The GI/Endoscopy unit at UCSD is one of the top in the United States in rankings just released by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).The rankings are part of a new ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program, which promotes quality improvement and recognizes the centers that meet the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.Honors went to 56 GI/endoscopy units in all.

The UCSD GI/Endoscopy unit is a clinical service of the Division of Gastroenterology under the direction of Thomas J. Savides, MD.

Dr. Savides is Gastroenterology Clinical Services Chief and Director of the Interventional Endoscopy Program at UCSD Medical Center.

The ASGE is a highly respected medical professional society in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy. Its mission is to advance the practice of GI endoscopy through education and advocacy.

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