Naga Chalasani, MD, is David W. Crabb Professor of Medicine and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. He served as the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the same institution from 2007 to 2020. He completed his medical education in India and subsequently completed Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology & Hepatology subspecialty training at Emory University in Atlanta.
Dr. Chalasani is considered an authority in the fields of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Drug Induced Liver Injury (DILI), two highly significant public health problems. His research has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1999. He is currently the PI for three U01 awards and an R01 award from the National Institutes of Health. He published over 300 original papers, 3 Practice Guidelines, 47 book chapters/review articles, 31 editorials/commentaries, 16 symposium proceedings, and more than 500 abstracts. He has co-edited a textbook with Prof. Gyongyi Szabo titled ‘Alcoholic & Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – Bench to bedside’ (Springer 2015). He is the lead author for the AASLD Practice Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. He is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the American Association of Physicians (AAP).