Dr. Rajiv Uppal is one of the founding partners of Monmouth Gastroenterology and has been practicing in Monmouth County since September 1991. Dr. Uppal is Board Certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Uppal earned a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India. He is residency trained in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and he completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Bronx VA Hospital.
Dr. Uppal has published several original research articles during his career. These include Helicobacter pylori, gastritis, alcoholic and non-alcoholic diseases and pancreatitis. In addition, Dr.Uppal has special interest and expertise in treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis), treatment of teenage children and non- surgical treatment of hemorrhoids. Dr. Uppal performs Upper Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP, esophageal dilatation and more advanced endoscopic procedures including radio frequency ablation of Barrett’s epithelium.
Licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and New York, Dr. Uppal is affiliated with Advanced Endoscopy and Surgical Center in Eatontown NJ, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch NJ and Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune NJ. He is a member of AGA, ACG and Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics.