Dr. Fernando Velayos

Gastroenterologist · Ulcerative Colitis · Crohn's Disease · San Francisco, California
  • 61 Publications

Fernando Velayos, MD, MPH is a clinical gastroenterologist, researcher, and Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Fransisco. He is currently the associated editor for Digestive Diseases and Science, and serves on the editorial board of several other medical journals. He has also coauthored articles that have been featured in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroenterology, and the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr. Velayos' research explores novel IBD therapies and detection and prevention of colorectal cancer in IBD, with a K-12 Career Development Award to aid his research in identifying biomarkers predictive of cancer risk and to examining colorectal treatments for patients with IBD.


Experience

University of california san francisco school of medicine

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

University of california san francisco school of medicine

Director, Regional Program in Inflammatory Bowl Disease

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

The three main UCSF campuses are host to multiple clinics specializing in gastrointestinal and liver disease. The UCSF Division of Gastroenterology operates as an MD fellowship training program, attracting top-tier physicians who are researching the latest practices in clinical care and endoscopy. UCSF’s clinical practice is reinforced by Ph.D. scientists who are studying the mechanisms of GI disorders to improve health and find new treatments for the disease.


Education

University of california berkeley

Masters of Public Health

University of California Berkeley

University of california san francisco school of medicine

Residency

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

University of california san francisco school of medicine

Medical Degree

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine · 1996


Publications

Dr. Fernando Velayos has been involved in 61 publications. View publications ›


Locations

Dr. Fernando Velayos is affiliated with University of California San Francisco: Gastroenterology at Mount Zion at 120-1701 Divisadero St, san francisco, california, 94115, United States.