Sharmila Anandasabapathy, MD, completed her internal medicine training at the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, New York, and her gastroenterology fellowship at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. After spending several years in Houston at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, she returned to Mount Sinai's Division of Gastroenterology as Chief of Endoscopy in October 2008. She has moved on from Mount Sinai and is now the Director of Baylor Global Initiatives and the Baylor Global Innovation Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Dr. Anandasabapathy's clinical interests are in gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus, and gastrointestinal cancers. She is also interested in endoscopic imaging, including endoscopic ultrasound and confocal microendoscopy. Her research interests focus on the early diagnosis and treatment of Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer, including endoscopic mucosal resection and ablative technologies. She has several active research protocols looking at the early detection of gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Anandasabapathy graduated from Yale University and is a former literature major.