Pichamol “Sigh” Jirapinyo, MD, MPH
Dr. Pichamol “Sigh” Jirapinyo is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Assistant Director of Bariatric Endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Holding triple board certifications in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and obesity medicine, she also directs the Bariatric Endoscopy Fellowship, training the next generation of advanced endoscopists.
Considered one of the country’s top researchers in advanced endoscopy and obesity management, Dr. Jirapinyo has pioneered studies on the integration of anti-obesity medication with cutting-edge endoscopic weight loss techniques and plays a pivotal role in addressing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) through bariatric endoscopy.
Consistently championing holistic patient care, she was recognized as a Top Doctor by Boston Magazine in 2023. She contributes her expertise as a member of the Advisory Board for both the Association for Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE) and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), and the Educational Affairs Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).
Dr. Jirapinyo’s academic journey includes a medical degree from Harvard, a master’s in public health from Harvard T.H. Chan School, a residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and fellowships at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.