Areas of Expertise
Gauree Gupta Konijeti, MD, is a gastroenterologist specializing in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, in San Diego. She trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, completed her internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more
Gauree Gupta Konijeti, MD, is a gastroenterologist specializing in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, in San Diego. She trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, completed her internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Konijeti sees patients at all stages of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, whether a new or longstanding diagnosis, as well as those with a history of J pouch, or ileal pouch anal anastomosis, Koch pouch, end ileostomy, and who need help planning pregnancy or nursing in the setting of IBD. She also has a strong interest in diet and nutrition in IBD. Dr. Konijeti sees her patients at every office visit and procedure. She also works closely with colorectal surgery, integrative medicine, nutrition, radiology, and enterostomal specialists and other specialists to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with IBD.
Dr. Konijeti’s other clinical interests include celiac disease, microscopic colitis (including lymphocytic colitis and collagenous colitis), colon cancer, eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis. She is also experienced with evaluating and treating diarrhea, constipation and abnormal liver tests.
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Konijeti is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct research in IBD at the Scripps Translational Science Institute and Scripps Clinic. She conducts research evaluating the role of diet and nutrition for IBD, as well genetics and epigenetics, epidemiology and cost-effective treatments for IBD, including fecal microbiota transplantation. Dr. Konijeti is a member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterological Association.
Dr. Konijeti is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care in a welcoming and therapeutic environment. She takes the time to listen to her patients and thoroughly explain testing and treatment options, so they can make informed decisions about their care.
When she is not caring for patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, traveling, yoga, biking, hiking, swimming and scuba diving.
Dr. Konijeti holds a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles and is head of the Scripps Clinic Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program.
- American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 2014
- American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2010
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD, 2007
- Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2010
- Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2014