Deepak Gopal, MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Professor (CHS)
UW Med Fndtn Centennial Bldg
1685 Highland Ave 4229
Madison WI 53705-2281
(608) 263-7322

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  • Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada – MD  
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine  
  • Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon – Fellowship in Gastroenterology 

Professional Activities 

Dr. Gopal is a faculty member in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology within the Department of Medicine. He also serves as the department's Vice Chair for Quality and Safety. He is director of the Capsule Endoscopy and Double Balloon Enteroscopy programs, and chief of endoscopy for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Gopal is a member of numerous professional societies, including the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, the Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, and the American College of Gastroenterology.  

Recently Dr. Gopal completed a one-year postgraduate Safety Quality Informatics and Leadership certification from Harvard Medical School and was elected Wisconsin Governor for the American College of Gastroenterology. He serves on the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) international committee and on the committee that oversees the publication of the ASGE quarterly newsletter In-Scope. Dr. Gopal also serves on the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) quality committee, leading the upper GI-pancreatobiliary work group. 

He holds fellowships with the Royal College of Physicians Canada and with the American College of Physicians (ACP), AGA, ASGE, and ACG.

Clinical Specialties 

Dr. Gopal’s clinical specialties include advanced interventional endoscopy, pancreato-biliary endoscopy and diseases/GI endoscopic oncology (e.g. EUS-FNA/FNBx, ERCP), colonoscopy, GERD/Barrett's esophagus ablation, and deep balloon assisted small bowel etneroscopy.

Research Interests 

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Dr. Gopal's research interests include advanced therapeutic endoscopy including endoscopic oncology, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), colon cancer, quality in endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, balloon assisted small bowel enteroscopy and small bowel capsule endoscopy