Physician Profile

Reena V. Chokshi, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Student Wellness
Office Locations:

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 6th Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolRice UniversityPsychology
Medical SchoolUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterMedicine
FellowshipWashington University School of MedicineGastroenterology and Hepatology
InternshipUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
O. Roger Hollan, M.D. AwardUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Alpha Omega Alpha
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Advanced colorectal adenomas in patients under 45 years of age are mostly sporadic. Kushnir, Vladimir M; Nalbantoglu, Ilke; Watson, Rao; Goodwin, Jonathan; Safar, Elyas; Chokshi, Reena V; Azar, Riad R; Davidson, Nicholas O. (2014). Digestive diseases and sciences, 11, (59), 2757-64.

Developing a fellowship curriculum in women's gastrointestinal health. Devuni, Deepika; Chokshi, Reena V. (2014). Gastroenterology, 5, (146), 1151-5.

The impact of opiate pain medications and psychoactive drugs on the quality of colon preparation in outpatient colonoscopy. Kushnir, Vladimir M; Bhat, Pavan; Chokshi, Reena V; Lee, Alexander; Borg, Brian B; Gyawali, Chandra Prakash; Sayuk, Gregory S. (2014). Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver, 1, (46), 56-61.

Physician recommendations and patient adherence after inadequate bowel preparation on screening colonoscopy. Chokshi, Reena V; Hovis, Christine E; Colditz, Graham A; Early, Dayna S; Wang, Jean S. (2013). Digestive diseases and sciences, 8, (58), 2151-5.

The Importance of Bowel Preparation on Screening Colonoscopy. Chokshi, R.V., Early, D.S., Wang, J.S. (2012). Colorectal Cancer,