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Jay Pasricha, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Pankaj Jay Pasricha, M.B.B.S., M.D.

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  • Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology
  • Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Hindi


Gastroenterology, Motility Disorders, Neurogastroenterology more

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Recruited from Stanford University, where he was chief of gastroenterology for five years, Dr. Pasricha is leading the establishment of the Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology. Patients with motility disorders as well as diseases ranging from Parkinsons to Autism, and diabetes to obesity, stand to benefit from his research, which focuses on clinical disorders associated with gastroenterological motility, the biology of the enteric nervous system and visceral pain, neural stem cells and technology development associated with endoscopic research and advancements.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Pasricha has been credited with more than 30 patents for novel gastrointestinal diagnosis and treatment methods. His extensive publications on the enteric nervous system and gut-brain axis have garnered global attention.

Dr. Pasricha practices at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is also Professor of Innovation Management at the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business. more


  • Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology
  • Vice Chair of Medicine Innovation and Commercialization
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Neuroscience

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  • MD; All India Institute of Medical Sciences (1982)


  • Internal Medicine; All India Institute of Medical Sciences (1984)


  • Gastroenterology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1992)
  • Pulmonary Medicine; New England Medical Center (1990)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1988)

Research & Publications


Winged Biliary Stent
Patent # CA2182588 C | 2006

Endoscopic Device For Relief of Cryo-spray
Patent # DE69827804 T2 | 2005

Endoscopic Cryospray Device
Patent # US5846235 A | 1998

Endoscopic Cryospray Device
Patent # WO1998046148 A1 | 1998

Winged Biliary Stent
Patent # US5776160 A | 1998

Device For Treating Gastrointestinal Muscle Disorders And Other Smooth Muscle Dysfunction
Patent # US5674205 A | 1997

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Your Gut, Your Body and Your Brain: What happens when something goes wrong?

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Trust Your Gut — Gastroparesis Versus Functional Dyspepsia, Inside Tract (Spring, 2021)

Researchers Discover Death and Rebirth of the Gut Brain, Clinical Connection (Fall 2017)

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