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Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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photo Sudhir K. Narla, MD


Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, UPMC McKeesport Hospital

Director, Center for Digestive Disorders, UPMC McKeesport Hospital


Phone: 412-672-5766

Office: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition / UPMC McKeesport
UPMC McKeesport Hospital 1320 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
Phone: 412-672-5766
Fax: 412-672-8113
Education and Training
MD, Gandhi Medical College - India, 1974
BS, Nizam College - India, 1969
Internship - Flexible Intern, Gandhi Hospital - India, 1975
Internship - Internal Medicine, St. Agnes Medical Center - Philadelphia, PA, 1977
Internship - Psychiatry, Philadelphia State Hospital - Philadelphia, PA, 1978
Residency - Internal Medicine, McKeesport Hospital - McKeesport, PA, 1980
Fellowship - Gastroenterology, McKeesport Hospital - McKeesport, PA, 1982
Research Interest
As an assistant professor of medicine, Dr. Narla is interested in general gastroenterology research and participates in collaborative studies when opportunities arise.
Clinical Interest
Gastroenterology patient care.
Selected Publications:
Beniwal, R.S., Arena, V.C., Thomas, L., Narla, S., Imperiale, T.F., Chaudhry, R.A., Ahmad, U.A. A randomized trial of yogurt for prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2003; 48(10: 2077-82.
Notable Achievements
Fellow - American College of Physicians, 1993
Fellow - American College of Gastroenterology, 1991