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Bindu Umapathi, MD

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Bindu Umapathi MD Bindu Umapathi MD


  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
Medical Biography
Clinical Interests
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Disorders including:
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Fissures
    • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Medical School
    • Stanley Medical College
  • Residency
    • University of Virginia Medical Center - Surgery
  • Fellowship
    • Penn State Hershey Medical Center - Colon & Rectal Surgery
Board Certified
  • General Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Bindu A. Umapathi, MD, MRCS is an Assistant Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She is a fellowship trained Colon and Rectal Surgeon and board-certified in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Dr. Umapathi earned her medical degree at the Stanley Medical College and completed residency in General Surgery at the University of Virginia. She completed a subspecialty fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center. She also trained as a Surgical Registrar at the Mersey Deanery, University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Umapathi specializes in inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, anorectal disorders including hemorrhoids and fissures and pelvic floor disorders. Her technical expertise includes, single incision laparoscopic surgery, robotic abdominal and pelvic surgery, trans-anal microsurgery and advanced endoscopy. Her research interests included Enhanced Recovery after Surgery, Inflammatory bowel disease and pouch outcomes.

Dr. Umapathi is a member of the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.