Gastroenterology and Hepatology

SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Internal Medicine

Program Description:

This subspecialty is a subset of Internal Medicine in which physicians deal with different conditions and diseases affecting alimentary tract and the liver.

The duration of this course is 24 months with the aim of training competent, knowledgeable, liable subspecialists for service provision and continuous improvement in diagnosis, therapy, prevention, education, research and science production in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology.



Expected Competencies at the End of the Program      

General Competencies

 Specific Competencies and Skills

At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills:


Black More Catheter Insertion 

Esophageal Dilatation 

Liver Biopsy


Diagnostic Endoscopy 


Variceal therapeutic Endoscopy 

PEG insertion 

Non Variceal therapeutic Endoscopy

Esopghageal Stenting 

Esophageal Manomery


Esophageal PH metry 

Anorectal Manometry 




Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Degree in General Physicians (M.D) or Having specialty in Internal Medicine  by one of the Iranian or foreign universities.

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved general physician program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Duration of Gastroenterology and Hepatology course is 24 months.

 Table: The overall structure of the course


1st year

2nd year

In-Patient Care 

Inpatient visit and Care of those in the ward and Emergency

Department,Responding to Consult requests …


2 months

Endoscopy(Procedure )


4 months



2 months  



2 sessions/week

2 sessions/week  


Manometry, Endosonography, Liver

Transplant ,Clinical/Basic /Nutritional

Research …

1 month  

4 months  

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Internal Medicine Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Anahita sadeghi Maresht

Tel.:  ( 98 21) 84902397

Email  :

Address: Shariati Hospital Research and Treatment Center, North Kargar Ave, Jalal Al Ahmad Road, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran

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