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Dinesh Pashankar, MD, MBA

Professor; Regional Medical Director, Yale Medicine; Physician Lead, Yale Clinical Optimization Service; Director, Pediatric IBD program, Pediatrics

Contact Information

Dinesh Pashankar, MD, MBA

Patient Care Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8064

    United States



Dr. Pashankar completed his basic medical training in India and in the UK. He completed fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology at BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. He has MBA in healthcare from Yale School of Management.

His clinical and research interest is in inflammatory bowel disease in children. He is the director of Yale Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. He runs a multidisciplinary Inflammatory Bowel disease clinic at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital in New Haven. He has published a number of clinical studies in pediatric gastroenterology and inflammatory bowel diseases.

He is a physician lead in Yale Clinical Optimization Service and works to improve efficiency in ambulatory operations of Yale Medicine clinical sections in pediatric and adult specialties. He has expertise in process and quality improvement. He is a regional medical director of Yale Medicine ambulatory services and oversees Yale Medicine clinics in New Haven region.

Education & Training

  • MBA
    Yale School of Management, Healthcare (2018)
  • MD
    Poona University (1990)
  • Fellow
    British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Canada
  • Senior Registrar
    St Bartholomew's Hospital, London
  • Resident
    Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, India

Departments & Organizations