Shruti attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she obtained a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She then earned her MD at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, during which time she completed clinical research with the Department of Surgical Oncology investigating the management of peritoneal surface malignancies. She has completed two years of General Surgery residency at Northwell Health and has now joined the lab as a clinical researcher to work on developing a novel microdevice for chemotherapy sensitivity testing in pancreatic cancer, in an effort to personalize cancer care.