Rishi K. Agarwal, MD

Dr. Agarwal, a native of Alexandria, Louisiana, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Louisiana College with a Bachelor of Science (Biology and Chemistry) and a minor in English studies. He received his MD from Louisiana State University New Orleans School of Medicine. He completed his Internship and Residency at the University of Alabama-Birmingham in Internal Medicine and completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Tulane University, in New Orleans.

His awards include the President Award of Excellence, Dean’s List and Merit Scholarship, 1999-2003. He was also awarded a National Cancer Institute Summer Fellowship and was an active member of the Aesculapian Society during his time at LSU. He has presented at national conferences, published in multiple journals, and is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has special interests in colon cancer screening and prevention.