Dr. Marcelo Kugelmas

MD, FAASLD, FACP, Hepatology

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