Dr. Thirumurthi was born in Toronto, Canada. She earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. Dr. Thirumurthi received her masters from Georgetown University in Washington DC. She completed her residency at Baylor College of Medicine and her fellowship at the University of Texas Houston both located in Houston, Texas. Dr. Thirumurthi is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Endoscopy at Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston, Texas.