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Truptesh H. Kothari, M.D., M.S.

Truptesh H. Kothari, M.D., M.S.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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Konar Center for Digestive and Liver Disease

601 Elmwood Avenue, Ambulatory Care Center, 4th & 5th Floor
Rochester, NY 14642

About Me

Dr. Kothari 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 clo...
Dr. Kothari 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.

He leads the Bariatric Endoscopy Program at Strong Memorial Hospital. He performs intragastric balloon placement, revision procedure for gastric bypass like endoscopic outlet reduction.

Dr. Kothari is passionate about patient care and is committed to providing the highest quality personalized care to every patient.

Professional Background

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 ...
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.

Certified Specialties

Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Faculty Appointments

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

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Endoscopy, Fox Chase Cancer Center. 2013 - 2014

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Lenox Hill Hospital. 2010 - 2013

Fellowship, Transplant Hepatology, State University of NY Health Science Center/Brooklyn. 2009 - 2010

Residency, Internal Medicine, James J Peters VA Medical Center-Bronx. 2007 - 2009

Internship, Internal Medicine, James J Peters VA Medical Center-Bronx. 2006 - 2007

Education

MS | The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. 2006

MBBS | Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College (India). 2002

Awards

First prize winner-best video. 2012

Best Audio-Visual Presentation. 2011

Educational Grant Award Winner. 2011

Educational Grant Award Winner. 2010

Elias Hochman-Young Researcher Award. 2006

Outstanding Researcher Award. 2006

Education Enrichment Award. 2005 - 2006

Educational Enrichment Award. 2004 - 2005

Research

Clinical Trials

SpHincterotomy for Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis (SHARP Trial)

Lead Researcher: Truptesh Kothari

The purpose of this study is to determine if a procedure called Endoscopic Retrograde CholangioPancreatography (ERCP) with sphincterotomy reduces the risk of pancreatitis or the number of recurrent pancreatitis episodes in patients with...

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