Gitanjali Vidyarthi, M.D.

Gitanjali Vidyarthi, M.D.

Biography

Dr. Gitanjali Vidyarthi graduated from Prince of Wales Medical College from India. She completed her residency at Prince George’s Medical Center in Maryland and her Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at North Shore University Hospital. There she received several house staff awards and Jaffin Award for her work in research.

Presently Dr. Vidyarthi is an active faculty member of the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition as well as an integral member of the GI staff of the James A. Haley V.A. Hospital of Tampa, Fl.

Clinical Interests

  • Endoscopic procedures and the safety and efficacy of different forms of sedation.
  • Esophageal Manometry .
  • Hepatitis C and Liver cancer complicating cirrhosis and chronic liver disease.
  • Genetics of Colon Cancer, genetic testing and counseling to high risk patients.
  • Quality Training of GI fellows for both endoscopy and clinical assessment.
  • Clinical Research and Innovation and has applied for patent for a medical device

Practice Locations

  • James A. Haley VA Hospital

Selected Publications

Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic Pseudocyst, Vidyarthi, G., Steinberg, S., Surgical Clinics of North America, 405-410, Vol. 81.2.

Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin in Patients with Co-Existing Chronic Hepatitis C and Active Psychiatric Illness Gastroenterol Vol 126, No 4 Suppl2

Wrote a chapter on Cholangitis in textbook Evidence at Hand. Editor Mark. Ebell.Publisher – John Wiley and sons.

Safety of conscious sedation during endoscopy for patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apneain a veteran population. Cited in GI and Hepatology News Vol5, No7, August 2010