Truptesh H. Kothari, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Truptesh H. Kothari, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 646
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-4711

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Patient Care Bio

Dr. Truptesh H. Kothari is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Director of the Developmental Endoscopy Laboratory at the University of Rochester (DELUR). Dr. Kothari earned his medical degree at M.R. Medical College in Karnataka, India and received his master's degree in Clinical Sciences from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai Bronx VA program in New York City and a Hepatology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He pursued his Gastroenterology and Hepatology training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Dr. Kothari has also completed interventional endoscopy training at Fox Chase Cancer Center –

Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He has clinical expertise in interventional endoscopic ultrasound, diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP, intraluminal stent placement, esophageal endotherapy for Barrett's esophagus, Achalasia, Zenker's myotomy, and pancreatic-biliary disorders. His various research interests include fistula closure, per oral endoscopy myotomy (POEM), Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and new device innovation. Dr. Kothari is passionate about patient care and is committed to providing the highest quality personalized care to every patient.

Awards & Honors (National)

Educational Grant Award Winner | GI Cancer Symposium | St. Louis, MO 2011
Educational Grant Award Winner | GI Cancer Symposium | St. Louis, MO 2010

Awards & Honors (Local)

First prize winner-best video | NYSGE AV Presentation 2012
Best Audio-Visual Presentation | Annual NYSGE Meeting 2011
Educational Grant Award Winner | "BILEC Course" | Beth Israel Medical Center, Boston, MA 2011
2nd Place Winner | North Shore LIJ Research Competition 2011
Elias Hochman-Young Researcher Award | The University of Texas Medical Branch | Galveston, Texas 2006
Outstanding Researcher Award | The University of Texas Medical Branch | Galveston, TX 2006
Education Enrichment Award | Herzog Foundation | The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2005 - 2006
Educational Enrichment Award | Herzog Foundation | The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2004 - 2005

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Transplant Hepatology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

Fellowship | Advanced Endoscopy (ERCP, EUS) | Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University2014
Fellowship | Gastroenterology | Lenox Hill Hospital2013
Fellowship | Hepatology | State University of New York2010
Residency | Internal Medicine | James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program2009
MS | Clinical Science | Univ Texas Med Br-Galveston2006
MBBS | Medicine | India-Mahadevappa Rampure Med Col, Gulbarga2001

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Endoscopy at Fox Chase Cancer Center07/01/2013 - 6/30/2014
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine07/01/2009 - 6/30/2010
Residency in Internal Medicine at Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Bronx)07/01/2007 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Internal Medicine at Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Bronx)07/01/2006 - 6/30/2007