Dr. Amber Charoen is a gastroenterologist specializing in small bowel disease such as celiac disease, chronic diarrhea and malabsorption, and in management of nutritional disorders resulting from gastrointestinal problems such as short bowel syndrome and intestinal malabsorption. She has a special interest in using video capsule endoscopy in diagnosing problems of the small bowel such as bleeding, ulcers and tumors. She also treats patients who have general gastroenterology conditions including irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation, and she performs colon cancer screenings.
Dr. Charoen completed medical school at Rangsit University in Thailand. She obtained residency training in internal medicine at the MetroWest Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine in Framingham, Massachusetts, then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Dr. Charoen’s translational research focuses on the applications of artificial intelligence in gastroenterology, especially regarding video capsule endoscopy with the goal to improve its efficiency and utility. Her clinical research focuses on celiac disease, short bowel syndrome and nutrition disorders.