Our Providers

Arjun Sondhi, MD, MBA

Arjun Sondhi, MD, MBA

Dr. Arjun Sondhi is a board certified gastroenterologist. He was raised in Mason City, Iowa. Dr. Sondhi and attended the University of Miami in Florida for his accelerated undergraduate and medical education. Following his medical education, he completed his internal medicine residency, gastroenterology fellowship, and additional advanced endoscopy fellowship at the University of Michigan with a focus on complicated endoscopic cases.

Dr. Sondhi is excited to be part of the Iowa Digestive Disease Center and return to his home state where he is closer to his family. His clinical interests include pancreatobiliary endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, altered intestinal anatomy, Barrett’s esophagus, pancreatic cysts, Zenker’s diverticulum, large polyp resection, and applying innovative endoscopic techniques. Dr. Sondhi was the first in Des Moines to perform percutaneous cholangioscopy, endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage, endoscopic ultrasound-directed transgastric ERCP (EDGE) in gastric bypass patients, place a through-the-scope esophageal stent, and place a lumen-apposing metal stent into the bile duct, first to successfully place a lumen-apposing metal stent in a pediatric patient, and the first to perform EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy. He continues to serve as a peer reviewer for medical journals. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, tennis, outdoor activities, trying new foods, and documentaries.

Key Dates

Joined Iowa Digestive Disease Center: 2020


Summa cum laude
University of Miami 2006-2009

University of Miami

Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Michigan

Fellowship, Gastroenterology
University of Michigan

Fellowship, Advanced Endoscopy
University of Michigan