Jesse Liu MD
Chief of Gastroenterology and Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director
Dr. Liu is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and chief residency in internal medicine and gastroenterology fellowship at California Pacific Medical Center. Following fellowship, he served for five years as an assistant professor of gastroenterology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. His love for medical education and affection for the Bay Area and CPMC, brought him back in 2013. Shortly thereafter, he assumed leadership of the gastroenterology fellowship program and is dedicated to continuing the tradition of excellence in gastroenterology training at CPMC. His passion is for innovative medical education and he aims to provide each fellow with a customized educational experience of the highest caliber. He continues to practice general gastroenterology and is especially interested in colorectal cancer, Helicobacter pylori and fine tuning the application of colonoscopy and endoscopy in day to day practice.
Michael Verhille MD
Gastroenterology Fellowship Associate Program Director
Director of Outpatient Endoscopy and Clinic Education
Dr. Verhille is a graduate of the University of Illinois School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and chief residency in internal medicine at CPMC, and gastroenterology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University. Following fellowship, he returned to CPMC and private practice. Almost immediately he became involved in medical education. In 1995 he became program director of the CPMC GI Fellowship, a position he held until 2013. During this time the fellowship grew from a traditional small hospital apprenticeship model to a large academic program. He remains Associate Program Director. Dr. Verhille focuses on teaching outpatient clinical GI and endoscopy. He has focused research on endoscopic quality.