The UNM Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program provides education and mentorship in both clinical practice and research. Read moreApplications are accepted only through the"Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). 

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
Phone: (505) 272-4961

Clinical services:

UNM Health System Patient Care
Appointments: (505) 272-2530

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Facilities

Photo: Front desk at the Center for Digestive DiseasesUNM Center for Digestive Diseases

The UNMH-CDD cares for more than 10,000 patients a year. The physicians, staff and technology are on the cutting edge of development in research, teaching and patient care. This Center is a state-of-the-art facility located close to the main hospital and is solely dedicated to diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases. Patient satisfaction is our primary goal. Our facility was designed with quality, safety, patient privacy and convenience in mind. For more information, view the Center for Digestive Diseases website

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The physicians at the UNMH-CDD specialize in a wide-range of gastrointestinal diseases including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, liver diseases, liver transplant, motility disorders, pancreatic and biliary diseases, colon cancer, esophageal and gastric diseases, small intestinal diseases, and diarrheal malabsorptive disorders.

UNMH CDD maintains a state-of-the-art endoscopic facility recognized by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE ) for high quality. We have expertise in all diagnostic and therapeutic G.I. procedures including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, capsule (or pill-camera) endoscopy, pancreas and biliary endoscopy including endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP, liver biopsy and esophageal and anorectal manometry. For more information, visit the UNM Hospitals Center for Digestive Diseases Clinics website.

Photo: Albuquerque VA

Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center

Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque

The New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System (NMVAHCS) provides primary, secondary, and tertiary health care for Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 18. The facility is authorized for 310 beds, and is a Level 1 tertiary referral center for New Mexico, Southern Colorado, and West Texas. The hospital currently operates 184 acute hospital beds, 90 residential rehabilitation treatment program beds, a 24-bed Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program, a 40-bed Domiciliary, and a 36-bed Nursing Home Care Unit.

Recovery bay

Newly Constructed 18-Bed Patient Recovery Bay

The Albuquerque VA offers a wide range of procedural services including colonoscopy, EGD, flexible sigmoidoscopy, push and single balloon enteroscopy, ERCP, EUS, EMR, abdominal paracentesis, radio-frequency ablation, capsule endoscopy, high resolution esophageal manometry, high resolution anorectal manometry, ambulatory reflux monitoring with pH-impedance, biofeedback therapy, and breath testing. Mobile cases in the ICUs, ER, and operating room are performed using a motorized self propelled procedure cart.

In 2012 the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque concluded a complete renovation of the gastroenterology endoscopy unit and now has an expansive state-of-the-art GI endoscopy center. The new endoscopy unit contains a large cutting-edge biliary suite, five endoscopy suites, two procedure suites dedicated to GI motility, a dedicated 18-bed patient recovery area, an expanded and newly renovated fellows' work room, conference room, and a kitchen/break area.

Standard endoscopy suite

Standard Endoscopy Suite

Fellows' work room

Newly Renovated and Expanded
Gastroenterology Fellows' Work Room

Biliary / EUS suite

Expansive Biliary / EUS Suite

Break room / Kitchen

Break Room / Kitchen