Dr. Mehul Choksi

Dr. Mehul Choksi

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MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology, Peter Cotton Advanced Endoscopy Travel Fellowship, Advanced Endoscopy Observership at the Center for Interventional Endoscopy,

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12 Years Experience

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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 in 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-oesophagal 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, Shasta 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, Shasta 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.

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Services

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Diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
Gastroscopic/Colonoscopic biopsies
Endoscopic sclerotherapy and Endoscopic variceal ligation
Cyanoacrylate injection for fundal varices
Injection therapy for bleeding peptic ulcer
Heater / Silver probe and Hemoclip application for bleeding ulcer
Argon plasma coagulation application
Snare polypectomy
Esophageal and Colonic stricture dilation (Savary Gilliard/CRE Balloon)
Endoscopic Nasogastric/Nasojejunal tube placement
Achalasia cardia dilatation
Foreign Body Removal
Paediatric Endoscopy under Anaesthesia
Sengstaken Blakemore tube placement
On table intra-operative gastroscopy/ enteroscopy

Specializations

Education

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MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Mumbai, 2001
MD - Internal Medicine - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 2004
DM - Gastroenterology - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 2010

Experience

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2012 - 2013 Ad – Hoc Lecturer, Department of Digestive Diseases and Clinical Nutrition at Tata Memorial Hospital
2011 - 2012 Specialist Senior Resident 2011 2012 at Tata Memorial Hospital
2010 - 2011 Assistant Gastroenterologist 2010 2011 at Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre
2006 - 2007 Trainee in Gastroenterology at Jagjivanram Railway Hospital, Mumbai Diplomate National Board
2005 - 2006 Senior Registrar in General Medicine at K J Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre

Awards and Recognitions

Oral Paper Award 50th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Kolkata, India - 2009
Nominated for Best Shatayushi Foundation Medical Student - 2000

Memberships

Association of Interventional GI Endoscopy Foundation, India

Registrations

2001020400 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2001
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