Treatment & Services
- 24-Hour Esophageal pH Test
- 48-hour Bravo Esophageal pH Test
- Achalasia Balloon Dilation
- Achalasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
- Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
- Blood Tests
- Cancer Screening
- Clinical Gastroenterology
- Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
- Diagnostic Endoscopy
- Endoscopic Cancer Therapy
- Endoscopic Dilation
- Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
- Endoscopic Treatment Of Strictures
- Esophageal Band Ligation
- Esophageal Dilation
- Esophageal Motility Testing
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Hydrogen Breath Test
- Motility Catheter Placement
- pH And Impedance Monitoring
- Pyloric Dilatation
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Variceal Band Ligation
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Colon Polyps
- Colonic Neoplasia
- Colorectal Cancer
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Diseases
- Foreign Body Ingestion
- Fundic Gland Polyps
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- GI Bleeding
- Heliocobactor Pylori
- Hiatal Hernia
- Large Intestine Cancer
- Microscopic Colitis
- Swallowing Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Jacobi Medical Center
Bronx, NY USA
Internship - Jacobi Medical Center
Bronx, NY USA
Medical School - Gandhi Medical College, University of Health Sciences
Undergraduate - St. Anne's in Women's College
- Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Barrett's Esophagus, celiac disease, Crohn's Disease, clinical gastroenterology, colon cancer screening, colonic neoplasia, Colonoscopy, colorectal cancer screening strategies, Diagnostic and therapeutic EGD (upper endoscopy) and colonoscopy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, general gastroenterology, GERD, advanced procedures in endoscopy
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 11/22/2016, Dr. Thota has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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91 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.6|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
4 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jun 5, 2017
Dr. Thota went out of her way to answer all my questions and concerns.
Reviewed on Oct 18, 2016
Dr. helped me find the right surgeon to help me.
Reviewed on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Thota for all practical purposes may have saved my life by treating the issue I had. She and her staff are at the top of my list when it comes to providing the care I needed.
Reviewed on Sep 22, 2016
Dr Thota asked me if it was okay for a PA to be in the room - the answer was "yes." I firmly believe in training the next 'crop,' and anyone learning shadowing Dr Thota will learn from the best.
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