Assistant Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital
Founder and Medical Director, Digestive Center for Women
Dr. Robynne Chutkan is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and her medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Columbia and also served as Chief Resident. She did her fellowship in Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
In 2004 Dr. Chutkan founded the Digestive Center for Women, an integrative practice that incorporates nutritional optimization, exercise and stress reduction as part of the therapeutic approach to digestive diseases. Dr. Chutkan is a former Board member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and currently chairs their Public and Member Outreach Committee. Her clinical areas of interest include inflammatory bowel diseases, irritable bowel syndrome, video capsule endoscopy, nutrition and weight management.
Dr. Chutkan has authored dozens of journal articles and book chapters and has been a featured lecturer throughout the United States and Europe. She has served as a medical consultant for Discovery Health Channel and National Geographic and has been a frequent guest on The Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Chutkan is the founder of Gutrunners, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving digestive health through diet and exercise. She is an avid snowboarder and marathon runner and enjoys vinyasa yoga. She is passionate about helping her patients live not just longer, but better.