Dr. Mocharla received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine while also serving as school president. He remained at NYU to complete his residency in internal medicine as a chief resident and his fellowship in gastroenterology. During his fellowship, he was awarded a position in the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Visiting Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellow Program, where he underwent additional training at the University of California, San Francisco Colitis and Crohn's Disease Center.
Dr. Mocharla practices general gastroenterology and hepatology with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer screening and medical education. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation.