Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Chief, Digestive Diseases, VA-CT Healthcare System; Director, Clinical and Translational Core, Yale Liver Center; Program Director, VA-CT Hepatitis C Resource Center

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student Research

DAHRSInternal Medicine: Digestive Diseases: Gastroenterology, Hepatology: Viral Hepatitis ProgramMolecular Virology

Research Interests

Cirrhosis; Natural history of cirrhosis; Gastroesophageal varices; Variceal hemorrhage; Ascites; Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; Hepatorenal syndrome

Clinical Interests

Cirrhosis and its complications; acute and chronic hepatitis; alcoholic liver disease; drug-induced hepatotoxicity; cholestatic liver disease, including primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis


  • M.D., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico , 1977

Selected Publication

  • Garcia-Tsao, G. Treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis with oral ofloxacin. Inpatient or outpatient therapy? Gastro 111:1147-1150, 1996.