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Shobha Joshi, MD


Dr. Joshi received her medical degree from the University of Bombay, India. After completing her Internal Medicine training at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and LSU Affiliated Program, she did her clinical and research Gastroenterology fellowship at Tulane University and the University of Pittsburgh. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine, where in addition to doing basic research, she took care of liver transplant patients and general hepatology patients. She was involved in the development of a hepatitis B drug and has participated in multiple clinical trials for the treatment of hepatitis B, C and encephalopathy. Since moving to New Orleans, she continued her clinical and research work at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic. In December 2008, Dr. Joshi joined Ochsner Clinic Foundation as Director of Hepatology Research and Transplant Hepatologist.

By Shobha Joshi, MD