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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.



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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology, 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

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PubMed Articles
Roy Paladhi U Harb AH Daniel SG Dawwas GK Schnellinger EM Wollack C Aberra FN Bewtra M Green JA Klaproth JA Lichtenstein GR Saxena A Berera S Buchner A Mehta SJ Osterman MT Rashid F Tomov V Caldera F Sumona S Mahadevan U Roy A Nessel L Wu GD Bittinger K Lewis JD The Impact of Introducing Patient-Reported Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms via Electronic Survey on Clinic Visit Length, Patient and Provider Satisfaction, and the Environment Microbiome. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2021 Jan 16;
[PubMed ID: 33452800]
Guttuso T Jr Messing S Tu X Mullin P Shepherd R Strittmatter C Saha S Thornburg LL Effect of gabapentin on hyperemesis gravidarum: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM . 2021 Jan;3(1):100273
[PubMed ID: 33451591]
Olaiya B Renelus BD Filon M Saha S Trends in Morbidity and Mortality Following Colectomy Among Patients with Ulcerative Colitis in the Biologic Era (2002-2013): A Study Using the National Inpatient Sample. Dig Dis Sci . 2020 Jul 16;
[PubMed ID: 32676826]
Lee AS Hubers J Osman F Caldera F Saha S Don't Be Blue: A Case Series Describing Colonoscope Damage After Chromoendoscopy for Surveillance of Dysplasia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2020 May 12;26(6):e54
[PubMed ID: 32249905]
Caldera F Hillman L Saha S Wald A Grimes I Zhang Y Sharpe AR Reichelderfer M Hayney MS Immunogenicity of High Dose Influenza Vaccine for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Anti-TNF Monotherapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2020 Mar 4;26(4):593-602
[PubMed ID: 31504526]
Hou J Dodd K Nair VA Rajan S Beniwal-Patel P Saha S Prabhakaran V Alterations in brain white matter microstructural properties in patients with Crohn's disease in remission. Sci Rep . 2020 Feb 7;10(1):2145
[PubMed ID: 32034257]
Shmidt E Saha S Sands BE Reply to Letter to the Editor of Dr. Lai and Colleagues. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2019 Nov 14;25(12):e166
[PubMed ID: 31622457]
Nair VA Dodd K Rajan S Santhanubosu A Beniwal-Patel P Saha S Prabhakaran V A Verbal Fluency Task-Based Brain Activation fMRI Study in Patients with Crohn's Disease in Remission. J Neuroimaging . 2019 Sep;29(5):630-639
[PubMed ID: 31134699]
Laine J Caldera F Saha S Beware Possible False-Positive QuantiFERON-TB Gold in IBD Patients who Have Undergone Tuberclulin Skin Testing. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2019 Aug 20;25(9):e105
[PubMed ID: 31077291]
Phillips PK Saha S Foley DP Iruretagoyena JI Said A Deficiencies in reproductive health counseling in liver transplant recipients. Clin Transplant . 2019 Aug;33(8):e13631
[PubMed ID: 31173406]
Shmidt E Suárez-Fariñas M Mallette M Moniz H Bright R Shah SA Merrick M Shapiro J Xu F Sands B Saha S A Longitudinal Study of Sexual Function in Women With Newly Diagnosed Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2019 Jun 18;25(7):1262-1270
[PubMed ID: 30726913]
Austin K Schoenberger H Sesto M Gaumnitz E Teo Broman A Saha S Musculoskeletal Injuries Are Commonly Reported Among Gastroenterology Trainees: Results of a National Survey. Dig Dis Sci . 2019 Jun;64(6):1439-1447
[PubMed ID: 30684073]
Hou J Mohanty R Nair VA Dodd K Beniwal-Patel P Saha S Prabhakaran V Alterations in resting-state functional connectivity in patients with Crohn's disease in remission. Sci Rep . 2019 May 15;9(1):7412
[PubMed ID: 31092855]
Austin K Wilson K Saha S Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Nutr Clin Pract . 2019 Apr;34(2):226-241
[PubMed ID: 30334272]
Mao EJ Sheibani S Martin C Bloomfeld RS Isaacs K Saha S Mahadevan U Preventive Health Care Among Postpartum Women With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Results From the PIANO Registry. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2019 Mar 14;25(4):797-802
[PubMed ID: 30256951]
Megna B Weiss J Ley D Saha S Pfau P Grimes I Li Z Caldera F Clear liquid diet before bowel preparation predicts successful chromoendoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Gastrointest Endosc . 2019 Feb;89(2):373-379.e2
[PubMed ID: 30339950]
Caldera F Misch EA Saha S Wald A Zhang Y Hubers J Megna B Ley D Reichelderfer M Hayney MS Immunosuppression Does Not Affect Antibody Concentrations to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci . 2019 Jan;64(1):189-195
[PubMed ID: 30317494]
Zhao YQ Laber EB Ning Y Saha S Sands BE Efficient augmentation and relaxation learning for individualized treatment rules using observational data. J Mach Learn Res . 2019;20
[PubMed ID: 31440118]
Herfarth H Barnes EL Valentine JF Hanson J Higgins PDR Isaacs KL Jackson S Osterman MT Anton K Ivanova A Long MD Martin C Sandler RS Abraham B Cross RK Dryden G Fischer M Harlan W Levy C McCabe R Polyak S Saha S Williams E Yajnik V Serrano J Sands BE Lewis JD Clinical Research Alliance of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Methotrexate Is Not Superior to Placebo in Maintaining Steroid-Free Response or Remission in Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology . 2018 Oct;155(4):1098-1108.e9
[PubMed ID: 29964043]
Caldera F Saha S Wald A Garmoe CA McCrone S Megna B Ley D Reichelderfer M Hayney MS Lower Sustained Diphtheria and Pertussis Antibody Concentrations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Dig Dis Sci . 2018 Jun;63(6):1532-1540
[PubMed ID: 29594970]