Dr. Shobha N. Joshi, MD

Dr. Shobha N. Joshi, MD

Transplant Hepatology | Female | 69 years old

Dr. Shobha Joshi joined Ochsner Clinic Foundation as Director of Hepatology Research and Transplant Hepatologist in 2008. She received her medical degree from the University of Bombay, India, and completed her internal medicine training at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and LSU Affiliated Program. She completed a clinical and research gastroenterology fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri, where she conducting research and cared for liver transplant and 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. Dr. Joshi has continued her clinical and research work at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic since moving to New Orleans.Read more

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Dr. Shobha Joshi joined Ochsner Clinic Foundation as Director of Hepatology Research and Transplant Hepatologist in 2008. She received her medical degree from the University of Bombay, India, and completed her internal medicine training at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and LSU Affiliated Program. She completed a clinical and research gastroenterology fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri, where she conducting research and cared for liver transplant and 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. Dr. Joshi has continued her clinical and research work at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic since moving to New Orleans.Read more

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Specialties

  • Transplant Hepatology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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Education

  • Medical School
    Seth G. S. Medical College/University Of Bombay, India

    Graduated in 1970

  • Internship Hospital
    Somerset Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Sinai Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Tulane University Hospitals

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Transplant Hepatology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Joshi's Care Philosophy

Dr. Shobha Joshi joined Ochsner Clinic Foundation as Director of Hepatology Research and Transplant Hepatologist in 2008. She received her medical degree from the University of Bombay, India, and completed her internal medicine training at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and LSU Affiliated Program. She completed a clinical and research gastroenterology fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri, where she conducting research and cared for liver transplant and 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. Dr. Joshi has continued her clinical and research work at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic since moving to New Orleans.