Rusha J. Modi

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Rusha Modi, MD


  • Gastroenterology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English

Rusha J. Modi, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

About this doctor:

Dr. Modi is a board certified physician in internal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology. He has spoken at national conferences on techniques to improve colon cancer screening as well as on diverticular disease. His research focuses on a wide range of areas including quality improvement in endoscopy and nutrition in high performance athletes. He is a faculty member at the newly created Gehr Center for Implementation Science, where he focuses on ways to improve the quality of healthcare. He is also a researcher at the USC Center for Body Computing, where he explores the role of digital health and clinical informatics in chronic disease management.

Dr. Modi’s approach to care focuses on listening to the whole patient in order to protect and preserve health, while respecting the patient’s values. He strives to provide compassionate and comprehensive care that utilizes the latest scientific evidence and also respects the art of healing.


MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2013
MD, Brown University, 2008
BA, Biomedical Ethics, Brown University, 2004


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Internal Medicine


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Internal Medicine


UCLA Medical School, Gastroenterology

Professional society memberships:

American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy