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Quan Nhu, MD

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Quan Nhu, MD
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Contact

Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-554-8880

Expertise

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Biography

Quan M. Nhu, MD, is a gastroenterologist who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Dr. Nhu has a strong clinical interest in inflammatory GI disorders, specifically eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), an inflammatory condition of the esophagus, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. His clinical interests also include other eosinophilic GI disorders (EGID’s) such as eosinophilic gastritis, eosinophilic enteritis and eosinophilic colitis, microscopic colitis including lymphocytic colitis and collagenous colitis, celiac disease and colon cancer prevention.  


As a gastroenterologist and physician-scientist, with advanced training in immunology and immunopathology, Dr. Nhu has had the opportunity to care for his patients from the viewpoints both as a clinician and as an immunologist. Dr. Nhu’s clinical care has been recognized by the Charles & Virginia Feld Award for Humanism in Medicine.  


Dr. Nhu is dually appointed as faculty at Scripps Research, where he currently holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine. Dr. Nhu’s translational research is driven by the clinical needs of his patients and centers on understanding the mechanisms of inflammation and tissue remodeling and fibrosis in EoE and developing novel, clinically relevant therapeutic agents for EoE and beyond. Dr. Nhu’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) and by Scripps Clinic and Scripps Foundation. Dr. Nhu’s research has been recognized by the Ruben F. Gittes MD Department of Medicine Chairman's Excellence in Research Awards and the American College of Gastroenterology Gender-based Research Award.  


Dr. Nhu is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers, and International Eosinophil Society. He serves on the AGA council for Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroenteritis: Translational or Basic section.  


In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and exploring San Diego.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2018

Medical Education

  • Ross University School of Medicine, MD, 2012

Residencies

  • Scripps Clinic, Internal Medicine, 2018
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