Shoba Krishnamurthy
Professor Emeritus
Division of Gastroenterology

Faculty Information


Shoba Krishnamurthy, M.D., is a board certified gastroenterologist at the Digestive Health Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center and a UW professor of Gastroenterology and Medicine. She has regularly been selected as a Seattle Met magazine Top Doctor.

Dr. Krishnamurthy cares for patients with complex gastrointestinal disorders. She believes in a partnership between the patient and the doctor, where the goal is to treat the whole patient, not just the disease.

Dr. Krishnamurthy earned her M.D. at Bangalore Medical College in India. She is board certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. She completed a two-year fellowship in Integrative Medicine under Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona. She has also obtained additional training in herbal medicine and certified training in Guided Imagery and Hypnosis through the American Academy of Guided Imagery and American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Board Certifications:

  • Gastroenterology, 1981, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1979, American Board of Internal Medicine
Education & Training: 
Fellowship in Gastroenterology
University of Washington
Fellowship in Internal Medicine
University Hospital - SUNY at Stony Brook
University of Arizona
Residency in Internal Medicine
Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Internship in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Bangalore Medical College
Little Company of Mary Hospital
Medical Education
Bangalore Medical College
Research & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: 
  • Gastroenterology (Digestive)