Bay Area Gastroenterology-Houston Astoria
11920 Astoria Blvd
Houston, TX 77089
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
I chose gastroenterology because the scope and canvas of this specialty is very broad and as a physician, it gives you a wide variety of ways to treat and help your patients. It is a very exciting field to be in to make a difference in your patients’ lives.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Given my extra year of training and board certification in transplant hepatology, I have a passion regarding diseases of the liver. I also have a special interest and focus in treatment of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
Where did you study?
Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Residency in Internal Medicine: St. Louis University
Fellowship in Gastroenterology: St. Louis University
Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology: St. Louis University
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy traveling with my family and taking our little daughter to the parks, museums, and zoo. I love to stay physically fit, exercise, and meditate.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
Graduated from medical school among the top 5 of my graduating class
Passed Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology among top 1% of applicants
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Please list your professional affiliations.
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Abdominal Pain, Acid Reflux, Bleeding or Blood in the Stool, Bloating, Celiac Disease, Colitis, Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Polyps, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis, Diarrhea, Dysphagia, GERD, EGD, Endoscopy, IBD, IBS, Lactose Intolerance, Peptic Ulcers, Ulcerative Colitis