Regionally Ranked Hospital

The University of Iowa James A. Clifton Center for Digestive Diseases offers you the region’s broadest range of GI specialty services. Our experts diagnose and treat liver, pancreatic, gall bladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and colorectal disorders.

Our digestive disease specialists include gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and surgeons with unique skills and expertise along with nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pathologists to develop and offer advanced treatments and therapies for you.

We offer both medical and surgical options, including minimally invasive surgical procedures, to treat an array of digestive diseases and conditions.

Adult Services

Evaluation and services are available for:

Pediatric Services

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital provides expert diagnosis and care for infants, children, and adolescents with stomach, intestinal, and liver disorders.

Why Choose Us?

The James A. Clifton Center for Digestive Diseases was established in 1985 as the first multidisciplinary subspeciality unit at UI Hospitals and Clinics and one of the first nationwide. It is the state's leader in diagnosing and treating patients with complex problems of the digestive system. Ranked as a High Performing Program by, U.S. News & World Report magazine in 2014.

Academic Departments that Provide Gastroenterology Care

Health Library

UI Health Care, in a partnership with ADAM Multimedia Encyclopedia, offers you these select topics on gastroenterology:

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