Biosketch: Dr. Mehul Choksi is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Therapeutic Endoscopist. After completing his MBBS from Mumbai University, Dr. Choksi pursued his residency training in General Medicine from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore which has been ranked as one of the top ten medical institutes in the country. Thereafter, Dr. Choksi completed his residency training in Gastroenterology from the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu which has been consistently ranked among the top three medical institutes in the country.He further trained in Digestive Oncology and Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai which is India’s premier Cancer Institute where he also held a teaching position.Dr. Choksi was awarded the Peter Cotton Travel Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA where he underwent training in latest and advanced therapeutic GI Endoscopy procedures. He has also done an Observership at the Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Florida Hospital, Orlando, the USA where he learned Endoscopic Ultrasound Techniques.Dr. Choksi is well versed with Diagnostic and Therapeutic GI Endoscopy procedures encompassing Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound. He is trained in the palliative stenting of advanced GI Malignancies. He has vast experience in treating Benign and Malignant GI Disorders.Research Work and Publications:1. Hepatic overlap and sequential syndromes a report of three cases. S Agal, R Baijal, Mehul Choksi, Praveen Kumar H R. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2006 Volume 25, Supplement 2: A154.2. Randomized controlled trial to assess the effect of Rabeprazole on post-esophageal Variceal Ligation (EVL) ulcers. R Baijal, Praveen Kumar H R, Mehul Choksi, S Agal. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2006 Volume 25, Supplement 2: A156.3. Genotype III – HCV infection. Amarapurkar DN, Choksi M. Trop Gastroenterol. 2007 Apr-Jun; 28(2):58-63.4. The association of HTLV-1 infection, persistent intestinal infection with Strongyloides Stercoralis and gastrointestinal lymphoma. Mehul Choksi, AJ Joseph, Ebby Simon, Apurva Shah, Jeyamani Ramachandran, Balakrishnan S Ramakrishna. BMJ Case Reports, April 2009.5. Efficacy of initial chelation with penicillamine followed by zinc monotherapy in hepatic Wilson’s disease. Mehul Choksi, C E Eapen, U Zachariah, G Chandy and G Kurian. 2009 Volume 28, Supplement 1: A163-164. 6. PP02-24. M.J. Choksi, N.R. Bhatt, N.D. Patel, M. Padavarat, G.P. Tahiliani, D N Amarapurkar. Drug-Induced Liver Injury: A Prospective and Retrospective Study of Patients from India. Hepatol Int (2011) 5:3–558.7. PP23-26. M.J. Choksi, N.R. Bhatt, V.S. Gudsoorkar, D.N. Amarapurkar, A.D Amarapurkar. Portal Hypertensive Polyps a New Entity in Portal Hypertension. Hepatol Int (2011) 5:3–558.8. PP39-62. N. Patel, D. Amarapurkar, M. Padaravat, M. Choksi, S. Joshi, N. Bhatt. Hepatobiliary Complications in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Hepatol Int (2011) 5:3–558.9. PP39-63. N. Patel, D. Amarapurkar, N. Bhatt, M. Choksi, S. Joshi, M. Padaravat. Hepatobiliary Complications in Celiac Disease. Hepatol Int (2011) 5:3–558.10. Portal hypertensive polyps: Distinct entity: Deepak Amarapurakar, Anjali D. Amarapurkar, Nirav Bhatt, Mehul J. Choksi, Pooja Amarapurkar. Poster presented in Digestive Disease, Week 2012, San Diego, CA, USA.11. Colorectal polyps in Tata Memorial Hospital—back to the future, a comparative study. Amit Yelsangikar, Himanshu Patel, Manish Kak, Mehul. Choksi, Prachi Patil, Shaesta Mehta, KM Mohandas. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2011, Volume 30, Supplement 1: A 70-71.12. Hepatocellular carcinoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma—similar yet different. Himanshu Patel, Amit Yelsangikar, Manish Kak, Mehul. Choksi, Prachi Patil, Sharsta Mehta, KM Mohandas. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2011, Volume 30, Supplement 1: A 122.13. Portal hypertensive polyps: Distinct entity. Anjali Amarapurkar, Deepak Amarapurkar, Mehul Choksi, Nirav Bhatt, Pooja Amarapurkar. Indian J Gastroenterol, (May–June 2013) 32(3):195–199.