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Sushama Gundlapalli, M.D.

“My father, a physician, played a large role in my initial interest in the field of medicine. His struggle with a gastrointestinal illness and my close personal involvement with his care later led me to my focus in gastroenterology.”

“Through experience, I’ve learned that relationships are the key to excellent care. I evaluate patients’ symptoms by taking into account the person as a whole, rather than treating a specific complaint. My objective is to provide excellent healthcare to each and every one of my patients and to help educate them about their illness through open communication.”

 

Clinical Interests:

  • General Gastroenterology
  • Crohns Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • IBS
  • Anorectal Motility
  • Obesity Medicine

Procedures:

  • EGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • PEG placement
  • BRAVO placement
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Hemorrhoidal Banding

Sushama Gundlapalli, M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Education
  • MD: Rosalind Franklin University/The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • MS: Applied Physiology, Rosalind Franklin University/ The Chicago Medical School
  • BA: Biological Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Training
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Internship: Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Board Certification
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Professional Organizations
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Diplomate of The American Board of Obesity Medicine

Suburban Gastroenterology