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Joga Ivatury, M.D., MHA

Education

M.D.
Medical College of Virginia

MHA, Health Services Administration
Medical College of Virginia

Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Surgery
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Fellowship, Colon & Rectal Surgery
University of Minnesota

About

Joga Ivatury, M.D., MHA, is an associate professor of surgery Dell Medical School and the inaugural chief of colon and rectal surgery at UT Health Austin. He is an experienced colon and rectal surgeon in advanced techniques in the treatment of colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and complex anorectal diseases.

Ivatury’s top-level research goal is to optimize colon and rectal cancer care while minimizing morbidity and maximizing quality of life. He engages in quantitative and qualitative research efforts on patient reported outcomes, shared decision making and patient education. He has developed EMR-integrated patient reported outcomes programs, patient education materials for rectal cancer (Rectal Cancer Education Project) and practice protocols to meet each unique patients’ needs. He is also especially interested in survivorship after rectal cancer treatment.

Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Surgeons
    Fellow
  • American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Fellow
  • Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
    Editorial Board Member
Awards & Honors
  • Arthur Naitove Distinguished Teaching Award
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock General Surgery Chief Residents, 2017