Dr. Saurabh Chawla did his medical school and surgical residency in New Delhi, India at the University of Delhi, which is recognized as one of the top medical universities in India. After coming to the US, he did his Internal Medicine residency at the famous Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL where he won numerous awards for academic and clinical excellence. He then went on to become the Chief Medical Resident at Cook County which is one of the largest and the busiest clinical training programs in the country. He stayed on in Chicago to complete his gastroenterology fellowship training at Cook County following which he came to the Emory University School of Medicine for additional training in Interventional Endoscopy. He is currently faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine and the Director of Endoscopy at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Dr. Chawla is an academic gastroenterologist actively involved in Medical School teaching, resident and fellow training in Gastroenterology and clinical research. He has several original publications including research studies, review articles and book chapters and has presented extensively at various national and international conferences. He is on the editorial board of a gastroenterology journal and committees of various international national and regional gastroenterology societies. His clinical interests include medical education, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer and disparities research in gastrointestinal cancers.