Clinical Guidelines (Sortable List)

Title Publication Date Update Primary Author Secondary Authors  
Management of the Adult Patient with Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding August 1998 In Progress Gregory Zuccaro, Jr., MD, FACG View
Liver Disease in the Pregnant Patient July 1999 In Progress Caroline A. Riely, MD View
Management of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis March 2002 In Progress Young-Mee Lee, MD Marshall M. Kaplan, MD View
Diagnosis and Management of Fecal Incontinence August 2004 Satish S. C. Rao, MD, PhD, FACG View
Management of Dyspepsia October 2005 In Progress Nicholas J. Talley, MD, FACG Nimish Vakil, MD, FACG View
Esophageal Reflux Testing March 2007 Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG Joel E. Richter, MD, MACG View
Management of Helicobacter pylori Infection August 2007 William D. Chey, MD, FACG Benjamin C. Y. Wong, MD, FACG View
Prevention and Management of Gastroesophageal Varices and Variceal Hemorrhage in Cirrhosis 1 September 2007 Guadalupe Garcia-Taso, MD Arun J. Sanyal, MD, Norman D. Grace, MD FACG, William D Carey, MD, MACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Neoplastic Pancreatic Cysts October 2007 Asif Khalid, MD, FACG William R. Brugge, MD, FACG View
Screening and Surveillance of the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer And Adenomatous Polyps 2 March 2008 Douglas K. Rex, MD, FACG John H. Bond, MD, FACG, David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, David A. Lieberman, MD, FACG, Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG, Sidney J. Winawer, MD, MACG View
Diagnosis, Surveillance and Therapy of Barrett’s Esophagus March 2008 In Progress Kenneth K. Wang, MD, FACG Richard E. Sampliner, MD, MACG View
Management of Crohn’s Disease in Adults February 2009 Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG, William J. Sandborn, MD, FACG View
Colorectal Cancer Screening March 2009 Douglas K. Rex, MD, FACG David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, Joseph C. Anderson, MD, Philip S. Schoenfeld, MD, MSEd, MScEpi, FACG, Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, John M. Inadomi, MD, FACG View
Prevention of NSAID-Related Ulcer Complications March 2009 Frank L. Lanza, MD, FACG Francis K. L. Chan, MD, FACG, Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Hepatitis C: An Update 1 April 2009 Marc G. Ghany, MD Dorris B. Strader, MD, David L. Thomas, MD, Leonard B. Seeff, MD View
Alcoholic Liver Disease 1 January 2010 Robert S. O'Shea, MD Srinivasan Dasarathy, MD, Arthur J. McCullough, MD View
Role of Esophageal Stents in Benign and Malignant Disease February 2010 Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG Richard A. Kozarek, MD, FACG View
Ulcerative Colitis in Adults March 2010 Asher Kornbluth, MD David B. Sachar, MD, MACG View
Management of Patients with Ulcer Bleeding March 2012 Loren A. Laine, MD, FACG Dennis M. Jensen, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association June 2012 Naga P. Chalasani MD, FACG Zobair Younossi, MD, FACG, Joel E. Lavine, MD, PhD, Anna Mae Diehl, MD, Elizabeth M. Brunt, MD, Kenneth Cusi, MD, Michael Charlton, MD, Arun J. Sanyal, MD View
Guidelines for Colonoscopy Surveillance After Screening and Polypectomy: A Consensus Update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer 3 September 2012 David A. Lieberman, MD, FACG Douglas K. Rex, MD, MACG, Sidney J. Winawer, MD, MACG, Francis M. Giardiello, MD, David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG View
An Update on Treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: 2011 1 January 2013 Marc G. Ghany, M.D. David R. Nelson, MD, Doris B. Strader, MD, David L. Thomas, MD, Leonard B. Seeff View
Management of Gastroparesis January 2013 Michael Camilleri, MD, FACG Henry P. Parkman, MD, FACG, Mehnaz A. Shafi, MD, Thomas L. Abell, MD, Lauren Gerson, MD, MSc, FACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease March 2013 Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG Lauren B. Gerson, MD, MSc, FACG, Marcelo F. Vela, MD, MSCR, FACG View
Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infections April 2013 Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG, David G. Binion, MD, Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, MD, MPH, Scott R. Curry, MD, Peter H. Gilligan, PhD, Lynne V. McFarland, PhD, Mark Mellow, MD, FACG, and Brian S. Zuckerbraun, MD View
Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease May 2013 Alberto Rubio-Tapia, MD Ivor D. Hill, MD, FACG, Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG, Audrey H. Calderwood, MD, and Joseph A, Murray, MD, FACG View
Evidenced Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Esophageal Eosinophilia and Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) May 2013 Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH Nirmala Gonsalves, MD, Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG, Glenn T. Furuta, MD, Chris A. Liacouras, MD, and David A. Katzka, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia August 2013 Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc, FACG John E. Pandolfino, MD, MSCI, FACG, and Marcelo F. Vela, MD, MSCR, FACG View
Management of Acute Pancreatitis September 2013 Scott M. Tenner, MD, MPH, FACG John Baillie, MB, ChB, FRCP, FACG, John M. DeWitt, MD, FACG, and Santhi Swaroop Vege, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury July 2014 Naga P. Chalasani, MD, FACG Paul H. Hayashi, MD, Herbert L. Bonkovsky, MD, FACG, Victor J. Navarro, MD, William M. Lee, MD, FACG, and Robert J. Fontana, MD View
Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders August 2014 Arnold Wald, MD, MACG Adil E. Bharucha, MBBS, MD, Bard C. Cosman, MD, MPH, FASCRS and William E. Whitehead, PhD, MACG View


1. The ACG jointly developed and/or endorsed this guideline with AASLD.

2. This guideline was jointly developed by the American Cancer Society, the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American College of Radiology.

3. This guideline was jointly developed by the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.