Leadership Roles

  1. Chair, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Minnesota


  1. Minnesota


  1. Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  2. Transplant Center
  3. Cancer Center


  1. Fellow - Digestive Diseases Yale University
  2. Fellow - Liver Transplantation Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  4. BS - Medical Science Northwestern University
  5. MD Northwestern University


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
  3. American Board of Internal Medicine

Primary Appointment

  1. Gastroenterology

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine
  2. Professor of Physiology

Professional Highlights

  • Chair, Portal Hypertension Study Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), 2008-2011
  • Member, Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology [HBPP] Study Section, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2007-2011
  • Associate Editor, Hepatology, 2007-2010


  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Portal hypertension
  • Liver transplantation
  • Complications of liver cirrhosis
  • Liver cancer


See my publications


See a description of research activities.