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Sharad I. Wadhwani


Pediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist
Clinical researcher, outdoor enthusiast and aspiring chef

About me

Dr. Sharad I. Wadhwani is a pediatric gastroenterologist and liver specialist who cares for children with gastrointestinal diseases and children undergoing liver transplantation.

Wadhwani's research focuses on understanding how social adversity impacts the care children following a liver transplant. His goal is to identify ways in which health care systems can improve outcomes for these patients.

Wadhwani earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, where he also earned a master of public health degree. He completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and a fellowship in pediatric transplant hepatology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco.

  • Education

    Tufts University School of Medicine, MD, 2011

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 2014

  • Fellowships

    Cincinnati Children's, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2019

    UCSF, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, 2020

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

It is my greatest privilege to care for children with gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders, and to partner with families on family-centered care.

Where I see patients (4)

    Decorative Caduceus

    HEalth Advocate for Liver Transplant - Pilot

    The investigators will administer a survey of caregiver experiences at study enrollment and at the end of the intervention to assess for changes in caregiver experience with the transplant team. These questions will focus on exper...


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    Decorative Caduceus

    Social & Contextual Impact on Children Undergoing Liver Transplantation


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    Soothing the soul

    Our music therapy program nurtures patients with bedside serenades, rap workshops and more.

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