Sita S. Chokhavatia, MD

Sita Chokhavatia, MD
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Geriatric Medicine
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Valley Medical Group
Member, ColigoCare
ColigoCare is a network of physicians working collectively to provide the highest quality care to patients and the community.

Location(s)

VMG - Gastroenterology, Ridgewood

140 Chestnut Street
Suite 300
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-444-2600
Fax: 201-444-9471

Education

Education

MD, Seth G.S. Medical College, India, 1976 - 1982

Fellowships

Jersey City Medical Center, Gastroenterology, 1985 - 1987

Internship & Residency

Jersey City Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

Board Certifications

American Board Of Internal Medicine - Certified, 1986

Subspecialty Board Of Gastroenterology - Certified, 1987

Subspecialty Board Of Geriatric Medicine - Certified, 2004

Get to Know Me

What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

General gastroenterology and endoscopy, esophageal dysmotility (trouble swallowing), GERD  (specialty tests: motility tests of the esophagus, pH with impedance tests), constipation, colorectal cancer screening, gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and geriatric gastroenterology.

Describe some of your professional highlights.

Sita Chokhavatia, M.D., is board-certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and geriatric medicine, and has been practicing for over 30 years. She went to medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Jersey City Medical Center, and also completed her Gastroenterology Fellowship there in 1987. She most recently was a Professor in the Department of Medicine at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has also taught as an Associate Professor at Seton Hall University, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Medicine, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American Gastroenterology Association. She has served on several national committees in these organizations.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

Her approach to care is patient-centered and when treating GI issues, other factors that are potentially having an impact on the patient's health are taken into account. Using state-of-the-art care she helps patients achieve their optimal gastrointestinal health and well-being.

Insurance

Valley Medical Group providers accept the following plans.

Patient Ratings & Comments

4.4

Comments are gathered from our patient satisfaction surveys.

07/30/2019
I was disappointed in how Dr. Chokavatia treated me. I felt very rushed and she would not allow me to explain my situation without cutting me off. When I explained this she became "short" with me and gave me quick answers - I was surprised & disappointed.
07/24/2019
Felt slightly rushed.
06/25/2019
I was very scared since it was my 1st colonoscopy (screening) but Dr. C made me feel so welcomed and comfortable I am actually looking forward to it.
06/15/2019
doctor was a breath of fresh air. loved everything about her.
05/21/2019
The doctor was very friendly and courteous.