“I would like my patients to describe me as their go-to person to discuss their healthcare issues and who will be by them throughout their treatment processes.”
Subhajit Mukherjee, MD, PhD, is a gastroenterologist and hepatologist with extensive clinical and research training.
Language(s) - English, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu
Subhajit Mukherjee, MD, PhD, is a distinguished physician with a remarkable journey that spans continents and medical achievements. Born and raised in the vibrant city of Kolkata, India, he embarked on his medical path at the esteemed Calcutta Medical College, Asia’s oldest medical institution. Driven by a passion for translational medical research and advanced healthcare, he ventured to the United States, where he earned his PhD in inflammatory bowel disease from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. His pursuit of excellence continued through an internal medicine residency and a gastroenterology fellowship at the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Mukherjee’s motivation to pursue a healthcare career was rooted in a profound desire to impact people’s lives positively. With an unwavering commitment to providing compassionate care and preventing debilitating illnesses, he became a physician. His specialization in gastroenterology was driven by the intricate nature of the field, combining clinical medicine with interventions that can save lives and enhance their quality. His deep interest in managing and curing inflammatory bowel disease has become a driving force within his practice.
As a gastroenterologist and hepatologist, Dr. Mukherjee is characterized by his patient-centric approach. His care philosophy revolves around attentive listening, treating patients as family, and ensuring their active participation in decision-making. He articulates this philosophy by stating, “My patients can expect me to be one of their family members who is taking care of their healthcare-related issues.” He envisions himself as a healthcare ally, guiding patients through their treatment journey. Dr. Mukherjee also finds reward in empowering patients and witnessing positive outcomes, such as his successful endoscopic removal of an early-stage cancerous colonic growth, sparing the patient from chemotherapy and surgery.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Mukherjee enjoys exploring the world through travel, cherishing time with his family, and learning new technological and scientific advancements outside of his work.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2015-2018
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Bronx), James J. Peters Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2012-2015
PhD, Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2012; MS, Biomedical Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2008; MBBS, University of Calcutta, Calcutta Medical College – Kolkata, West Bengal, India, 2003
CHI Mercy Medical Center, Roseburg, OR, 2018-2023
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology