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UCLA gastroenterology and GI surgery has again earned a top spot in the
U.S. News and World Report's 2015-16 Best Hospitals Honor Roll.
We are now ranked No. 4 in the nation!
UCLA Health hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica are ranked No. 3 in the nation. Learn More »

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  Liver Diseases: Update 2016 This free patient seminar provides an opportunity to learn more about hepatitis and other liver diseases. Register today »
Functional GI disorders, including IBS, affect from 10 to 20 percent of Americans. Learn More » 
Help us answer some intriguing questions about how the brain and the gut influence each other. Those diagnosed with ulcerative colitis are needed for clinical trial. Learn more »

Remembering Dr. Sherman Mellinkoff

Dr. Sherman Mellinkoff, an iconic figure in UCLA history, has died. Read more »

Hepatitis C Initiative Established to Screen All Baby Boomers

"Hepatitis C is a major cause of liver disease, and now we can prevent these complications through early treatment," says Dr. Sammy Saab. "The biggest barrier to curing hepatitis C is knowing who is infected. That's why this initiative is so critical." Learn more »

Why We Feel Emotions In Our Gut, And What Microbes Have to Do With It

Emeran A. Mayer, MD, PhD, director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience, spoke with the Los Angeles Times on July 8, 2016 about the tiny creatures that may have an outsize influence on our physical and psychological health. Read article and other media highlights »

Meet Our Physicians

Sang Hoon Rhee, PhD
Sang Hoon Rhee, PhD
Assistant Professor

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