Gastrointestinal Associates welcomes Dr. Tejal Mistry

November 16, 2022

Tejal Mistry, M.D., has joined Gastrointestinal Associates, one of the leading GI practices in the Southeast.

Mistry is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and her specialties include gastroenterology and hepatology.

“We are so excited to have Dr. Mistry join us and be back in her hometown to provide high-quality care to GIA patients and serve the community,” said Jeff Dew, CEO of Gastrointestinal Associates. “We welcome Dr. Mistry to our team as she walks with patients through each step of their care with GIA.”

Mistry completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. During her seven years there, she trained at Memorial Hermann Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

She was chosen by faculty to serve as chief resident of her internal medicine residency, then selected as chief fellow of her gastroenterology fellowship. As chief resident, she completed an additional fellowship for certification in quality improvement. Mistry is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the American College of Physicians and a pending member of the American College of Gastroenterology.

Mistry enjoys trying new restaurants, being in the mountains, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She lives in Knoxville with her husband, Tejas Patel, their son, Ronin Patel, and a goldendoodle named Nala.

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