After graduating from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/The Chicago Medical School, Dr. Bhargava Gannavarapu went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Irvine. He followed by earning his Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. He then went on to complete a 4th-year fellowship in advanced endoscopy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. Before starting his practice in San Jose, Dr. Gannavarapu was on staff at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago, IL, as an Interventional Gastroenterologist.

Dr. Gannavarapu specializes in therapeutic interventional endoscopy, focusing on minimally invasive endoscopic procedures, including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). His clinical focus is on the diagnosis and management of pancreaticobiliary diseases, including biliary obstruction, pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer. Other areas of focus include endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) for early gastrointestinal malignancy, including large colon polyps; management of Barrett’s Esophagus, including radiofrequency ablation; staging and palliation of gastrointestinal malignancy; and bariatric endoscopy.

Treatment Philosophy
Dr. Gannavarapu’s goal is to provide quality compassionate care to his patients by integrating the most up-to-date medical information along with state of the art medical technology. He practices gastroenterology based on proven, evidence-based medicine while executing his technical skills and clinical judgment to provide the best clinical outcome possible for his patients. Along with practicing the cognitive aspects of medicine, Dr. Gannavarapu strongly believes in patient engagement and communicating with his patients so that they can better understand their ailments and issues while incorporating the patient’s wishes into their treatment plan.
Specialties and Services
  • Gastroenterology
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Endolumenal Stenting
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Bariatric Endoscopy
  • Online Video Visits
Online Video Visits
Dr. Bhargava Gannavarapu is able to offer online tele-health services for patients who want to see or speak to the provider from the comfort of their home. Please contact our office at 408.471.9900 to schedule an appointment.
  • English
Education & Training
  • Fellowship: University of New Mexico and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Residency: University of California, Irvine
  • MD: The Chicago Medical School
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
San Jose Office
200 Jose Figueres Ave., Suite 170
San Jose, CA 95116
Phone: (408) 471-2222
Fax: (408) 471-2200

Los Gatos Office
14901 National Ave., Suite 101
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone: (408) 471-2222
Fax: (408) 471-3333

Mountain View Office
2490 Hospital Drive, Suite 300
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: (408) 471-2222
Fax: (844) 407-4559