Clinical Experts in Gastrointestinal Treatment and Care

Clinical researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center use the most advanced equipment available to treat and study a variety of gastrointestinal disorders and symptoms. Access our experts and resources to advance your study in gastroenterology.


Wake Forest Baptist is home to the Digestive Health Center, which includes the Gastroenterology Outpatient Clinic, Endoscopy Center, Gastrointestinal Neuromuscular Disorders Center, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Center and Advanced Endoscopy Services. The Digestive Health Center performs over 12,000 procedures per year and has recently been ranked among the top such institutions in the U.S. Our researchers specialize in adult and pediatric gastroenterology.

Researchers at the Digestive Health Center are highly active in clinical research and conduct numerous clinical trials each year. Test your novel therapeutics with our experts in inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and neuromuscular and motility disorders. In addition to studying therapeutic solutions, our researchers will test new diagnostic methods or nutritional interventions for gastrointestinal diseases.

Key Areas of Research

  • Colorectal cancer screening and treatment
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Esophageal disorders and gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Gastrointestinal neuromuscular and motility disorders
  • Gastrointestinal oncology
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Liver disease
  • Nutrition
  • Pancreatobiliary disease

Find Specialized Research

Whether a specific animal model or a unique clinical strength, find specialized and targeted research expertise available at Wake Forest Baptist by searching the catalog below. Or to learn about the primary disease areas we research, explore our Therapeutic Areas pages.

Have Gastroenterology Research Questions?

Start a conversation with us and learn how we can support your clinical research projects in gastroenterology.
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