Amisha Ahuja, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Digestive and Liver Diseases
  • Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction

Biography

Amisha Ahuja, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in gastroenterology, particularly disorders of gut-brain interaction.

Dr. Ahuja earned her medical degree at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She received advanced training through a gastroenterology fellowship at Temple University Hospital. She also has a master’s degree in urban bioethics from Temple University.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Ahuja joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023.

She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Ahuja’s clinical and research interests include disorders of gut-brain interaction, medical ethics, medical humanities, and food as medicine. She has delivered numerous presentations, published several academic articles related to her areas of expertise, and has frequently written for the lay press.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (2013-2017)
  • Internship - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2017-2018)
  • Residency - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2017-2020), Internal Medicine
  • Other Post Graduate Training - Temple University (2021-2023)
  • Fellowship - Temple University Hospital (2020-2023), Gastroenterology
  • Undergraduate School - Wellesley College (2008-2012)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Research
  • Disorders of gut-brain interaction
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical humanities
  • Food as medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction

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