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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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  Dr. Emeran Mayer talks about the health promoting effects of the Medierranean diet and olive oil in this new video. Watch Video (scroll to bottom of video gallery page) »
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 »

Dr. Tillisch Discusses Gut Microbiome and IBS in Three New Videos

Kirstin Tillisch, MD, co-director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience, discusses how mindfullness based stress reduction can improve IBS symptoms and quality of life, an overview of the gut microbiome and five tips to keep your gut microbiome healthy. Watch videos »


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 »

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

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