Rajinder Kaushal, MD

Rajinder Kaushal, MD

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Primary Location
Santa Clarita Digestive Diseases
25775 McBean Parkway
Suite 214
Valencia, California 91355


Dr. Kaushal specializes in therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP, performing difficult colonoscopy and polypectomy, gastrointestinal infections, fecal microbiota transplant for refractory or recurrent C. difficile infection, and total parenteral nutrition. He is lead physician for UCLA Santa Clarita Digestive Disease and medical director of UCLA Santa Clarita Endoscopy Center.

Prior to joining UCLA, he was in private practice in Santa Clarita. He has served as chairman of medicine, medical director of the GI Lab and member of the Medical Executive Committee and Board of Directors at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, California, where he was the first physician elected chairman of the board. Dr. Kaushal is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.
After obtaining his medical degree in India, Dr. Kaushal received further medical education in England, specializing in infectious disease and tropical medicine. Certified by the School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the University of Liverpool and the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland, he helped to establish one of the world’s first isolation units in Liverpool for treatment of highly infectious diseases such as Ebola and Lassa fever. He completed his internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine/City Hospital Center in Elmhurst, NY, and his gastroenterology fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit. As a fellow, he developed a special interest in the field of therapeutic ERCP and received further training in Germany from one of the world’s leading experts and pioneers of the procedure.




Medical Board Certifications

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1993
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1982


Gastroenterology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1984


Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1982


Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1980


MBBS, Government Medical College Amritsar, 1972

Areas of Focus

General gi


Common Liver Problems