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
AccreditEd Fellowship2Leadership Award
Clinical Training Program of the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility SocietyUniversity of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
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

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.

Prevalence of missed adenomas in patients with inadequate bowel preparation on screening colonoscopy. Chokshi, Reena V; Hovis, Christine E; Hollander, Thomas; Early, Dayna S; Wang, Jean S. (2012). Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 6, (75), 1197-203.

Monotherapy versus combination antibiotic therapy for patients with bacteremic Streptococcus pneumoniae community-acquired pneumonia. Chokshi, R; Restrepo, M I; Weeratunge, N; Frei, C R; Anzueto, A; Mortensen, E M. (2007). European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology, 7, (26), 447-51.