Dr. Adil E. Bharucha, MBBS, MD, AGAF is a Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Professor of Medicine, Director of the Office of Clinical Trials, and Chair of the Clinical Trials and Research Compliance Subcommittees at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He is actively engaged in clinical practice, research and education. He enjoys looking after patients and finding solutions for their challenging symptoms. Indeed, his clinical research is underpinned by insights from patients and focused on addressing questions that impact their well-being. His research, supported by 2 NIH grants, applies multi-disciplinary and integrated approaches to understand the pathophysiology, and develop novel approaches for managing, diabetic enteropathy and female pelvic floor disorders, particularly fecal incontinence and obstructed defecation.