Department of Medicine
Tenzin Choden is a board-certified gastroenterologist who specializes in inflammatory bowel diseases. Her clinical interests include ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and checkpoint inhibitor colitis. Her primary research interests involve studying various aspects of the care of older patients with inflammatory bowel disease, such as frailty, medication management, and cancer surveillance. She is actively engaged in teaching residents and fellows, and serves on the Training Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology.
Her research has been published in Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Therapeutic Advances in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Choden received her MD from Eastern Virginia Medical School, and completed a residency in internal medicine and a gastroenterology fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC, where she was named chief fellow. She then completed an advanced fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease at the University of Chicago.