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Sujala Chirla, MD – Union - West &Millburn - West Orange

Licensure: New Jersey

Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Gastroenterology

Fellowship Training: Advanced Endoscopy, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA; Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

University Appointments: Clinical Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, South Orange, NJ; Clinical Assistant Professor, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY

Member: American Gastroenterology Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American College of Physicians, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Affiliated Hospitals: Overlook Hospital, Summit; Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark

Dr. Chirla is a board-certified gastroenterologist and hepatologist practicing since 2009. She diagnoses and manages a wide variety of gastrointestinal and liver pathology and specializes in advanced procedures including endoscopic ultrasound with fine needle aspiration, therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), luminal stent placement and endoscopic mucosal resection. She did comprehensive three-year gastroenterology and hepatology training at Drexel University College of Medicine in Pennsylvania, after graduating medical school with high honors. She also completed an additional one-year advanced endoscopic training at Carilion Clinic in Virginia under the guidance of renowned endoscopist Dr. Paul Yeaton.

Dr. Chirla has done several research projects during her residency and fellowship in various topics in gastroenterology and hepatology, which she has presented at national meetings like Digestive Disease Week and American College of Gastroenterology. She has also authored several abstracts and articles published in peer-reviewed journals like Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology and Practical Gastroenterology.

Dr. Chirla is an active attending physician at St. Barnabas Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center, where she gives lectures and participates in teaching residents and providing endoscopic training to surgery residents. She is interested in public education and has given community talks to the general public on various gastrointestinal topics, including women’s GI issues.

Outside her profession, she loves spending time with her husband and two daughters. She is an avid runner and enjoys participating in marathons.

Office Locations

Main Office

695 Chestnut Street
Union, NJ 07083
Call: 908-688-6565
Fax: 908-688-3161

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Onsite Ambulatory Surgery Location


1201 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083
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Affiliated Hospitals

Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Newark Beth Israel
Medical Center

201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112

Trinitas Regional
Medical Center

225 Williamson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07207