Dr. John E. Pandolfino Appointed Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology for Northwestern Medicine
With Pandolfino’s help, Northwestern Memorial was recently ranked 10th in the country in the U.S. News & World Report 2013-14 Best Hospitals specialty ranking for its gastroenterology and GI surgery, rising seven places from the previous year’s ranking, making it the highest ranked program in Illinois and Chicago.
Pandolfino received his medical degree from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1993, and went on to complete his residency training in internal medicine and fellowship training in gastroenterology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His leadership in Northwestern’s gastroenterology and hepatology program first began in 1996, as the chief medical resident in the department of medicine.
Throughout his career, Pandolfino has published extensively on gastrointestinal complications in surgery, pH monitoring of esophageal acid exposure, the clinical use of esophageal manometry, and therapies and management of disorders of gastrointestinal motility. He also recently received a master's degree in clinical investigation from Northwestern University.
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