Dr. Mithani is originally from Toronto, Canada, and received her initial medical training at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio (2005).  After completing her residency in Internal Medicine (2005-2008) at Loyola University Medical Center, she served as Chief Resident (2008-2009) and then went on to complete her fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2009-2012).

Mithani brings with her a passion for esophageal dysmotiility while remaining focused on general GI.  She also provides a commitment to medical education and is the Associate Program Director of the Gastroenterology fellowship.  When Dr. Mithani is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. 


Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2005)
Loyola University Medical Center (2009), Internal Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center (2012), Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Abdominal Pain (Generalized/Epigastric)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Blood in Stool
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colon/Rectal Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Diverticular Disease (Diverticulosis/Diverticulitis)
  • Esophageal Reflux
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) - Heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Hemorrhage)
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Related Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Intestinal Bleeding
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Small Bowel Disorders
  • Stool Occult Blood
  • Research Interest

    • Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Screening
    • Esophageal Dysphagia and Dysmotility
    • Medical Education


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Granulomatous hepatitis, choroiditis and aortoduodenal fistula complicating intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy: Case report.
    Gao CQ, Mithani R, Leya J, Dawravoo L, Bhatia A, Antoine J, De Alba F, Russo PA, Fimmel CJ BMC Infect. Dis. 2011 11 260
    The Mirizzi syndrome: multidisciplinary management promotes optimal outcomes.
    Mithani R, Schwesinger WH, Bingener J, Sirinek KR, Gross GW J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2008 Jun 12 6 1022-8

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Texas Medical Association (2013)
    • AGA Academy of Educators (2012)
    • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2009)
    • American College of Gastroenterology (2009)
    • American Gastroenterological Association (2009)
    • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2009)