Rusha Modi, MD
A Southern California native, Dr. Modi attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and majored in Bio-Medical Ethics. He continued his stay there to obtain his medical degree before returning to Los Angeles to complete his residency at the Cedars-Sinai-VA Internal Medicine program. Since graduating from residency, Dr. Modi has been actively involved at CORE in several research projects. His interests include improving bowel preparations and quality indicator metrics for colonoscopies, understanding the natural history and outcomes of care in colonic diverticulitis and contributing to other health services research projects aimed at improving the quality of life and cost-effectiveness of medical services. Dr. Modi is planning to obtain a Masters of Public Health in the fall of 2012, while continuing his academic interests in gastroenterology.