Dr. Mwengela graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor of science in biological sciences and a minor in Spanish. She earned her medical degree from the University of California, Irvine and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Southern California. Following her residency, Dr. Mwengela completed a clinical fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of New Mexico.
Dr. Mwengela practices general gastroenterology. Her clinical interests include gastroesophageal reflux disease, celiac disease, colorectal cancer screening, functional bowel disorders, pancreatitis, fatty liver disease, nutrition, obesity and general endoscopic procedures. Dr. Mwengela is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.