Duke University’s Division of Gastroenterology offers a three-year training program in general gastroenterology and hepatology that prepares physicians and scientists for careers in academic gastroenterology.  Our fellows choose one of two tracks: a clinical track with training in clinical and quality improvement research methodologies and a T-32 grant supported research track that provides advanced research training for physician-scientists.

The Duke GI Division includes more than 60 faculty members with expertise in all clinical and research areas of gastroenterology and hepatology.    Fellows have access to comprehensive clinical training in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as access to research training, advanced clinical skills and training in medical education.  In the the Duke GI training program, our fellows experience the wide breadth of general and advanced gastroenterology and hepatology practiced in a variety of inpatient care settings (Tertiary academic care hospital, Veterans Affairs hospital, and two community-based hospitals) and outpatient clinics and ambulatory surgery centers.

The Division of Gastroenterology also offers advanced training in Transplant Hepatology (as a fourth year of GI training or as part of the Pilot Program in Transplant Hepatology training after completion of two years of general GI training) and Advanced Endoscopy.

Fellowship Contacts

Richard Wood

Richard K. Wood, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Gastroenterology Training Program

Jill Rimmer

Jill Rimmer
GME Program Coordinator


Each year fellows and faculty are recognized for excellence in research and teaching.

Best GI Grand Rounds by a Fellow

  • Dr. Michael Noujaim 2021-2022
  • Dr. Kara Wegermann 2020-2021
  • Dr. Kara Wegermann 2019-2020
  • Dr. Paul St. Romain 2018-2019
  • Dr. Alyson Johnson 2017-2018
  • Dr. Krista Edelman, 2016-2017
  • Dr. Rey Quevedo, 2015-2016
  • Dr. Hassan Dakik, 2014-2015
  • Dr. Tony Tran, 2013-2014
  • Dr. Julius Wilder, 2012-2013
  • Dr. Cristal Brown, 2011-2012

Paul Killenberg Faculty Teaching Award

  • Dr. Joshua Spaete, 2022
  • Dr. Amit Patel, 2021
  • Dr. Lindsay King, 2020
  • Dr. Darsh Kothari, 2019
  • Dr. Jane Onken, 2018
  • Dr. Mahfuzul Haque, 2017
  • Dr. Carl Berg, 2016
  • Dr. Carla Brady, 2015
  • Dr. Andrew Wolf, 2013
  • Dr. Richard Wood, 2012
  • Dr. Daniel Wild, 2011
  • Dr. Mahfuzul Haque, 2010
  • Dr. Steve Choi, 2009
  • Dr. Melissa Teitelman, 2008
  • Dr. Marcia Gottfried, 2007
  • Dr. Naurang Agrawal, 2006
  • Dr. J. Barry O'Connor, 2005
  • Dr. Andrew Muir, 2004
  • Dr. David Tendler, 2003
  • Dr. Paul Killenberg, 2002

Latest News

Researchers at Duke University School of Medicine have been selected to lead two inter-institution team grants totaling $18 million to investigate Parkinson’s disease.

Brian Sullivan, MD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology) has been awarded the American Gastroenterological Association Research Scholar Award. 

Cecelia Zhang, MD, medical instructor (Gastroenterology), has been selected to participate in the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy's (ASGE) Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program for diverse women in gastroenterology.

​The Duke Division of Gastroenterology is proud to present the inaugural Joanne A. P. Wilson Lecture. The newly established annual lecture honors Joanne A. P. Wilson, MD, professor of medicine (Gastroenterology). 

The inaugural lecture will be given by Juanita Merchant, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and Chief of Division of Gastroenterology at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine on Wed., Feb. 3 at 5 p.m.