Yash Choksi, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Research Description

Yash Choksi is a Clinical Instructor in Gastroenterology. He grew up in Middle TN, left briefly for college (go Blue Devils!), and returned to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt for medical school, internal medicine residency, and gastroenterology fellowship as a member of the Physician Scientist Training Program (Harrison Society). His research interests include defining the role of eosinophils in esophageal cancers and the role of oxidative stress in eosinophilic esophagitis.

Brief Description

Yash Choksi was born in Nashville, TN and grew up in middle Tennessee. After attending college at Duke University, he returned to Nashville for medical school, and he then completed both medical school and residency at Vanderbilt University. Currently, he is a second year gastroenterology fellow and is a member of the Harrison Society. He previously worked in the Williams' lab from 2010-2011 and is excited to rejoin. He will be working on different wound healing models in both the colon and the esophagus. 



MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
BS - Duke University