Pankaj Jay Pasricha

Professor, Academic


Who is Pankaj Jay Pasricha?

Recruited from Stanford University, where he was chief of gastroenterology for five years, Dr. Pasricha is leading the establishment of the Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology. Patients with motility disorders as well as diseases ranging from Parkinsons to Autism, and diabetes to obesity, stand to benefit from his research, which focuses on clinical disorders associated with gastroenterological motility, the biology of the enteric nervous system and visceral pain, neural stem cells and technology development associated with endoscopic research and advancements.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Pasricha has been credited with more than 30 patents for novel gastrointestinal diagnosis and treatment methods. His extensive publications on the enteric nervous system and gut-brain axis have garnered global attention.

Dr. Pasricha practices at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

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Also known as
  • Pankaj J. Pasricha
  • Pankaj Pasricha
  • Doctor of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
    ( - 1982)
  • Division Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University
    (2007 - 2012)
  • Director of the Center for Neurogastroenterology, Johns Hopkins University
    (2013 - )
  • Director, GI Division, University of Texas Medical Branch
    (1997 - 2007)

on July 23, 2013


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