Dr. Sasha Taleban has joined the Department of Gastroenterology at the University of Arizona Medical Center as of October 1, 2013. Dr. Taleban practices all aspects of general gastroenterology and specializes in treating complex Crohn’s and colitis patients. He has participated in the care of IBD patients at several major academic centers including Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, University of California in San Francisco, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles
Joining Our Faculty Soon...
Dr. Nancy Matteer will be joining the GI faculty at the VA in October 2013. She comes to us from Austin, Texas.
The Division of Gastroenterology provides comprehensive resources for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases, which include disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas, liver and bile ducts. We are committed to excellence in patient care, education and research in digestive diseases and nutrition.
The University of Arizona Medical Center(UAMC) in Tucson has an outstanding group of renowned physicians and researchers with expertise in diseases of the esophagus, liver, pancreas and colon. The division is involved in liver transplantation (Arizona Liver Institute) and works closely with the Arizona Cancer Center, the only NCI designated cancer center in the southwest, to provide state of the art treatments for cancers of the digestive organs.
Our endoscopy center uses the latest instruments with high resolution imaging capabilities and we perform both routine and advanced procedures that are not offered by others in the region. We function as a center for the development of new and advanced imaging techniques, working closely with some of the best biomedical researchers and optical engineers in the nation.
With our diverse research activities and our dedication to the education of future physicians in this field, we are able to provide a breadth of expertise that is unparalleled in the region. As we expand our services, we will create new centers of excellence that will not only provide state of the art care but also facilitate new discoveries.
Bhaskar Banerjee, M.D.
Chief of Gastroenterology