Anurag Maheshwari, M.D.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Dr. Mahashwari

A 2020 Top Doc - Baltimore magazine

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Anurag Maheshwari, M.D., specializes in liver disease at The Center for Liver and Hepatobiliary Diseases, part of The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland. His expertise helps patients seeking focused care for medical conditions of the liver. 

Liver Disease Specialist Offering Collaborative Care

Dr. Anurag Maheshwari provides experience in treating a range of concerns involving the liver including hepatitis, liver cancer, cirrhosis and bile duct conditions.

Dr. Maheshwari cares for patients in need of liver transplants and assists in pre- and post-operative transplant medical care, providing each patient individualized attention, coordination with liver transplant centers, and understanding as they progress toward recovery. Working with international authority Dr. Paul Thuluvath, Dr. Anurag Maheshwari is one of the physicians of The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy leading the way in the diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases.

Dr. Anurag Maheshwari works collaboratively with the specialists of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy, The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy, The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy, The Lung Center at Mercy, and the Division of Interventional Radiology. This comprehensive approach to diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract diseases and the expertise of our doctors makes The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy one of the best in Baltimore and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Award-Winning Gastroenterologist

Dr. Maheshwari has been named a "Top Doctor" in Gastroenterology/Liver Disease by Baltimore magazine.

Advanced Research in Liver Diseases

Dr. Anurag Maheshwari is active in advanced research projects in liver diseases. He has authored many peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on issues in liver disease. Dr. Anurag Maheshwari is an active speaker and has appeared at conferences and hospital grand rounds around the country. He has been published in:

  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Lancet
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Shakelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract


Education & Fellowships
  • Transplant Hepatology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship – Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency – St. Louis University Hospital, Missouri
  • Medical Degree – University of Bombay, India
Patient Stories
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A patient tells of her experience participating in a clinical trial for NASH at Mercy in Baltimore.

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Angela hadn't been feeling well and knew something wasn't right. Dr. Anurag Maheshwari diagnosed Angela with Hepatitis C, provided treatment, and she's now on the mend.

Etta - Mercy Patient


When cancer runs in your family, it is hard to avoid. Certain foods, supplements and a balanced diet may help reduce your risks.

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With the help of her son and Dr. Anurag Maheshwari, Lisa is now has a new liver and a new life.

Institute for Digestive Health and Live Disease - Mercy, Baltimore MD


Maureen had one of the most common symptoms of early liver disease, itching. With the help of Dr. Anurah Maheshwari, Maureen was able to get a diagnose and treatment.

Associations & Memberships
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases