Dr. Chutkan is the author of the bestselling digestive health books Gutbliss, The Microbiome Solution, and The Bloat Cure. She received her bachelor’s degree from Yale University, and her medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York—where she completed her internship, residency, and ultimately served as chief resident. Dr. Chutkan finished her fellowship in gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and has been on the faculty at Georgetown University Hospital since 1997. In 2004, Dr. Chutkan founded the Digestive Center for Women, an integrative gastroenterology practice that incorporates nutritional optimization, exercise physiology, biofeedback, and stress reduction as part of a holistic and collective therapeutic approach to digestive disorders. Dr. Chutkan has recently focused on diagnosing and treating microbial discord in the gut, and spearheaded the creation of the GutBiome Institute in order to facilitate better patient access to microbiome education, testing, and treatment.