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The Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona, offers combined clinical and academic training. The program is designed to prepare you for an academic career as a Clinical Scholar in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This three-year fellowship offers:

  • Comprehensive experience in clinical gastroenterology, hepatology, liver transplantation, and nutrition
  • Expertise in endoscopic procedures and motility procedures
  • An extensive conference series with didactic lectures
  • Protected research time leading to peer-reviewed publications
  • Outstanding facilities including the first Mayo-designed hospital, two endoscopy labs, a motility lab, two libraries with direct access to all Mayo Foundation resources, and an electronic medical record that can be accessed remotely
  • Forty dedicated faculty members in Gastroenterology and Hepatology with appointments at Mayo Medical School who are a part of a broader faculty of more than 300 physicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  • Superb and collegial surgical teams, excellent support from radiology in all current techniques, and dedicated pathology teams at both the clinic and hospital

Upon completion of the fellowship, you will be well prepared for a role as a junior faculty member in the university setting or as a consultant in a clinical academic group practice.

Hospital lobby at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.

Hospital Lobby

Cancer Center lobby at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.

Cancer Center

Gastroenterology fellows collaborating at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

Mashal Batheja, M.D.

Director's welcome

Our goal is to train fellows to achieve excellence in clinical practice, education, and research with expertise in the area of gastroenterology and hepatology. We urge you to consider joining us and realize your fullest potential to be the best physician you can be.


The training program fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Graduate Medical Education.


You will be eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine's subspecialty examination in gastroenterology upon completion of the fellowship.

Program History

The Gastroenterology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona, began in 2001. Three fellows are currently enrolled in each year of training, and it is anticipated that three fellows will complete training annually.

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