Get to know Internist and Gastroenterologist Dr. Sudhir K. Dutta, who serves patients in Baltimore, Maryland.
Being a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist, Dr. Dutta’s focus is on treating patients with pancreaticobiliary disorders and nutritional disorders. At present, he serves as the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
Alongside his clinical role, he is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Coming from a family of doctors, Dr. Dutta earned his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India in 1970. Upon relocating to the United States, he completed his internship in internal medicine at Wayne State University. He was a resident at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia and received fellowship training at the University of Maryland. He also completed a research sabbatical in cellular and molecular biology at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.
A Master of the American College of Gastroenterology (MACG) and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which include the organs from mouth into anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this specialty. Physicians practicing in this field are called gastroenterologists.
Recognized as an expert in the fields of internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Dutta’s honors and awards include two Lawlor awards from the American College of Gastroenterology and the C. Lockard Conley Award of the American College of Physicians. In 2000, Baltimore magazine selected him as one of its Top Doctors. He is also the recipient of a Center for Disease Control grant for colon cancer screenings in Baltimore.
Happily married, he and his wife have two sons.
Learn More about Dr. Sudhir K. Dutta:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1619781-Sudhir-Dutta-Gastroenterologist or through LifeBridge Health, http://www.lifebridgehealth.org/Sinai/SinaiDivisionofGastroenterology.aspx
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