Dr. Ashesh Sanghvi has been a practicing Gastroenterologist after finishing his training in 1998; moving to Yuma, in southwest Arizona to join a young Gastroenterology practice in order to be close to his extended family in Southern California. Over the next 16 years he worked tirelessly to help the practice grow substantially providing state of art full spectrum Gastroenterology and Hepatology services in Southwest Arizona. The practice grew from 3 employees when he joined, to around 40, integrating different aspects of the practice under one roof including opening the first free standing physician owned and operated surgery center in the desert Southwest.

Ashesh grew up in India and graduated from B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad in 1990. He then completed his training in Internal Medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. He subsequently did his Gastroenterology & Hepatology training at Cook County Hospital/Rush University Medical Center, Chicago; with further advanced Gastroenterology training at the University of Chicago.

Over the years he served as Vice Chairman, then Chairman of Dept. of Medicine, Yuma Regional Medical Center. He has served as a member of the Physician Quality committee, Yuma Regional Medical Center. He also works as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board.

After his wife, Alpa and their two children moved to Paradise Valley in 2005 for better educational opportunities, he embarked on a weekly commute between the two cities till May 2014 continuing his practice in Yuma. When the opportunity to join a very dynamic, progressive, highly talented group of physicians at Arizona Center for Digestive Health, providing a tertiary care level care in southeast valley presented; he was very excited to take that position and continue his passion of Gastroenterology in his own ‘backyard’. Currently, his son is attending college on the east coast and daughter is finishing high school. He loves to mountain bike on weekends and hike as much as possible