Dr. Robert Gareth Gish , MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Dr Gish is committed to the personalized care of each of his liver disease patients. Dr. Gish completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, San Diego and a 4 year Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles during which time he was award the NIH Physician Scientist Award to study calcium signaling in liver cells. After completing his training, Dr. Gish moved to San Francisco and took a position at the California Pacific Medical Center (formerly known as Pacific Presbyterian Hospital). He became the Co-Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program in 1988 and then the Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program in 1994. In that role he developed a outreach program that eventually served over 35,000 patients in the Northern California and Nevada regions, and made the CPMC a leading liver transplant center, Dr. Gish has had and continues to have an active research program in viral hepatitis, liver transplant, bioartificial liver, and public policy especially related to liver cancer, liver transplantation and viral hepatitis. Although his primary research focus is clinical research, he frequently collaborates with basic scientists in his research activities. He has published more than 500 original articles, review articles, abstracts and book chapters. Dr. Gish is also actively involved in numerous professional societies, including the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and the American Society of Transplant Physicians. He is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and a long-term member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease. In December 2010, Dr. Gish moved to San Diego to join the faculty of UCSD as a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Section Chief of Hepatology, and Director of the Center of Excellence for Hepatobiliary Disease and Abdominal Transplantation (C.H.A.T.). From 2012 to 2014, Dr Gish has worked closely with the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable in the Steering and Executive Committees to advance hepatitis advocacy, research and education. In September of 2013, Dr Gish left UCSD to form a consulting company, Robert G. Gish Consultants LLC to provide consultative support to Hepatology Programs who wish to start or grow their programs through pathways of quality and optimal patient care that is integrated with research and education as well as work with Pharma and patient advocacy groups. As of Sept 26th, 2013, Dr Gish has joined, part-time, Dr Richard Manch in Phoenix Arizona at St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center to help start a liver transplant program at that facility and to help expand their Liver Disease Center to enhance research and education. In December of 2013, Dr Gish as appointed to be Medical Director of the Hepatitis B Foundation in Doylestown PA to continue to expand his HBV advocacy and assist in research and education, key missions of the HBF. Dr Gish has continued his involvement with the Fair Foundation as Vice President, an organization that focuses on organ allocation, organ donation and research. Dr Gish, on April 1 2014, joined Stanford University under a consulting contract and had his academic appointment completed April 30th, 2014 as a Professor Consultant. His role at Stanford is to expand their outreach program throughout the region, national and internationally for liver and liver transplant care. Current practice locations where Dr Gish is seeing patients is/ are: St Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix Arizona Stanford University Medical Center: outreach sites San Francisco, CA, 1700 California Street Fresno, CA 7710 North Fresno Street Las Vegas, Nevada Site: 2865 Siena Heights Drive, Henderson NV 89052 For patient appointments contact: Liver Outreach Coordinator MC5845 900 Welch Road, Suite 110 Palo Alto, CA 94304 P: 650-725-1988 F: 650-725-4085 Diana Carranza [email protected]

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: N/A

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med

Graduation Date: N/A

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Saint Joseph Hospital & Medical Center
  • Stanford Hospital

Specialties: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health Arizona Care Network
  • Anthem HMO Nevada
  • Anthem NV Choice PPO
  • Anthem NV Pathway PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X PPO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS AZ Neighborhood Network MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net Ambetter/CommunityCare HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Gish's Office Information

Fax: ( ,6) 602-4062
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:


Doctor Gish's Other Office Information

Dignity Health Medical Group Arizona
500 W Thomas Rd Ste 900A-B
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 406-3540

Fax:(602) 240-6427
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Stanford Health Liver Outreach Clinic
900 Welch Rd Ste 200
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 725-1988

Fax:(650) 072-5408
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Robert G Gish Consultants LLC
6022 La Jolla Mesa Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 229-9865

Fax:(866) 687-3887
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM-4:30 PM

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