Dr. Kashyap is Staff Physician in the Endocrinology Institute at Cleveland Clinic since 2004 and Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. She graduated from the University of California at Irvine College of Medicine and proceeded to complete a medical residency at George Washington University Hospital and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. She completed her clinical fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at UCLA/Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center and a NIH sponsored post-doctoral research fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Kashyap’s clinical and research focus is on insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and the endocrine/hormonal effects of bariatric surgery. She is the recipient of research grants from American Diabetes Association and National Institute of Health and has served on the ADA scientific session and grants review program committee as well as the Endocrine Society board review committee. She is also a lead investigator of a randomized control trial to examine bariatric surgery versus advanced medical therapy for type 2 diabetes in the setting of modest obesity. She has over 100 publications in high impact journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and American Journal of Physiology. Dr. Kashyap has trained a number of medical students, residents and fellows and enjoys teaching evidence based medicine.