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Gastrointestinal Motility and Neurogastroenterology Fellowship Program

The goal of this one-year clinical and research fellowship is to provide training in the clinical care, diagnostic testing and therapeutic management of patients with complex motility disorders. 

Program Director

Tsion Abdi, M.D.


The trainee is expected to be proficient in all standard and novel motility procedures at the completion of the fellowship, including:

  • High-resolution esophageal manometry/impedance
  • Combined pH/impedance
  • Wireless pH testing
  • Wireless capsule motility testing
  • Anorectal manometry

The fellow will also be competent in the clinical evaluation and management of complex functional GI disorders, including:

  • Achalasia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastroparesis
  • Functional dyspepsia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pelvic floor disorders

The trainee is also expected to participate actively in research and to present his or her findings at a major national or international motility conference.

Program Length

The program length is one year.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should have completed residency in internal medicine. Completion of a gastroenterology fellowship is desired but not mandatory. Interested applicants should request an application from Linda M. Welch at Please include your CV and letter of interest with your request.