Marcelo F. Vela
Professor of Medicine, Director, Esophageal Disorders
Dr. Vela is Professor Medicine and Director of Esophageal Disorders at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He completed his Medical Residency and a one year Clinical Research Fellowship in Esophageal Diseases at the MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. This was followed by a three year Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH, and a Masters degree in Clinical Research from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Vela's research interests are in esophageal diseases and swallowing disorders. He has more than 80 publications to his name in peer reviewed journals, including the most recent ACG guidelines for GERD and achalasia.
Sunday, October 7
12:20 PM – 1:35 PM