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Jasmine Zia, MD
Assistant Professor

Dr. Zia is a board certified physician in gastroenterology. She is a specialist in gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders. This includes acid reflux disease, achalasia, esophageal spasms, gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation, and pelvic floor dysfunction.

She earned her medical degree and trained in internal medicine at the University of Washington. She then completed her gastroenterology fellowship at Stanford University. She received additional training in gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Zia performs both upper endoscopies and colonoscopies. She is also trained to perform and interpret the following gastrointestinal motility studies: esophageal and anorectal manometry, esophageal pH/impedance, and carbohydrate breath testing.
Her research interests focuses on the development and testing of novel smartphone applications for symptom tracking and management in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.  Her work aims to improve patient-centered outcomes such as reduction of bowel symptoms and improved quality of life.
Recent Publications
Displaying 20 Most Recent Publications from PubMed

August 2018. Relationships of Microbiome Markers With Extraintestinal, Psychological Distress and Gastrointestinal Symptoms, and Quality of Life in Women With Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Hollister EB, Cain KC, Shulman RJ, Jarrett ME, Burr RL, Ko C, Zia J, Han CJ, Heitkemper MM. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2018 Aug 24. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001107. [Epub ahead of print]

November 2017. Inter-Rater Reliability of Provider Interpretations of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Food and Symptom Journals. Zia J, Chung CF, Xu K, Dong Y, Schenk JM, Cain K, Munson S, Heitkemper MM. J Clin Med. 2017 Nov 4;6(11). pii: E105. doi: 10.3390/jcm6110105.

May 2017. TummyTrials: A Feasibility Study of Using Self-Experimentation to Detect Individualized Food Triggers. Karkar R, Schroeder J, Epstein DA, Pina LR, Scofield J, Fogarty J, Kientz JA, Munson SA, Vilardaga R, Zia J. Proc SIGCHI Conf Hum Factor Comput Syst. 2017 May 2;2017:6850-6863. doi: 10.1145/3025453.3025480.

February 2017. Supporting Patient-Provider Collaboration to Identify Individual Triggers using Food and Symptom Journals. Schroeder J, Hoffswell J, Chung CF, Fogarty J, Munson S, Zia J. Comput Support Coop Work. 2017 Feb 25;2017:1726-1739. doi: 10.1145/2998181.2998276.

February 2017. Telephone-Based Mindfulness Therapy Intervention for Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis. Aivaliotis VI, Lee Y, Zia J, Wassef W, Abramson M, Park W. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Feb;62(2):502-509. doi: 10.1007/s10620-016-4389-6. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

May 2016. A framework for self-experimentation in personalized health. Karkar R, Zia J, Vilardaga R, Mishra SR, Fogarty J, Munson SA, Kientz JA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 May;23(3):440-8. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocv150. Epub 2015 Dec 7.

April 2016. Enhancement of Small Molecule Delivery by Pulsed High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound: A Parameter Exploration. Zhou Y, Wang YN, Farr N, Zia J, Chen H, Ko BM, Khokhlova T, Li T, Hwang JH. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2016 Apr;42(4):956-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.12.009. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

March 2016. Feasibility and Usability Pilot Study of a Novel Irritable Bowel Syndrome Food and Gastrointestinal Symptom Journal Smartphone App. Zia J, Schroeder J, Munson S, Fogarty J, Nguyen L, Barney P, Heitkemper M, Ladabaum U. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2016 Mar 3;7:e147. doi: 10.1038/ctg.2016.9.

February 2016. Boundary Negotiating Artifacts in Personal Informatics: Patient-Provider Collaboration with Patient-Generated Data. Chung CF, Dew K, Cole A, Zia J, Fogarty J, Kientz JA, Munson SA. Comput Support Coop Work. 2016 Feb 27;2016:770-786. doi: 10.1145/2818048.2819926.

February 2016. A Comprehensive Self-Management Irritable Bowel Syndrome Program Produces Sustainable Changes in Behavior After 1 Year. Zia JK, Barney P, Cain KC, Jarrett ME, Heitkemper MM. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Feb;14(2):212-219.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2015.09.027. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

January 2016. Balance of the Autonomic Nervous System Predicts Who Benefits from a Self-Management Intervention Program for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Jarrett ME, Cain KC, Barney PG, Burr RL, Naliboff BD, Shulman R, Zia J, Heitkemper MM. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Jan 31;22(1):102-11. doi: 10.5056/jnm15067.

August 2015. More Than Telemonitoring: Health Provider Use and Nonuse of Life-Log Data in Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Weight Management. Chung CF, Cook J, Bales E, Zia J, Munson SA. J Med Internet Res. 2015 Aug 21;17(8):e203. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4364.

July 2015. Download Alert: Understanding Gastroenterology Patients' Perspectives on Health-Related Smartphone Apps. Zia JK, Le T, Munson S, Heitkemper MM, Demiris G. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul 2;6:e96. doi: 10.1038/ctg.2015.25.

September 2014. Sleep measures predict next-day symptoms in women with irritable bowel syndrome. Buchanan DT, Cain K, Heitkemper M, Burr R, Vitiello MV, Zia J, Jarrett M. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Sep 15;10(9). pii: jc-00053-14.

October 2013. Image of the month: “butterfly” effect, or mirror image, caused by a coiled esophageal manometry catheter. Zia J, Rubenstein JH. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Oct;108(10):1556. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2013.331.

October 2011. Targeted Long-Term Venous Occlusion Using Pulsed High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Combined with a Pro-Inflammatory Agent. Zhou Y, Zia J, Warren C, Starr FL, Brayman AA, Crum LA, Hwang JH. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2011 Oct;37(10):1653-8. Epub 2011 Aug 6.

Contact Info

Gastroenterology Fellowship, Stanford University

Chief Medical Residency, Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Internal Medicine Residency, University of Washington, School of Medicine

MD, University of Washington, School of Medicine

BS in Bioengineering, University of Washington

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