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About John B. Dever, MD

John Dever, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist who diagnoses and treats patients with acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, and other diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. Dr. Dever focuses on wellness, brain-gut-microbiome axis physiology, and longevity.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Dever trains medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research has been published in multiple top peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterology Association.

Dr. Dever completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at UCSF School of Medicine (Fresno) and a residency in internal medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. He earned his medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine in the Dutch Caribbean. Dr. Dever is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Outside of work, Dr. Dever enjoys reading, spending time with his family, exercising, high-intensity training, and mindfulness meditation.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Saba University School of Medicine, Saba, Caribbean Netherlands

Residency

  • Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Fellowship

  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2015-05-06

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Acid Reflux
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted