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Parakkal Deepak, MBBS, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine




  • IBD Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2017)
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2016)
  • Residency: University of Chicago (NorthShore), Chicago, IL (2011)
  • Residency: India Institute of Medical Sciences (2007)
  • MBBS: India Institute of Medical Sciences (2004)


Dr. Deepak completed his medical school training from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in Puducherry, India. He then completed his internal medicine residency training at St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, Illinois and University of Chicago (NorthShore) programs. He then completed a clinical research fellowship at the Research institute of the NorthShore University HealthSystem. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed additional training in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases through an Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He has subsequently been recruited to  join the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases group in the Division of Gastroenterology  in the John T. Milliken Department of Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine.

“My clinical expertise and research interests are in the diagnosis and management of complex Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis) with the overarching focus on improving the precision of medical therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, focusing on the right patient, the right drug and the right dose, to maximize efficacy and limit side-effects.”