- Gastrointestinal Disorders in Pregnancy
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Sumona Saha is a faculty member in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology within the Department of Medicine. She is the lead physician at the UW Health Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic and Director of the Gastrointestinal Disorders in Pregnancy Clinic. Dr. Saha is a member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association, and a Charter member of the AGA’s Academy of GI and Liver Educators Advisory Board.
She is the first physician in the country to complete a training program in gastroenterology with a specific focus on women's health. Her clinical interests are in inflammatory bowel disease and GI disorders in pregnancy.
Education & credentials
- Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
Gastroenterology, Rhode Island Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital, Providence, RI
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Research and publications
Dr. Saha was a recipient of the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health K1-12 award. She has conducted multiple studies evaluating the impact of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) on various aspect of women's health including menstrual function, body image and sexual function. She has also investigated fertility issues in patients with IBD. She is the site principal investigator for several longitudinal, observational studies in patients with IBD as well as for several clinical trials involving novel therapies for IBD.