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Dr. Garud holds a combined bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery degree from the Government Medical College and Hospital at Nagpur University in Nagpur, India, where he graduated first in his class.

After moving to the United States, Dr. Garud received a master’s degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Mass., where he also received a Presidential Scholarship award. He then completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School in Boston. After completing a fellowship in gastroenterology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga., Dr. Garud returned to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to complete a second fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

Dr. Garud has received various academic honors, including the 2008 Presidential Poster Award at the American College of Gastroenterology’s annual international conference and the 2010 American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Video Editing Scholarship Award. He has been widely published and has contributed to several book chapters on a variety of GI topics, including ulcerative colitis, Barrett’s esophagus, chronic pancreatitis and acute diarrhea.

In addition to general gastroenterology, he has a special interest in pancreato-biliary diseases and gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Garud also has expertise in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), as well as single-balloon enteroscopy, and performs these procedures at the Advanced Center for GI Therapeutics.

He joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2013.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.
Fellowship, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, 2013

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
Fellowship, Division of Digestive Diseases, 2012

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.
Internship and Residency, 2009
Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School, 2009

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass.
Master of Science (Epidemiology), 2006

Government Medical College and Hospital, gpur University, India
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 2003

Presidential Scholarship at Harvard School of Public Health 2005
Presidential Poster Award at ACG 2008