Innovative approaches to digestive system disorders

Physicians at The University of Kansas Hospital are recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal or digestive system disorders that affect the:

  • Bowels
  • Colon
  • Esophagus
  • Gall bladder
  • Intestines
  • Liver
  • Pancreas
  • Rectum
  • Stomach
  • Related organs and systems

Patients and referring physicians from across the country seek the expertise of our specialists.

The University of Kansas Hospital's Gastroenterology & GI Surgery program has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Our gastroenterology and GI Surgery program ranks No. 34 among the nation's top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2017-18. Rankings are based on measurable achievements in quality, patient safety, nursing excellence and other best patient care indicators. This is our seventh consecutive year to achieve the honor. 

Advanced diagnostic procedures

We are one of only two facilities in the Kansas City area to offer endoscopic ultrasound. This outpatient diagnostic procedure provides detailed images of the GI tract and surrounding organs, allowing doctors to make an accurate diagnosis.


Learn more about the conditions treated by our gastroenterologists and hepatologists (physicians who specialize in liver disease).