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Jasmohan Bajaj

Jasmohan S. Bajaj MBBS, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia

Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MBBS, MD, MS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA. He is a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Bajaj earned his MBBS from Delhi University at Maulana Azad Medical College. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Delhi University at Maulana Azad Medical College and internal medicine residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn. He furthered his medical training with a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, then went on to earn an MS in epidemiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

Active in research, Dr. Bajaj has served as a principal investigator or co-investigator for numerous clinical trials in areas such as hepatic encephalopathy, chronic liver disease and microbiome. Dr Bajaj’s research has been funded through the NIH, US Veterans Affairs and American College of Gastroenterology. His work has been published inGastroenterology, Hepatology, the American Journal of Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation, among others. Dr Bajaj is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology and Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Liver International. Dr. Bajaj frequently presents his work on hepatic encephalopathy and chronic liver disease nationally and internationally at meetings, grand rounds, and symposia and is a member of the Hepatic Encephalopathy Guidelines Writing Committee. He is also a member of several medical associations, including the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr Bajaj was the prior the Chairperson of the Acute-on-Chronic Liver failure Special Interest Group at the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and is currently the Chair of the North American Consortium for Study of End-stage Liver Disease.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. PPI and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis