Kimberly Viskocil

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Administrator Info
Name: GI Division
Phone: 612-625-8999
Mail: 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 36, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Dr. Viskocil is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She is originally from Wisconsin and her undergraduate education was at the University of Iowa. She moved to the Twin Cities to attend medical school at the University of Minnesota. She completed her internal medicine residency training at the University of Minnesota and stayed on as a Chief Resident focusing on resident education. Her gastroenterology fellowship was done at the University of Minnesota as well.Dr. Viskocil has several areas of focus including educating future physicians and treating disorders of the gut-brain interaction, such as IBS. Chronic gastrointestinal illnesses, such as these, require a team-based approach to care. Our patient-centered care aims to meet the personal needs of each patient, assist in management of daily symptoms, and improve overall quality of life.

Teaching Summary

Course Director; Gastroenterology; Health and Human Diseases; Year 2 Medical School

Clinical Summary

Disorders of the Gut-Brain Interaction (Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders)


MD, University of Minnesota

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Residency
University of Minnesota
Internal Medicine, Residency
University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

Honors and Recognition

Top Doctor - Rising Star, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine (2018- 2020)

Professional Memberships

American Gastroenterological Association, Member
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Kerdsirichairat, T ; Shaukat, A ; Trottier, B ; Viskocil, K ; Mesa, H ; Abraham, J. Sclerosing Mesenteritis: A New Cause of Chylous Leaks? American Journal Of Gastroenterology. 2012 Oct, Vol.107 Suppl 1, pp.S122-S123,
Pocha C, Roat J, Viskocil, K. Immune-mediated colitis: important to recognize and treat. J Crohns Colitis. 2014 Feb;8(2):181-2.,
Khoruts A, Rank KM, Newman KM, Viskocil K, Vaughn BP, Hamilton MJ, Sadowsky MJ. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Affects the Outcome of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Oct;14 (10):1433-8.,
Khoruts, A ; Rank, Km ; Viskocil, K ; Newman, Km. Diagnostic Value of Colonoscopy in Patients Receiving Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Treatment of Refractory Clostridium difficile Infection. Gastroenterology. 2015 Apr, Vol.148(4) Suppl 1, pp.S729-S729.,
Montassier, E ; Al-Ghalith, Ga ; Hillmann, B ; Viskocil, K ; Kabage, Aj ; Mckinlay, CE ; Sadowsky, Mj ; Khoruts, A ; Knights, D. CLOUD: a non-parametric detection test for microbiome outliers. Microbiome, 2018 Aug 6, Vol.6.,