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 more...


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

Selected Publications

  • Garcia-Tsao, G. Treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis with oral ofloxacin. Inpatient or outpatient therapy? Gastro 111:1147-1150, 1996.
  • Garcia-Tsao, G. Further evidence in favor of pharmacological portal pressure reduction in the prevention of variceal hemorrhage. Gastro 112:1770-1771, 1997.
  • Garcia-Tsao, G. Portal hypertension. Curr Opinion Gastro 13:263-270, 1997.



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