About Trisha Pasricha, MD

Trisha Pasricha, MD, MPH, is a gastroenterologist and lead clinical of the MGH Parkinson’s Disease Gastrointestinal Clinic. She is an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the MGH Center for Neurointestinal Health. Dr. Pasricha specializes in disorders of brain-gut interaction and the gastrointestinal complications of neurodegenerative diseases.

Dr. Pasricha received her Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Osler Training program and gastroenterology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has also studied epidemiology and clinical research for which she received a Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. After finishing sub-specialty training in neurogastroenterology and motility at MGH, she joined faculty of the MGH Center for Neurointestinal Health.

Dr. Pasricha’s research interests are in the cellular and molecular underpinnings of disorders of gut-brain interaction, with a special emphasis on Parkinson’s disease. She is also a nationally published medical journalist who contributes regularly to The New York Times and The Washington Post on GI and health issues of interest to the public.


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Medical Education

  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital***
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital*

American Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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