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Our new video gallery includes lectures for both the community and healthcare professionals. Click here to view gallery »

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Jeffrey Lewis, MD, invites you to view the new Celiac Disease Program webpages. Click here to learn more about celiac disease »


Register Today! GI Issues for the Primary Care Physician Click here for more information »
  Register Today! 8th Annual UCLA Liver Disease Symposium Click here for more information » 


Familial Mediterranean Fever

Terri Getzug, MD, director, Familial Mediterranean Fever Program, was interviewed by the Jewish Daily Forward on the rare hereditary disease that reduces the body's ability to regulate inflammation. Read Article »


Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery Free Community Seminar

Weight gain after bariatric surgery is a common problem that occurs several years after the operation, often due to anatomic changes in the stomach and bowel. Join Dr. Rabindra Watson on Saturday, October 18 at the Thousand Oaks Library to learn more about the latest minimally-invasive techniques to treat weight gain. Register Today »  |  Learn More About the Procedure »


Clinical Trials Available

At the UCLA Division of Digestive Diseases we are strongly committed to unraveling the mysteries behind illnesses of the GI tract and translating knowledge gained from these studies into new and better treatments for individuals suffering from these ailments. Learn More »





Meet Our Physicians

Catia Sternini, MD
Catia Sternini, MD
Associate Director CURE: DDRCC, Director, Morphology and Imaging Core
Chair, CURE Pilot and Feasibility Study Program
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Neurobiology

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