Tina Pakala, MD

Dr. Tina Pakala is a board certified gastroenterologist serving King and Kernersville, NC.

Dr. Pakala practices at our King and Kernersville offices.

Digestive Health Specialists welcomes Dr. Pakala as one of our newest additions to our outstanding team of providers. Having trained in a diverse patient population from all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, Dr. Pakala understands the importance of translating medical care in a way that is easily understood and adaptable by patients. While Dr. Pakala treats a wide variety of GI ailments, some examples of symptoms she can treat include abdominal pain, heartburn, bloating, regurgitation, constipation, diarrhea, weight loss or gain, rectal bleeding, incontinence, hemorrhoidal issues as well as anorectal problems in women.

Dr. Pakala received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine where she graduated with the highest honors. She completed her residency at the University of Connecticut School of medicine and her gastroenterology fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Queens.

Areas of clinical interest include colon cancer screening, disorders of the gallbladder, pancreas and bile duct, liver diseases including cirrhosis, IBD, IBS, small bowel disorders, GERD, celiac disease and women’s GI health.

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EDUCATION

Doctor of Medicine 2014, Summa Cum Laude
Ross University School of Medicine
Miramar, FL

Bachelor of Science 2009, Magna Cum Laude
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Gastroenterology Fellowship 2017-2020
New York-Presbyterian Queens, NY

Internal Medicine Residency 2014-2017
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, CT

CERTIFICATIONS
  • Board Eligible in Gastroenterology
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine 2017
  • North Carolina Medical License 2020
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2020
IN PRACTICE SINCE 2017
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • Member of American College of Gastroenterology
  • Member of American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member of Chronic Liver Disease Foundation
  • Member of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Member of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member of New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member of American College of Physicians

National Provider Identifier (NPI): 1124439740

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