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Nirmala Gonsalves


Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nirmala  Gonsalves


Nirmala Gonsalves, MD, is Co-Director of the Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders Program and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Notre Dame, graduate studies at the Harvard University Extension School, and medical degree at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She then completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she joined the faculty in 2005.

Dr. Gonsalves has authored more than 60 publications and presented extensively at international society meetings, invited grand rounds, and symposia focusing on eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases. She serves as a steering committee member of the International Gastrointestinal Eosinophil Researchers and as a site principal investigator for the U54 Grant Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers, funded by the National Institutes of Health, with the mission to develop greater understanding of the pathophysiology of these disorders and improve the lives of patients.  She also serves as the Gastrointestinal Division Director of Faculty Development and Wellness at Northwestern and is a peer coach for the Department of Medicine. 

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