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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which include the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this subspecialty. Physicians practicing in this field are called gastroenterologists.

Subspecialty of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of adults, a branch of medical sciences and more specifically, Internal Medicine, the graduates of which will be involved in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and knowledge production  in the field of gastrointestinal, liver, bile ducts and pancreas diseases.


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Subspecialty
School / Faculty: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Internal Medicine
Major (Name Of Program): Gastroenterology and Hepatology
This program contact information:
Telephone: 00987132122884
Fax: 00987132356996
Mobile: 00987132356996
Email Address: admission_gsia@sums.ac.ir
Address: 6th Floor, Central building of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Zand St., Shiraz, Iran
Contact Person Name: Office of International Affairs
Program Detail:
Language Requirements:
  • Language requirements: Evidence of English Proficiency on the TOEFL or IELTS tests. The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS is 533, 72 and 5.5 respectively.
  • Applicants from Persian (Farsi) Speaking countries (They shall both speak and write in Persian) who have applied for graduate Degree-based programs may be exempted, based on the decision of the department, from submitting any certificates regarding their English Language Proficiency. Nevertheless, they are required to hand in their English language certificate which meets SUMS’ minimal language proficiency requirements, within one year from commencing their studies at SUMS.
Admission Requirements:
  • M.B.B.S./M.D. and specialty or equivalent certificates
  • Certificate of Internship or Certificate of Practice
Length of Training:

The duration of the program is 2 years.

Program Curriculum: