Clinical Care

Faculty of our Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology provide inpatient and outpatient clinical services at three medical centers, the Methodist University Hospital, the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and at two clinics, UTMG Eastmoreland and UTMG Germantown clinics.

Methodist University Hospital (MUH)

Methodist University HospitalMethodist University Hospital
1265 Union Avenue
Memphis,TN 38104

Methodist University Hospital (MUH) is a partnership of two healthcare leaders, Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Located in the medical center and formerly known as Methodist Central, MUH is a 617-bed facility and the principal adult private teaching hospital for UTHSC. Methodist University Hospital will provide real-world experiences of managing medical problems in an efficient and effective institution.

MUH and UTHSC bring together research, medicine and innovation. This partnership supports multidisciplinary collaboration among doctors and clinical team members, leading to more advanced medical care for patients.

Regional Medical Center (Regional One Health)

Regional One HealthRegional One Health
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

In addition to being the home of the Regional Trauma Center, Regional One Health (ROH), formerly The MED, also includes several other Centers of Excellence in Burn, High-Risk Obstetrics, and Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU).

ROH is the largest medical and surgical teaching site for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and through this affiliation, more than half of Tennessee's doctors will receive some, if not all, training here.

Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center (MVAMC)

Memphis VA Medical CenterMemphis VA Medical Center
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104

Founded in 1922, the Memphis VA Medical Center (VAMC) is an affiliate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and one of it's primary adult teaching hospitals.  It offers quality healthcare for the changing medical, surgical, and quality of life needs of the Mid-South men and women who so proudly served our nation.

Over 196,000 veterans from 53 counties in western Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and northwest Arkansas visit the VAMC for a variety of physical and mental health needs.  New programs include those for traumatic brain injuries, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suicide prevention, and more.

UT Medical Group (UTMG) Clinics

UT Medical Group (UTMG) ClinicsUTMG, the private practice arm of the University of Tennessee, operates many clinics in the Memphis metropolitan area. Our Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology holds clinics in two of these clinics, the Eastmoreland clinic, at 1325 Eastmoreland, and the Germantown clinic, at 7945 Wolf River Road Blvd. All disorders of the liver and of the digestive system are managed in these clinics. While any of our faculty members can arrange to see patients at these clinics upon request, Drs. M. Kashif Ismail, Sufiyan Chaudhry, Joel Bessoff, Jaquelyn Fleckenstein, and Satheesh Nair have regular clinics at Eastmoreland; in addition, Drs. Ismail and Chaudhry also have regular clinics at Germantown. UT Medical Group (UTMG) ClinicsRecommended endoscopies will be performed by our faculty physicians at our endoscopy centers at the MUH and the MED, or at Baptist Hospital East, according to patient preference or insurance requirements. Annually, there are 577 GI and 2,618 hepatology clinic visits at the Eastmoreland clinic and 249 clinic visits at the Germantown clinic.

Please visit the UT Medical Group (UTMG) Clinics for more information. Patient contact phone number 901-866-8807.

Contact Us

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

956 Court Ave, Suite H314
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-2510

Linda Bridgewater, Administrative Secretary
Phone: (901) 448-5813
Fax: (901) 448-7091
956 Court Avenue, Suite H210
Memphis, TN 38163


Department of Medicine