Rishika Chugh, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rishika Chugh is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the division of Gastroenterology at the University of California San Francisco.
She received her medical doctorate from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA in 2015. She then completed her training in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. She went on to complete her fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Yale New Haven Hospital where she also served as a chief fellow in her final year. Following this, she pursued a second fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease at the University of California San Francisco, mentored by Dr. Uma Mahadevan.
She is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Dr. Chugh also serves as faculty at the Colitis and Crohn's Center at UCSF. She sees inflammatory bowel disease patients as well as those with other GI concerns.
MD, - , Jefferson Medical College
- Internal Medicine Residency, Montefiore Medical Center
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
- Gastroenterology Fellowship, Yale New Haven Hospital
  1. Chugh R, Long MD, Jiang Y, Weaver KN, Beaulieu DB, Scherl EJ, Mahadevan U. Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Vedolizumab and Ustekinumab Exposed Pregnancies: Results from the PIANO registry. The American journal of gastroenterology 2023. PMID: 37796648

  2. Chugh R, Liu AW, Idomsky Y, Bigazzi O, Maiorano A, Medina E, Pierce L, Odisho A, Mahadevan U. A Digital Health Intervention to Improve the Clinical Care of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Applied clinical informatics 2023. PMID: 37586416

  3. Chugh R, Braga-Neto MB, Fredrick TW, Ramos GP, Terdiman J, El-Nachef N, Loftus EV, Mahadevan U, Kane SV. Multicenter Real-world Experience of Upadacitinib in the Treatment of Crohn's Disease. Journal of Crohn's & colitis 2022. PMID: 36272109

  4. Chugh R, Mahadevan U. Advanced Fellowship Training in IBD: A Worthwhile Fourth Year. Digestive diseases and sciences 2022. PMID: 35879514

  5. Chugh R, Gaidos JKJ. Fertility and Pregnancy in Crohn's Disease. Gastroenterology clinics of North America 2022. PMID: 35595421

  6. Chugh R, Mahadevan U. InFocus: The management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pregnancy GI & Hepatology News: The official newspaper of the AGA. 2022. PMID:

  7. Tran AN, Wang M, Hundt M, Chugh R, Ohm J, Grimshaw A, Ciarleglio M, Hung KW, Proctor DD, Price CC, Laine L, Al-Bawardy B. Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-associated Diarrhea and Colitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Observational Studies. Journal of immunotherapy (Hagerstown, Md. : 1997) 2021. PMID: 34380976

  8. Chugh R, Kröner PT, Farraye FA, Ginsburg PM. Small-Bowel Lymphoma Mimicking Crohn Disease: A Case Series. Inflammatory bowel diseases 2021. PMID: 33501981

  9. Chugh R, Proctor DD, Little A, Myung P, Cowper S, Imaeda S, Pashankar DS, Al-Bawardy B. Cutaneous Vasculitis After Ustekinumab Induction in Crohn's Disease. Inflammatory bowel diseases 2021. PMID: 33179735

  10. Eto M, Kirkbride JA, Chugh R, Karikari NK, Kim JI. Nuclear localization of CPI-17, a protein phosphatase-1 inhibitor protein, affects histone H3 phosphorylation and corresponds to proliferation of cancer and smooth muscle cells. Biochemical and biophysical research communications 2013. PMID: 23541585