About me

Dr. John Cello is an expert in gastrointestinal disorders and director of the UCSF Esophageal Motility Center. He cares for patients with gastrointestinal disorders at both UCSF and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Cello's research addresses new treatments for gastrointestinal conditions, including morbid obesity.

Cello earned his medical degree from Harvard University with high honors. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a fellowship in gastroenterology at UCSF.

Cello has received numerous honors, including the Distinguished Educator Award from the American Gastroenterological Association and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and a member of the American College of Physicians, California Academy of Medicine, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Western Society for Clinical Investigation.

  • Education

    Harvard School of Medicine, 1969

  • Residencies

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1972

  • Fellowship

    VA Medical Center, Washington DC, Hepatology/Biochemistry, 1973

    UCSF Medical Center, Gastroenterology, 1977

  • Board Certifications

    Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Bariatric Surgery Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Esophageal Motility Center

1701 Divisadero St., Suite 120
San Francisco, CA 94115

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