoscopists dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of digestive diseases.

Division of Gastroenterology in the News

Mix Of Gut Microbes May Play Role In Crohn's Disease

Listen to Dr. Ramnik Xavier's NPR interview discussing how types of bacteria and microbes in the gut may play a role in Crohn's Disease.

Mass General and Broad Institute Announce Major IBD Sequencing Initiative

Learn more about the new initiative to sequence inflammatory bowel disease.

Study Shows Colonoscopy Better Than Sigmoidoscopy in Protecting Against Colorectal Cancer

Learn about Dr. Andrew Chan’s new study in the New England Journal of Medicine about colorectal cancer screening.

Mass General and Broad Institute Announce Major IBD Sequencing Initiative

Read more about how Mass General and the Broad Institute are collaborating in an IBD sequencing effort.

Inside stomach: Ramen Noodle digestion goes viral

Watch Dr. Braden Kuo discuss a recent viral video of Ramen noodle digestion.

Outbreak Patients Could Receive Experimental Hepatitis C Treatment

Listen to Dr. Ray Chung's NPR interview discussing the recent hepatitis C outbreak at a hospital in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Pill-sized device rivals endoscopy

Learn about Dr. Norman Nishioka's and Dr. Jenny Sauk's study on a pill-sized device for Barrett's esophagus screening.

Cancer detection as easy as popping a pill

Learn more about the new pill-sized device for esophageal cancer screening.