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Vivek Rudrapatna

MD PhD

Gastroenterologist
Data nerd and chaat-snacking fanatic

About me

Dr. Vivek Rudrapatna is a gastroenterologist who specializes in caring for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a condition that has affected his own life. He is also a physician-scientist, a doctor particularly focused on medical research.

Rudrapatna's research applies data mining and artificial intelligence technologies to health care data in order to uncover information that could improve decision making and lead to better outcomes for patients.

Rudrapatna earned his medical degree and a doctorate in cancer genetics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at UCSF.

In a "former life," Rudrapatna was a semiprofessional Carnatic (Indian classical) violinist who founded the group Saptaswara, a fusion ensemble blending the sounds of gypsy jazz guitar, bluegrass mandolin, Western violin and north Indian tabla.

  • Education

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    Baylor College of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2016

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Gastroenterology, 2020

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

I remember how relieved I was when my IBD went into remission. I became a gastroenterologist to help other IBD patients get their lives back, too.

Endoscopy at Parnassus

505 Parnassus Ave., Room L-103
San Francisco, CA 94143-1007

Gastroenterology at Mount Zion

1701 Divisadero St., Suite 120
San Francisco, CA 94115

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