Sharmeel K. Wasan MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

85 E. Concord St | (617) 638-6116
Sharmeel Wasan



Sharmeel K Wasan, MD, FACG is a clinician-educator with an expertise in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University. She completed her clinical training at Boston Medical Center, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the University of Maryland. She received her BS in Biological Sciences and BA in Anthropology from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA and received her MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. As the Gastroenterology Program Director at Boston Medical Center, she is actively involved in the training of fellows, residents, and medical students. Her current clinical and research interests include vaccination strategies, health care maintenance in patients with IBD, and educational strategies in endoscopy training and has received research and educational grants from BU and from industry supported funding.


MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2003

Anthropology, BA, Stanford University, 2003

Biology, BS, Stanford University, 2003


Published on 2/17/2022

Herman HS, Rosenthaler MP, Elhassan N, Weinberg JM, Satyam VR, Wasan SK. COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at a Diverse Safety Net Hospital. Dig Dis Sci. 2022 Nov; 67(11):5029-5033. PMID: 35175432.

Published on 6/24/2021

Chua SG, Wasan SK, Long MT. How to Promote Career Advancement and Gender Equity for Women in Gastroenterology: A Multifaceted Approach. Gastroenterology. 2021 09; 161(3):792-797. PMID: 34175283.

Published on 3/1/2021

Subramaniam M, Azad N, Wasan SK, Long MT. Equal Opportunity: Women Representation on Editorial Boards and Authorship of Editorials in Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journals. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 03 01; 116(3):613-616. PMID: 33657045.

Published on 2/16/2021

Qazi T, Smith A, Alexander M, Hammer D, Wu T, Auerbach S, Noronha A, Wasan S, Jones E, Weinberg J, Farraye FA. Disparities in Objective Sleep Quality as Assessed Through Wrist Actigraphy in Minority Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2021 02 16; 27(3):371-378. PMID: 32448906.

Published on 11/4/2020

Huang C, Hopkins R, Huang K, Demers L, Wasan S. Standardizing Endoscopy Training: A Workshop for Endoscopy Educators. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 11 04; 16:11015. PMID: 33204839.

Published on 10/27/2020

Harrington JE, Hamilton RE, Ganley-Leal L, Farraye FA, Wasan SK. The Immunogenicity of the Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B Vaccines in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treated With Vedolizumab. Crohns Colitis 360. 2020 Oct; 2(4):otaa082. PMID: 36777751.

Published on 10/4/2020

Kumar NL, Kugener G, Vemula A, Wasan SK, Uchida A, Scheid FJ, Yarze J, Saltzman JR. Multicenter prospective validation study of the SAFE-T colonoscopy evaluation tool: a web-based smartphone application for evaluation of gastroenterology fellow performance in colonoscopy. Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf). 2021 Apr; 9(2):176-178. PMID: 34026225.

Published on 1/2/2020

Satyam VR, Li PH, Reich J, Qazi T, Noronha A, Wasan SK, Farraye FA. Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 10; 65(10):2986-2991. PMID: 31897892.

Published on 12/1/2017

Reich J, Wasan SK, Farraye FA. Vaccination and Health Maintenance Issues to Consider in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2017 Dec; 13(12):717-724. PMID: 29339947.

Published on 10/1/2017

Caldera F, Wasan SK, Farraye FA, Hayney MS. Caution When Assessing Immunity to Varicella Through Antibody Testing in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 10; 23(10):E50-E51. PMID: 28906295.

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