Meet Dr. Harish Gagneja
Dr. Harish Gagneja graduated from the Government Medical College, Guru Nanak Dev University in Punjab, India in 1990. He completed his internship and residency training at the Cleveland Clinic Health System affiliated hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio in 1997. He completed his Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo in 2000. Dr Gagneja was an Assistant Professor of Medicine as well as co-director of GI fellowship program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center before moving to Austin. He has practiced in Austin since 2002 and joined Austin Gastroenterolgy in 2004.
Dr. Gagneja was a lead interventional endoscopist at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has a special interest in colonoscopy, chromoendoscopy, resection of large and complex polyps, treatment of Barrett's esophagus with ablation and endoscopic mucosal resection, treatment of hemorrhoids and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis). Dr Gagneja has a keen interest in evaluating newer technologies in endoscopy/GI and incorporating these technologies in practice to help take care of his patients. Dr Gagneja is a recent past President of the Texas Society of Gastroenterolgy and Endoscopy and is Governor of the American College of Gastroenterology for South Texas region. Dr Gagneja is chosen at Texas Super Doctors by Texas Monthly magazine every year since 2012. Dr. Gagneja has presented at many national meetings and has authored many abstracts, manuscripts, and book chapters. Dr. Gagneja is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.
He maintains his academic interest and actively participates in teaching of medical students and residents of UT Dell Medical School in Austin, TX. He was chosen Consultant of the Year by the resident class of 2003-04. He strives to take care of his patients at the highest level of care and translates the complex world of medical jargons in simple to understand terms.
Medical Degree: Government Medical College, Guru Nanak Dev University in Punjab, India, 1990
Residency: Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Health System, 1997
Fellowship: Gastroenterology/Hepatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2000
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Gastroenterological Association
Texas Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
Texas Medical Association
Travis County Medical Society
Dr. Harish K.Gagneja, MD and his office staff were far beyond my expectations. Everyone answered all of my questions and helped me understand my diagnosis completely. All of my calls were returned and appointments were scheduled quickly. His whole staff worked like a team and left no loose ends. I'm very pleased with the cleanliness of all the facilities and clinics. I recommend his practice to anyone who needs his professional help. – BB
I don't have the words to express my feelings adequately. The first time I met Dr. Gagneja was in the hospital 6 or 7 years ago. He has been my doctor ever since. If it were not for him, I can say I would not be here today. He is very competent and compassionate. I recommend him to everyone I know. – JW
- Dr. Harish Gagneja with Austin Gastro on Large Polyps
- Dr. Harish Gagneja with Austin Gastro on Barrett's Espophagus