Dr. Phatak received her medical degree from India and completed her Pediatric internship and residency at Goryeb Children’s hospital in NJ. She completed her fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Yale New Haven Children’s hospital. During fellowship, Dr Phatak's research focused on understanding the immune mechanisms in children with inflammatory bowel disease. She provides care to children with inflammatory bowel disease at the multidisciplinary pediatric IBD clinic on Tuesday mornings at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital in New Haven. Dr Phatak is the director of the pediatric gastrointestinal program at Norwalk pediatric subspecialty clinic. She performs video capsule endoscopies in children.