David Padua, M.D.

David Padua, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Dr. David Padua received his M.D. and Ph. D. from Cornell University studying breast cancer metastasis. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Padua was on faculty at UCLA and his laboratory studied the genetic mechanisms of inflammatory bowel disease. In addition, he served as the associate program director for the gastroenterology fellowship for several years. Currently, Dr. Padua is a gastroenterologist with the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network.

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