Dr. Ira Willner is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is also the director of the fellowship training program for gastroenterology and hepatology.
Dr. Willner completed his medical degree (M.D.) at the SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse, New York in 1990. He then completed a two-year fellowship in gastroenterology at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York in 1995, followed by a one-year fellowship in liver disease at the University of Tennessee in 1996. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Dr. Willner is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, European Association for the Study of the Liver, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Additionally, Dr. Willner was awarded the Department of Internal Medicine attending of the year in 2000.
Dr. Willner’s clinical interests include liver disease, treatment of portal hypertension, and viral hepatitis.