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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Rajapaksa is a board-certified gastroenterologist with degrees from New York University School of Medicine and Harvard College. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and she has a special interest in women's health and cancer screening. She has published several research articles on colon cancer screening and is a frequent medical contributor to the Today Show, Fox News, CNN, and ABC News.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - New York University
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Awards and Publications

  • Ask Health. Straight talk about sweating down there, whiteheads, earwax, and more Rajapaksa R 2008 Jul-Aug;22(6):90,92, HEALTH (San Francisco, California)
  • Post 9/11 GERD: a new entity [Abstract] Rajapaksa, R; Cheng, Q; Liu, M; Fernandez-Beros, ME; Reibman, J 2008 SEP;103:(9):S33-S34, American journal of gastroenterology
  • Straight talk about hair loss, urinary trouble, and yoga during your period Rajapaksa R 2008 Apr;22(3):102-3, HEALTH (San Francisco, California)
  • Racial/ethnic differences in patient experiences with and preferences for computed tomography colonography and optical colonoscopy Rajapaksa, Roshini C; Macari, Michael; Bini, Edmund J 2007 Nov;5(11):1306-12, Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Marked racial and ethnic differences in patient satisfaction with and preferences for CT colonography and optical colonoscopy [Abstract] Rajapaksa, RC; Macari, M; Bini, EJ 2006 SEP;101(9):S557-S557, American journal of gastroenterology

Language Spoken

  • English