Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology

Faculty Information


Jennifer Ray, M.D. is a board certified gastroenterologist who practices General Gastroenterology at Harborview Medical Center and the Digestive Health Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center. She is also a UW Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Ray believes in patient centered medicine and a collaborative team approach to providing the best patient care experience possible. Her goal is to make patients active participants in their overall health and well-being.

Education & Training: 
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO
Chief Residency Internal Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL
Internal Medicine Residency
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL
Medical School - Medical Doctor
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO
Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Research & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: 
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
1. Jain, R, Ray, J, Pan JH, Brody S. Sex Hormone–Dependent Regulation of Cilia Beat Frequency in Airway Epithelium. Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Bio, 2012; 46: 446-453.
2. Edwards M, Ray J, Bacon B. Sporadic Porphyria Cutanea Tarda As the Initial Manifestation of Hereditary Hemochromatosis. ACG Case Reports Journal. Nov 2019;6)11):e00247.Ca
3. Al Taee A, Ray J, Hachem C. Cholera and Noncholera Vibrios. Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology, Second Edition. Elsevier 2020;493-496.  
4. Evans, N, Ray J, Prather C. Atypical Inheritance of Autosomal Dominant Familial Mediterranean Fever. ACG Case Reports Journal. Oct 2020.