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Fellowship Program

The Training Program in Gastroenterology at Tulane is a three year ACGME approved subspecialty program leading to competence in the independent practice of general gastroenterology. The curriculum follows guidelines for GI training set down by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Trainees will rotate among three main sites, all of which serve patients from New Orleans, south Louisiana and beyond:

Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, a private facility which is our flagship hospital. Present activities at Tulane Hospital include inpatient GI consult service, inpatient Abdominal (liver)Transplant service, and outpatient clinics and endoscopy. This is a tertiary care referral center for patients from Louisiana, the eastern Gulf coast and Latin America.

Physical Address: 1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112

University Medical Center New Orleans, an academic medical center managed by LCMC Health. With academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, UMCNO is dedicated to training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow’s cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC New Orleans offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.

Address: 2001 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112

Veterans Administration Medical Center in New Orleans (VAMC). Present activities at the VA include inpatient services at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, outpatient clinics and outpatient procedures at the VA Ambulatory Procedures Unit (APU), pending completion of the new VA Medical Center hospital. VAMC serves veterans from throughout southeastern Louisiana.

Address: 2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

Faculty include individuals with expertise in general gastroenterology, hepatology (especially liver transplant), advanced therapeutic endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, neurogastroenterology /motility, and colorectal cancer genetics. Fellows will have an opportunity for exposure to all of these disciplines. They will also have the opportunity to be involved with clinical and basic research.

For more information about the Tulane Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship program, please contact the Program Director or Program Coordinator.

Program Director:
Robert Bulat, MD

Sr. Fellowship Coordinator:
Stephanie Gelpi