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Shoba Krishnamurthy, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

​Dr. Krishnamurthy is a gastroenterologist who cares for patients with complex gastrointestinal disorders. She has been in practice for 35 years and has been treating patients with a wide variety of clinical gastrointestinal problems. Her education has included residency In Internal Medicine at University of Illinois affiliated hospital in Chicago [1976-79] and fellowship in Gastroenterology at SUNY at Stonybrook , NY and University of Washington [1979-82]. She has more recently completed a two year fellowship [2012-2014] in “ Integrative Medicine” under the directorship of Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona. She has also obtained additional training in herbal medicine and certified training in Guided Imagery and Hypnosis through the American Academy of Guided Imagery and American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.She has been selected for Seattle Metropolitan’s Top Doctors for five years in a row [2010-2015].

Recent Publications
Displaying 20 Most Recent Publications from PubMed

May 1993. Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction in infants and children caused by diverse abnormalities of the myenteric plexus. Krishnamurthy S, Heng Y, Schuffler MD. Gastroenterology. 1993 May;104(5):1398-408.

September 1988. Megacolon in myotonic dystrophy caused by a degenerative neuropathy of the myenteric plexus. Yoshida MM, Krishnamurthy S, Wattchow DA, Furness JB, Schuffler MD. Gastroenterology. 1988 Sep;95(3):820-7.

November 1987. Subtotal colectomy for severe idiopathic constipation. A follow-up study of 13 patients. Leon SH, Krishnamurthy S, Schuffler MD. Dig Dis Sci. 1987 Nov;32(11):1249-54.

March 1986. An inflammatory axonopathy of the myenteric plexus producing a rapidly progressive intestinal pseudoobstruction. Krishnamurthy S, Schuffler MD, Belic L, Schweid AI. Gastroenterology. 1986 Mar;90(3):754-8.

November 1985. Intestinal pseudoobstruction caused by a new form of visceral neuropathy: palliation by radical small bowel resection. Schuffler MD, Leon SH, Krishnamurthy S. Gastroenterology. 1985 Nov;89(5):1152-6.

January 1985. Severe idiopathic constipation is associated with a distinctive abnormality of the colonic myenteric plexus. Krishnamurthy S, Schuffler MD, Rohrmann CA, Pope CE 2nd. Gastroenterology. 1985 Jan;88(1 Pt 1):26-34.

November 1984. Radiologic and histologic differentiation of neuromuscular disorders of the gastrointestinal tract: visceral myopathies, visceral neuropathies, and progressive systemic sclerosis. Rohrmann CA Jr, Ricci MT, Krishnamurthy S, Schuffler MD. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1984 Nov;143(5):933-41.

June 1984. Megacolon and neurofibromatosis: a neuronal intestinal dysplasia. Case report and review of the literature. Feinstat T, Tesluk H, Schuffler MD, Krishnamurthy S, Verlenden L, Gilles W, Frey C, Trudeau W. Gastroenterology. 1984 Jun;86(6):1573-9.

September 1983. Jejunal diverticulosis. A heterogenous disorder caused by a variety of abnormalities of smooth muscle or myenteric plexus. Krishnamurthy S, Kelly MM, Rohrmann CA, Schuffler MD. Gastroenterology. 1983 Sep;85(3):538-47.

Contact Info

M.D., Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India

Residency in Medicine, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Fellowship in Gastroenterology, S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook, NY, and University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

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