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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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

Fasika Aberra, MD Third year fellow

Medical Degree: University of Michigan
Residency Program: Vanderbilt University

Jennifer Behzadi, MD Third year fellow

Medical Degree: Indiana University
Residency Program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Stephanie Pointer, MD Third year fellow

Medical Degree: Morehouse School of Medicine
Residency Program: Vanderbilt University

Viyan Udawatta, MD Third year fellow

Medical Degree: University of Chicago 
Residency Program: UPMC Montefiore/Presbyterian

Ahmad Anaizi, MD Second year fellow

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

Veronica Jarido, MD Second year fellow

Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh
Residency Program: Duke University Hospital

Anjuli Luthra, MD Second year fellow

Medical Degree: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Residency Program: Wake Forest Medical Center

Laura Nemer, MD Second year fellow

Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati 
Residency Program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Megan Chan, MD First year fellow

Medical Degree: Saint Louis University

Residency Program: Case Western Reserve University

Hanisha Manickavasagan, MD First year fellow

Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University

Residency Program: Drexel University

Mitchell Ramsey, MD First year fellow

Medical Degree: The Ohio State University

Residency Program: The Ohio State University

Lindsay Sobotka, DO First year fellow

Medical Degree: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency Program: The Ohio State University

Emmanuel Ugbarugba, MD First year fellow

Medical Degree: University of Benin School of Medicine

Residency Program: Cook County Internal Medicine

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