Renuka Umashanker, MD, FACG

Dr. Umashanker practices in our Hamden, Guilford and Milford Offices. She is affiliated with Yale- New Haven Hospital/Saint Raphael Campus, Milford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital.

OFFICE LOCATIONS

  • Practices in Guilford
  • Practices in Hamden
  • Practices in Milford

SUBSPECIALTIES

  • Reflux / Barret's Esophagus /GERD
  • Celiac Disease
  • Crohn's and Colitis
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening *
  • Diseases of a Small Bowel
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Hemorrhoidal Disease *
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Liver Disorders/Hepatitis *
  • Women's Health *

*special interest

Dr. Umashanker was born in India and raised in New York City. She attended Hunter College in New York where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry and Psychology. She then received her M.D. from State University of New York at the Health Science Center in Brooklyn. After that, she completed her Internal Medicine residency and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center – UMDNJ.

Dr. Umashanker joined GCC in 1998 and served at the Chief of Gastroenterology at Milford Hospital from 2003-2004. Her special interests include colorectal cancer management, women's issues in gastroenterology, Hepatitis C along with other liver diseases and general gastrointestinal diseases.

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1992, Health Science Center Brooklyn, State University of New York
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Psychology, 1988, Hunter College

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • Board Certified Gastroenterology, 1998, 2008
  • Board Certified Internal Medicine, 1996

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • Clinical Fellowship, 1997-1998, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Fellowship, 1995-1997, University of Vermont
  • Internal Medicine Residency, 1992-1996, Robert Johnson Medical Center, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Medical Association
  • American Liver Foundation