Robynne Chutkan, MD, FASGE, is an integrative gastroenterologist and the author of the digestive health books GutblissThe Microbiome Solution, and The Bloat Cure. Her new book, The Anti-Viral Gut will be released in Summer 2022.

Dr. Chutkan received her bachelor’s from Yale University and her medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she also did her internship and residency and served as chief resident. She completed her fellowship in gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Chutkan has been on the faculty at Georgetown University Hospital since 1997. In 2004 she founded the Digestive Center for Wellness, an integrative gastroenterology practice dedicated to uncovering the root cause of GI disorders. Dr. Chutkan incorporates microbial optimization, nutritional therapy, mind-body techniques, and lifestyle changes into her therapeutic approach to digestive disorders. 

A former Board member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Dr. Chutkan also chaired the ASGE Training Committee and Public Relations Committee. She has authored dozens of academic journal articles and book chapters and lectures frequently on the microbiome and gut health throughout the United States and Europe.

Dr. Chutkan has been the medical expert on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, The Doctors, The Dr Oz Show, The Megyn Kelly Show, and has her own PBS Special entitled “Gutbliss”. She’s been interviewed by numerous publications, including the NYT, WSJ, The Atlantic, and the Washington Post, and served as on-air talent and a medical consultant for Discovery Health Channel. An avid squash player, runner and yogi, Dr. Chutkan is passionate about introducing more dirt, sweat and vegetables into people’s lives.

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Dr. Chutkan blasts away the bloat as she tastefully explains the guts of our problems.

Mehmet Oz, M.D.


Check out Dr Chutkan’s appearances as the featured medical expert on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Dr Oz, The Doctors, and multiple other media outlets, as well as her very own PBS Gutbliss special. 

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