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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Sumona Saha, MD is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is board certified in internal medicine and a specialist in Gastroenterology. She is the first physician in the country to complete a training program in gastroenterology with a specific focus on women's health. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Her clinical interests are in inflammatory bowel disease and GI disorders in pregnancy. Dr. Saha is also a scholar with the Center for Women's Health Research at the University of Wisconsin and is funded by the NIH to conduct interdisciplinary research on women with inflammatory bowel disease.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Digestive Health Center
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Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Gastroenterology at Rhode Island Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital, Providence, RI

Residency Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Medical School Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, 2002

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PubMed Articles
Saha S . Medication Management in the Pregnant IBD Patient. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb 21;
[PubMed ID: 28220777]
Nair VA Beniwal-Patel P Mbah I Young BM Prabhakaran V Saha S . Structural Imaging Changes and Behavioral Correlates in Patients with Crohn's Disease in Remission. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016;10:460
[PubMed ID: 27695405]
Caldera F Saha S Wald A Cooley DM Zhao YQ Li Z Bartels CM . Comparing guideline-based care quality for inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis patients within a medical home. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Jun;10(6):759-66
[PubMed ID: 27029237]
Taleban S Gundogan F Chien EK Degli-Esposti S Saha S . Placental inflammation is not increased in inflammatory bowel disease. Ann Gastroenterol. 2015 Oct-Dec;28(4):457-63
[PubMed ID: 26423206]
Saha S Zhao YQ Shah SA Esposti SD Lidofsky S Shapiro J Leleiko N Bright R Law M Moniz H Samad Z Merrick M Sands BE . Body image dissatisfaction in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Feb;21(2):345-52
[PubMed ID: 25569736]
Beniwal-Patel P Saha S . The role of integrin antagonists in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2014 Dec;14(12):1815-23
[PubMed ID: 25288228]
Saha S Zhao YQ Shah SA Esposti SD Lidofsky S Salih S Bright R Law M Moniz H Flowers N Merrick M Sands BE . Menstrual cycle changes in women with inflammatory bowel disease: a study from the ocean state Crohn's and colitis area registry. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Mar;20(3):534-40
[PubMed ID: 24451220]
Saha S Midtling E Roberson E Nair VA Wald A Reichelderfer M . Dysmenorrhea in women with Crohn's disease: a case-control study. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Jun;19(7):1463-9
[PubMed ID: 23598814]
Saha S Psonak A Craighead MA Colsen C Kalra A LaBarbera D . Patient and referring provider satisfaction with a gastrointestinal consultation clinic for pregnant patients. WMJ. 2013 Apr;112(2):65-8
[PubMed ID: 23758017]
Saha S Wald A . Safety and efficacy of immunomodulators and biologics during pregnancy and lactation for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2012 Nov;11(6):947-57
[PubMed ID: 22954378]
Lee NM Saha S . Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2011 Jun;40(2):309-34, vii
[PubMed ID: 21601782]
Saha S Roberson E Richie K Lindstrom MJ Esposti SD Wald A . Women's health training in gastroenterology fellowship: a national survey of fellows and program directors. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Mar;56(3):751-60
[PubMed ID: 21267780]
Saha S Manlolo J McGowan CE Reinert S Degli Esposti S . Gastroenterology consultations in pregnancy. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Mar;20(3):359-63
[PubMed ID: 21323581]
Saha S Esposti SD . Meeting the need for women's health training in gastroenterology: creation of a women's digestive disorders program at Brown University. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 Jul;19(7):1409-15
[PubMed ID: 20509790]
Saha S Esposti SD . Reproductive issues in inflammatory bowel disease. Med Health R I. 2009 Apr;92(4):148-51
[PubMed ID: 19452759]