Mandeep S. Sawhney, MD, MS, an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School, has joined the Division of Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
A resident of Newton, Sawhney is a clinician and researcher with experience in therapeutic endoscopy. His particular areas of expertise include endoscopic ultrasound for gastrointestinal and mediastinal malignancies, and for pancreatic and biliary diseases. His research interests include colon cancer screening and surveillance and outcomes in gastrointestinal endoscopy.
At BIDMC, he will be working extensively with Ram Chuttani, MD, chief of interventional gastroenterology and director of endoscopy, and Douglas Pleskow, MD, director, colon cancer center and co-director of endoscopy, in the Center for Advanced Endoscopy.
Sawhney received his medical degree from the University College of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He did his resident training in internal medicine, and was chief resident, at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed fellowship training in gastroenterology at Washington University in St. Louis and he holds a masters of science degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Prior to coming to BIDMC, Sawhney was an attending gastroenterologist at the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and a clinical scholar at the Center of Clinical and Epidemiological Research in Minneapolis.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a major patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and ranks third in National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals nationwide. BIDMC is clinically affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center and is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.