Asha Cogdill, M.D.

Asha Gupta Cogdill, M.D.



Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders


Internal Medicine


  • Associate Program Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship
  • Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


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UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

3160 Folsom Blvd, Suite 3500
Sacramento, CA 95816
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UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove

8110 Laguna Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95758
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Clinic Phone: 916-683-3955
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I am strongly committed to providing quality patient care with an evidence based approach. As a gastroenterologist, I care for many patients with chronic medical conditions and I have found that the key to providing excellent patient care is to create a solid physician-patient relationship through communication and education.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Cogdill is a gastroenterologist who specializes in several aspects of general gastroenterology including gastrointestinal motility, irritable bowel syndrome, Helicobacter pylori infections, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, colon cancer prevention.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Cogdill's research interests include gastrointestinal motility disorders, quality-improvement in colon cancer screening, and Helicobacter pylori infections.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology


M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine CA 2008

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2003

Internship: Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2008-2009


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2009-2011


Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine,

American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology,

Professional Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology

American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Honors and Awards

UC Irvine Internal Medicine Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 2008

Paul Ambrose Scholar, 2006

UC Davis Outstanding Leadership Award, 2003

Select Recent Publications

Spiewak TA, Atencio A, Eskandari A, Gui D, Cogdill AG. A Rare Case of Invasive Gastric?Mucormycosis?in a?Patient with?Diffuse Large B?Cell Lymphoma. AJSP: Reviews & Reports. 2020 Jul/Aug;25(4):195–197. doi:10.1097/PCR.0000000000000397.

Guevara B, Cogdill AG. Helicobacter pylori: A Review of Current Diagnostic and Management Strategies. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 March. doi:10.1007/s10620-020-06193-7.

Bahar R, Gupta A, Mann SK. Clear Liquids versus Polyethylene Glycol Preparation for Video Capsule Endoscopy of the Small Bowel: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Digestion. 2019;99(3):213-218. doi:10.1159/000490942. Epub 2018 Sep 13. PMID:30212814.

Datta Mitra A, Gupta A, Jialal I. Folate Insufficiency Due to Celiac Disease in a 49-Year-Old Woman of Southeast Asian-Indian Ethnicity. Lab Med. 2016 Aug;47(3):259-62. doi:10.1093/labmed/lmw036. PMID:27406144.

Mann N, Gupta A, Olson K. Hepato-biliary abnormalities in adult celiac sprue: Systematic evaluation of 1095 cases with meta-analysis. International Medical J. 2014 Jun;21(3):299-303.

Mann N, Gupta A. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Adult Celiac Sprue: Systematic Evaluation of 31,434 Cases with Meta-analysis. Poster presented at: Am College Gastroenterol, San Diego, CA. 2013 Oct.

Gupta A, Bowlus CL. Primary sclerosing cholangitis: etiopathogenesis and clinical management. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 Jan 1;4:1683-705. doi:10.2741/490. PMID:22201985.

Gupta A, Yen DC, Mann SK. Ulcerative Jejunoileitis Diagnosed by Capsule Endoscopy as an Obscure Source of GI Bleeding in Refractory Celiac Disease. Poster presented at: Am College Gastroenterol, San Diego, CA. 2009 Oct.

Gupta A, Nastaskin IJ, Bowlus C, Bers, K, Al-Juburi A, Garcia JC. The Addition of Cracker Swallow to Standard Liquid Swallow for Determining Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Severity in Ineffective Motility Disorder. Poster presented at: Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, Il. 2009 May.