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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Eric A Gaumnitz, MD's practice is focused on gastroesophageal reflux and complications, swallowing disorders of the esophagus, esophageal motility, colon cancer screening and general gastroenterology.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

UW Health Clinics

Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map
Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter, Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Gastroenterology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, 1989

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.


Dr. Gaumnitz's research interests include esophageal dysphagia, reflux disease and laryngopharyngeal reflux.


Read Dr. Gaumnitz’s articles on PubMed

PubMed Articles
Olson AA Evans MD Johansson MW Kim CH Manthei DM Gaumnitz EA Mathur SK . Role of food and aeroallergen sensitization in eosinophilic esophagitis in adults. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Oct;117(4):387-393.e2
[PubMed ID: 27590636]
Jetté ME Gaumnitz EA Birchall MA Welham NV Thibeault SL . Correlation between Reflux and multichannel intraluminal impedance pH monitoring in untreated volunteers. Laryngoscope. 2014 Oct;124(10):2345-51
[PubMed ID: 24782404]
Spier BJ Durkin ET Walker AJ Foley E Gaumnitz EA Pfau PR . Surgical resident's training in colonoscopy: numbers, competency, and perceptions. Surg Endosc. 2010 Oct;24(10):2556-61
[PubMed ID: 20339876]
Spier BJ Benson M Pfau PR Nelligan G Lucey MR Gaumnitz EA . Colonoscopy training in gastroenterology fellowships: determining competence. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Feb;71(2):319-24
[PubMed ID: 19647242]
Benson ME Reichelderfer M Said A Gaumnitz EA Pfau PR . Variation in colonoscopic technique and adenoma detection rates at an academic gastroenterology unit. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Jan;55(1):166-71
[PubMed ID: 19156519]
Jou J Radowsky J Gangnon R Sadowski E Kays S Hind J Gaumnitz E Taylor A Robbins J . Esophageal clearance patterns in normal older adults as documented with videofluoroscopic esophagram. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2009;2009:965062
[PubMed ID: 19789713]
McKenna D Beverstein G Reichelderfer M Gaumnitz E Gould J . Gastric electrical stimulation is an effective and safe treatment for medically refractory gastroparesis. Surgery. 2008 Oct;144(4):566-72; discussion 572-4
[PubMed ID: 18847640]
Halsey KD Wald A Meyer KC Torrealba JR Gaumnitz EA . Non-acidic supraesophageal reflux associated with diffuse alveolar damage and allograft dysfunction after lung transplantation: a case report. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 May;27(5):564-7
[PubMed ID: 18442725]
Said A Brust DJ Gaumnitz EA Reichelderfer M . Predictors of early recurrence of benign esophageal strictures. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Jun;98(6):1252-6
[PubMed ID: 12818265]