Dr. Xinjun Zhu Joined the Center for Digestive Health as a practicing gastroenterologist from Albany Medical Center, New York where she was an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Center of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
After receiving her medical degree from Nanjing Medical University, Dr. Zhu then completed her internal medicine residency training at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. This was followed by a fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Johns Hospital of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where she also received extensive training in treating chronic diarrheal diseases, specializing in inflammatory bowel disease.
At Albany Medical Center, Dr. Zhu served patients with various digestive diseases from Upstate New York. Her endoscopic expertise included upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, chromo-colonoscopy, enteroscopy, Bravo pH test, capsule endoscopy, esophageal manometry, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, etc. She was the recipient of “The Osler Latchkey” from Albany Medical Center in recognition of her outstanding patient care and was named “Physician of the Year” in 2015 from the Northeastern Chapter of Cohn’s and Colitis Foundation. She was also a principal investigator for the competitive IBD research and clinical trials supported by National Institute of Health, pharmaceutical companies, foundations and philanthropists. Her work has been disseminated in many premier journals and book chapters. She was invited as a speaker for various international conferences.
Dr. Zhu is board certified in gastroenterology following internal medicine. She is a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and a member of Cohn’s and Colitis Foundation. She has been serving on the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee Division of Gastroenterology and Inborn Errors Products since 2012.
She speaks English and Chinese.