Thiruvengadam Muniraj, MD,PhD

Specialty

Gastroenterology

Conditions & Treatments

Barrett's Esophagus, Bile Duct Disorder, Colonoscopy W/Polypectomy, Cryotherapy, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Enteral Stents, ERCP, Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA), Pancreas Tumors, Pancreatic Diseases, Pancreatitis


Phone
(203) 200-5083
Telehealth Visits

Biography

Dr. Muniraj is an advanced endoscopist with specialized expertise in pancreatic diseases including acute and chronic pancreatitis. He is involved in many national and international research studies in the field of the pancreas and interventional endoscopy. He performs a broad range of advanced endoscopic procedures like ERCP, confocal endomicroscopy, cholangioscopy, pancreatoscopy, electro-hydraulic lithotripsy, Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), fine needle aspiration and biopsy (FNA/FNB), celiac plexus block, pancreatic pseudocyst drainage, Barrett's esophagus treatment with RFA, EMR, Cryotherapy, endoscopic suturing, fistula closure, ulcer closure, enteral stents, single balloon enteroscopy, ampullectomy and high risk colon polypectomy with endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). Dr.Muniraj directs the endoscopic bariatric program where he performs endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, stoma narrowing, PEG placement for weight loss.

Dr. Muniraj received his medical degree from Coimbatore Medical College, India, subsequently underwent fellowship training in Internal Medicine in India. He secured 1st place among all the medical schools in the state and was awarded three Gold medals. He also earned post graduate diploma MRCP(UK) from Royal College of Physicians, London. Prior to moving to the United States, he served as assistant professor of medicine in India, consultant physician and medical director in Oman. He completed internal medicine training at University of Pittsburgh and chief residency at Griffin Hospital. During his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Yale University, he won The Samuel Kushlan award for the outstanding clinical fellow. He subsequently pursued additional advanced therapeutic endoscopic fellowship training at Yale University. After fellowship, he was recruited to Yale advanced endoscopy program where he serves as director for Yale Center for Pancreatitis.

Gender

Male

Language(s)

English

Affiliated With

Yale Medicine

Locations

Education & Training

Education

Coimbatore Medical College

Residency

University of Pittsbrugh;University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Fellowship

Yale School of Medicine

Accepted Insurance

Insurance coverage regularly changes, please contact the doctor’s office directly to verify that your specific insurance plan is accepted.

  • aetna
  • anthem bc/bs
  • berkeley care network
  • cigna healthcare
  • community care network
  • connecticare
  • corvel
  • first health network
  • focus healthcare
  • great west
  • husky
  • medicaid
  • medicare
  • multiplan
  • oxford health plans
  • railroad medicare
  • tricare/champus
  • united healthcare
  • us family health plan
  • wellcare