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Marcelo Kugelmas, M.D., FAASLD, FACP

About Marcelo Kugelmas M.D., FAASLD, FACP

Dr. Marcelo Kugelmas received his medical degree with honors from the University of Buenos Aires. After completing his internship and internal medicine residency at University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Hospital in Los Angeles, he moved to Cleveland where he completed his gastroenterology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and served as Chief Fellow in 1995. He then moved to Lexington, Kentucky where he pursued further training in hepatology, liver transplantation and advanced endoscopy. Dr. Kugelmas remained there until 2000 as an assistant professor. He then moved to Colorado, where he joined the University of Colorado Liver section. 

Over the last 20 years Dr. Kugelmas’ main focus has been on the care of patients with liver diseases. He became an associate professor of medicine in 2004, before joining South Denver Gastroenterology. Dr. Kugelmas is a national lecturer on topics of chronic liver disease, has presented regularly at multiple gastroenterology, liver and transplantation annual meetings, and has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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Clinical Expertise

Liver Diseases


University of Buenos Aires, MD
Los Angeles County-University of Southern California, Residency, Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fellowship, Gastroenterology
University of Kentucky, Fellowship, Hepatology, Liver Transplantation and Advanced Endoscopy

Board Certifications and Socieites

American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Associations and Memberships

American College of Physicians
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association

Dr. Kugelmas was very honest with my assessment and was able to answer all my questions.

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Dr. Kugelmas is always wonderful to work with! His nurses and the front desk staff are also always friendly and helpful.

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Very welcoming and he was very thorough with his descriptions and examples of what was needed to be done which I liked a lot. After speaking with Dr. Kugelmas, I felt very reassured that I was getting the treatment I needed.

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