Faculty Profile

Sushila Dalal
Section of Gastroenterology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Dalal's research interest is focused on the impact of the intestinal microbiota on host gene expression and development of inflammation. In particular, she has been studying the development of changes in the microbiota and host gene expression in ulcerative colitis patients who have undergone colectomy and creation of an ileal pouch.

Clinical Interests

Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease , Preconception counseling and care for pregnant and postpartum IBD patients


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  • BA, 2002, Dartmouth College, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • MD, 2006, The University of Chicago, Medicine
  • Residency, 2009, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2013, University of Chicago, Gastroenterology