Dr. Rahul Kothari
Liver Specialist GI Endoscopist
Kothari Endocopy center is a state of the art endoscopic center with a wide array of procedures being performed to diagnose and treat various gastrointestinal problems encountered in day-to-day practice. The center is managed by Dr.Rahul Kothari who has over two years experience after specializing in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology.
He has completed his D.M in gastroenterology from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences,Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University,Chennai which is a charitable institute and a large tertiary care center in South India with a well equipped gastroenterology department.
Dr.Rahul is a qualified and well trained gastroenterologist and hepatologist with expertise in diverse range of endoscopic procedures. He has good amount of experience in treating critical and challenging cases .
Dr.Rahul is registered with the Indian Society of Gastroenterology and Deccan Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
He always keeps up to date with the latest techniques through attending various training courses and has also published articles in International Journals.
Before starting his own venture, he has worked as Assistant Professor at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences. He was appointed as Chief Consultant Gastroenterologist at a renowned Aster Aadhar hospital in Kolhapur. He is currently also working as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at various renowned hospitals in Pune.
At KEC, we emphasize on accurate diagnosis and treatment so as to solve the problem from the root.
1. DM(Gastroenterology) – Correlation between
serumcytokeratin 18 levels & stage of fibrosis on liver biopsy inpatients with chronic liver
Serum CK 18 levelsreflect hepatocyte apoptosis & levels tend to increase withincreasing hepatocellular injury & increasing stage of liverfibrosis. In this study levels of CK18 correlated well with stageof fibrosis in patients with NAFLD related cirrhosis thancirrhosis due to other etiologies as has been found in most otherstudies.
2. Med e journal - “Microbiological profile andantimicrobial sensitivity pattern in acute bacterialcholangititis"
In this study most organisms causing acutebacterial cholangitis were found to be monomicrobial & mostlycaused by gram –ve enteric organisms & most were sensitive to 3rdgeneration cephalosporins.
3. MD(Gen Medicine) – Correlation of serumadiponectin levels in patients with diabetes mellitus with &without myocardial infarction
Serum adiponectin levelsdecrease in patients with diabetes due to increased insulinresistance & were found to decrease further in patients who alsohad myocardial infarction than in those patients who did not.