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

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Clinical Interests

Colon Cancer Screening; Colonoscopy; Double Balloon Enteroscopy; Endoscopic Mucosal Resection; Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography; Endoscopic Ultrasound; General Gastroenterology; GI Oncology; Hemorrhoid Treatment; Pancreatic & Biliary; Upper Endoscopy; Video Capsule Endoscopy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-4711

Fax: (585) 276-0101

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Biography

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 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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

2001
MBBS | India-Mahadevappa Rampure Med Col, Gulbarga
Medicine

2006
MS | Univ Texas Med Br-Galveston
Clinical Science

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Internal Medicine at J.J. Peters VAMC

7/1/2010 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital

07/01/2006 - 6/30/2007
Internship in Internal Medicine at J.J. Peters VAMC

7/1/2009 - 6/30/2010
Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014
Fellowship in Endoscopy at Fox Chase Cancer Center

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Awards

2012
First prize winner-best video
Sponsor: NYSGE AV Presentation

2011
Best Audio-Visual Presentation
Sponsor: Annual NYSGE Meeting

2011
Educational Grant Award Winner
Sponsor: GI Cancer Symposium
Location: St. Louis, MO

2010
Educational Grant Award Winner
Sponsor: GI Cancer Symposium
Location: St. Louis, MO

2006
Elias Hochman-Young Researcher Award
Sponsor: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston, Texas

2006
Outstanding Researcher Award
Sponsor: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston, TX

2005 - 2006
Education Enrichment Award
Sponsor: Herzog Foundation
Location: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

2004 - 2005
Educational Enrichment Award
Sponsor: Herzog Foundation
Location: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

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