vandana khungar

Yale School of Medicine
Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), PO Box 208019
New Haven, CT, 06520-8019

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Email: vandana.khungar@yale.edu
Research Area(s): Chronic Disease Management Health Equity

Vandana Khungar, MD, MSc

Vice-Chief for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale
Associate Medical Director of Liver Transplant, Transplantation Center;
Medical Director of Outpatient and Outreach Transplant Hepatology, Transplantation Center


Vandana Khungar, MD, MSc, is a hepatologist and gastroenterologist who specializes in chronic liver diseases and liver transplant. She is the associate medical director of liver transplant and the medical director of Outpatient Transplant Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology Outreach at Yale New Haven Transplantation Center.

Dr. Khungar’s research interests include implementation science, quality improvement, behavioral economics, digital health, and medical technology with a particular focus on reducing readmissions, and promoting healthy behaviors in patients and providers. She has served on national committees for the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the United Network for Organ Sharing. She helped to write national guidelines for reproductive health in liver disease.

Research Interests

Liver Diseases; Liver Transplantation

Public Health Interests

Health Care Quality, Efficiency; Women’s Health; Implementation Science