Bayhealth Gastroenterology Program is Expanding at the Sussex Campus

Bayhealth Gastroenterology Program is Expanding at the Sussex Campus

Monday, November 4, 2019 |

Bayhealth Gastroenterology, Sussex Campus is pleased to welcome three new providers to the specialty clinics at Bayhealth Outpatient Center, Sussex Campus. Shruti Patel, MD, and Vineet Gudsoorkar, MD, joined Gautamy Chitiki Dhadham, MD, in the practice. Nurse Practitioner Tiffany Edwards, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, also joined the physicians earlier in 2019. Both Dr. Patel and Dr. Gudsoorkar specialize in treating problems of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts, and liver. They are trained in various diagnostic gastrointestinal procedures, including endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr. Dhadham joined Bayhealth Gastroenterology in 2015. Since then she has helped to grow the program at Bayhealth Gastroenterology, Sussex Campus. Dr. Dhadham has immense expertise as an advanced therapeutic gastroenterologist. She specializes in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatopgraphy (ERCP). EUS is a minimally invasive diagnostic procedure used to assess the digestive tract and other organs such as the pancreas. The ERCP procedure is used to diagnose and treat conditions such as gallstones, acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis. Dr. Dhadham earned her medical degree at Sri Venkata Sai Medical College, Mahabubnagar in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in Paterson, New Jersey. Additionally, Dr. Dhadham completed her fellowship in gastroenterology at Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences in South Orange, New Jersey. Dr. Dhadham pursued further fellowship training in advanced gastroenterology, where she specialized in endoscopic oncology diagnostics, mastering the EUS procedure, and therapeutics at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Gudsoorkar comes to Bayhealth from Houston Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College in Houston, Texas. During his residency he served as chief resident in their Department of Internal Medicine, and then completed his gastroenterology fellowship there. He holds a bachelor of medicine and surgery from Terna Medical College, Maharashtra University of Health Science in India. Dr. Gudsoorkar has a clinical interest in inflammatory bowel disease, closely monitoring and providing long-term care to patients with this condition.

Prior to coming to Bayhealth, Dr. Patel was at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York. There she did an internal medicine residency and completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology. She holds a medical degree from SBKS Medical Institute and Research Center in Vadodara, India.

Edwards holds a doctor of nursing practice degree from the University of Alabama. She received her nursing diploma from Beebe School of Nursing. Prior to joining the team at Bayhealth, Edwards worked at Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford, Delaware.

The practice is part of the Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of highly trained physicians, their clinical staff, and an administrative support team that operates practices throughout central and southern Delaware. All three physicians and the nurse practitioner see patients in the Bayhealth Gastroenterology, Sussex Campus practice located at 100 Wellness Way in Milford, Delaware 19963. To schedule an appointment, please call 302-393-5006, or visit Bayhealth.org/Medical-Group for more information.