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Mohammad Bashashati, MD

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Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, MD


Residency, Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Mohammad Bashashati, MD is a gastroenterologist with Digestive Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension and UT Health Austin. Dr. Bashashati is the Director of Neurogastroenterology and Motility and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. He specializes in neurogastroenterology and motility, functional gastrointestinal disorders, disorders of gut-brain interaction, acid reflux, swallowing disorders, chronic nausea and vomiting, gastroparesis and dyspepsia, gastric electrical stimulation, cyclic vomiting syndrome, rumination syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), pelvic floor dysfunction, chronic constipation, fecal incontinence, bloating, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, post-COVID-19 gastrointestinal disorders.

Dr. Bashashati earned his medical degree at Lorestan University of Medical Sciences. He completed an internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso and his Postdoctoral Fellowship in Enteric Neuroscience-Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Calgary in Canada.

His research interests are Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction (DGBI), Gastroparesis, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, gastric electrical stimulation, endocannabinoids in the GI tract, the role of inflammation in DGBI, and Post-COVID-19 DGBI. He has published in prestigious journals including Nature Medicine and has served as the editorial board member of journals such as Digestive Diseases and Sciences, and Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Mohammad Bashashati, MD is a gastroenterologist with UT Health Austin.


  • Acid Reflux, Swallowing Disorders
  • Bloating
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Nausea and Vomiting
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction
  • Post-COVID-19 Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Gastric Electrical Stimulation
  • Gastroparesis and Dyspepsia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Rumination Syndrome
  • Small intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth


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