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Vikas Gupta, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Pathology; Associate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Vikas Gupta, MD/PhD

Lab Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), PO Box 208019

    New Haven, CT 06520-8019

    United States



Dr. Vikas Gupta is a physician-scientist interested in using basic science to understand the fundamental nature of disease and to translate these discoveries to patients. He received his MD and PhD from the Duke University School of Medicine where he studied organ regeneration in zebrafish. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and went to Weill Cornell Medical College for a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship. As a fellow, he used genetic mouse models to study lineage relationships between different liver mesenchymal cells and became interested in diseases of the biliary tree. The research goal of his lab is to comprehend the fundamental changes that lead to fibrosing and inflammatory disorders of the biliary tree.

Dr. Gupta is a practicing hepatologist who sees and treats patients with any liver disorder.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Weill Cornell Medical College (2020)
  • Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2016)
  • Internship
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2015)
  • MD/PhD
    Duke University School of Medicine (2014)
  • BS
    Pennsylvania State University, Biology (2007)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Early Career Investigator in Basic ScienceAASLD2020
Kellen Fellowship2019

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