Neil Sengupta, MD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine

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A specialist in gastroenterology, Neil Sengupta, MD, cares for patients with a wide range of digestive diseases. He has a specific interest in esophageal diseases, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, diverticular diseases, colon cancer screening, fatty liver disease and quality initiatives in general gastroenterology.

Dr. Sengupta's research interests are in optimizing the care and outcomes of patients who are hospitalized with gastrointestinal bleeding. Through his research, he has described risk factors for adverse outcomes in patients hospitalized with lower gastrointestinal bleeding, as well as for patients presenting with gastrointestinal bleeding while on anticoagulant medications. He also serves as the sectional quality improvement director, and has active projects focused on improving the quality of colorectal cancer screening.

Dr. Sengupta also is a dedicated educator, teaching medical students, residents and fellows about gastrointestinal pathophysiology and clinical gastroenterology.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Florida College of Medicine

Internship

  • Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency

  • Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2015

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

At the Forefront Live: Colorectal Cancer Awareness

UChicago Medicine gastroenterologists Sonia Kupfer, MD, and Neil Sengupta, MD, discuss the importance of colon cancer screening, when you should start getting screened and the different kinds of tests available. 

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