Meet Ohio State's team of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition experts

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition houses a comprehensive team of doctors and staff, all focused on delivering high quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders

Our leaders

DarwinConwell Leader

Darwin L. Conwell, MD, MS

Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Co-Director, OSUWMC Digestive Disease Center

Professor of Medicine

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EdwardLevine Leader

Edward J. Levine, MD

Associate Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Director of Prison Medicine

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

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MartyMeyer Leader

Marty M. Meyer, MD

Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

Director of Capsule Endoscopy

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

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JamesHanje Leader

James Hanje, MD

Director of Hepatology

Program Director, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

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RobertKirkpatrick Leader

Robert B. Kirkpatrick, MD

Associate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

Associate Director, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

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Our Doctors
Our Researchers

Our Researchers

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellows

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellows

Feng Li, MD

MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Christopher Linz, MD

MD: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Residency program: Case Western University

Ahmad Malli, MD

MD: American University of Beirut
Residency program: University of Minnesota

Christopher Murphy, MD

MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency program: University of Utah

Fasika Aberra, MD

MD: University of Michigan
Residency program: Vanderbilt University

Jennifer Behzadi, MD

MD: Indiana University
Residency program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Stephanie Pointer, MD

MD: Morehouse School of Medicine
Residency program: Vanderbilt University

Viyan Udawatta, MD

MD: University of Chicago 
Residency program: UPMC Montefiore/Presbyterian

Ahmad Anaizi, MD

MD: University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Residency program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Veronica Jarido, MD

MD: University of Pittsburgh
Residency program: Duke University Hospital

Anjuli Luthra, MD

MD: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Residency program: Wake Forest Medical Center

Laura Nemer, MD

MD: University of Cincinnati 
Residency program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Our Nurse Practitioners

Audrey Aziyu, CNP
GI Outpatient

Shira Berger, CNP
GI Outpatient/IBD

Erica Campbell-Brown, CNP   
Outpatient Liver

Tessa Crilley, CNP
GI Inpatient
 
Pamella Kibbe, CNP
Outpatient Liver
Deborah Larson, CNP
GI Outpatient

Sherry (Xiaoying) Ma, CNP .    
Liver Inpatient

Nicole O'Bleness Gray, CNP    
Liver Inpatient
Sasha Oumanets, CNP
Liver Outpatient/IBD 


Neelam Patel, CNP
GI Inpatient 

   

Administrative Staff

Amy Pelzer
Division Administrator
Amy.Pelzer@osumc.edu
614-293-6202
      Sheri Toombs                   
Assistant to the Division Administrator
Sheri.Toombs@osumc.edu
614-366-3433
      Maddy Hennessy
Fellowship Coordinator 
Madalyn.Hennessy@osumc.edu
614-366-3054

Contact

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Amy Pelzer
Division Administrator
Amy.Pelzer@osumc.edu
614-293-6202

Division’s office:
288B Office Tower 
395 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Schedule an appointment: 614-293-6255