Roshini Rajapaksa, MD (Dr. Raj) is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, with a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree from Harvard College. Dr. Raj is an attending physician at NYU Langone Medical Center/Tisch Hospital in New York City, where she was the first female gastroenterologist to join the faculty.
She also serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, and has a special interest in women's health and cancer screening. She has published several research articles on colon cancer screening.
Dr. Raj has discussed a wide variety of health topics on NBC's TODAY show, ABC's Good Morning America and World News Tonight, CNN's American Morning, Nancy Grace, and Larry King Live, Discovery Health, the Tyra Show, The Dr. Oz Show, and many other national programs.
She is currently a Today show medical contributor and Medical Editor of Health magazine.
She has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, Fitness, and other publications on the state of health-care issues and health news of the day.