Dr. Dasharathy graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in mathematics. Following her undergraduate studies, she was accepted into the NIH Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Program, where she performed research in reproductive epidemiology at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She completed medical school at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and completed both her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Dasharathy was granted the Compassionate Care Award during the fellowship, which honors the graduating fellow who excels at using their humanistic qualities when taking care of their patients.
Dr. Dasharathy specializes in general gastroenterology with clinical interests that include inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer screening, and polypectomy, disorders of brain-gut interaction, esophageal and gastric disorders, celiac disease, and hepatology. She also has a special interest in quality improvement with a clinical and research focus on addressing health maintenance measures in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.