Dr. Veysel Tahan is selected as American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)- Mentor

Veysel Tahan, MD, FACG is selected as American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)- Mentor on Research Career, Academics, Clinical Career and Education Career topics for Nationwide GI fellows.

The program’s objective provides fellows-in-training access to faculty from diverse practice models, academic departments, and geographic regions. It also fosters casual dialogue between mentors and trainees, while affording trainees the opportunity to gain valuable guidance and career advice from faculty not accessible to them in their training programs.


Dr. Tahan is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He received his medical degree from Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Turkiye. He completed his IM residency at Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty and GI fellowship at Marmara University. He moved to Pittsburgh, PA in 2008 for a 4 years of “Hepatocyte and Stem Cell transplantation for Hepatology Diseases” program at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed a second GI fellowship program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is also a Fellow of ACG (FACG) and Fellow of the European Section and Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (FESBGH) and member of AGA, ASGE, ACP, AASLD, Cell Transplantation Society and Turkish Gastroenterology and Hepatology Societies. Dr. Tahan has published numerous articles (>150) and abstracts (>160) with his colleagues and/or mentees and serves in editorial boards of multiple Gastroenterology/Hepatology Journals. He is also actively involved in mentoring fellows, residents, and medical students in both clinical and research environments.