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Mona Rezapour

Mona Rezapour, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Dr. Rezapour attended University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a major in molecular environmental biology. She then completed her masters of health sciences in reproductive and cancer biology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Southern California. She then completed her fellowship in gastroenterology at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Following her fellowship training, she moved to Florida to complete an advanced fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the University of Miami. Dr. Rezapour's clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease. She has specialized training in gastrointestinal motility and functional diseases.

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