Our Providers

Raj Iyer, MD, AGAF

Raj Iyer, MD, AGAF

Dr. Raj Iyer is board certified as a gastroenterologist. She has practiced in Central Iowa since 2010 with a special interest in therapeutic gastroenterology, care and treatment of liver disease and women’s health.

Dr. Iyer was born and raised in India obtaining her medical degree at the B.J. Medical College, in Pune, India. She interned at the John H. Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County and also completed her Gastroenterology fellowship training there. Before joining IDDC, she worked as Associate Professor of Medicine in Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California and was faculty at Stanford University.

Dr. Iyer is delighted to have joined the medical team at Iowa Digestive Disease Center as it provides her the opportunity to apply her knowledge and skills in gastroenterology and the care of liver disease.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children and pursues interests in painting, photography and gardening.

Key Dates

Joined Iowa Digestive Disease Center: 2010


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
B.J. Medical College, Pune, India

Residency – Obstetrics and Gynecology (M.D.)
B.J. Medical College, Pune, India – Department of Ob/Gyn
Jan 1993 – Dec 1995

Internship and Residency – Categorical, Internal Medicine
Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
Aug 1998 – Aug 2001

Chief Resident – Department of Medicine
Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
July 2001 – June 2002

Fellow – Gastroenterology
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
July 2003 – June 2006


English, Medical Spanish
Indian languages: Hindi, Marathi, Tamil