Department of
Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital
A member of Alameda Health System


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Taft Bhuket, MD
Division: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Division Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Director, Endoscopy Unit
Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF

Undergraduate School:

University of Texas at Austin

Medical School:

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


University of Michigan Medical Center

Clinical Interest:

Complications of liver disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer

Research Interest:

Colorectal cancer in the underserved

Recent Publications:

Challenges and possible solutions to colorectal cancer screening for the underserved.

Gupta S, Sussman DA, Doubeni CA, Anderson DS, Day L, Deshpande AR, Elmunzer BJ, Laiyemo AO, Mendez J, Somsouk M, Allison J, Bhuket T, Geng Z, Green BB, Itzkowitz SH, Martinez ME. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Apr;106(4):dju032. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju032. Epub 2014 Mar 28. Review.

FIT testing: an overview.

Day LW, Bhuket T, Allison J. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2013 Nov;15(11):357. doi: 10.1007/s11894-013-0357-x. Review.

Diversity of endoscopy center operations and practice variation across California's safety-net hospital system: a statewide survey.

Day LW, Bhuket T, Inadomi JM, Yee HF. BMC Res Notes. 2013 Jun 15;6:233. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-233

Recent Presentations:

AHS Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: "An Introduction to Cirrhosis"