Dr. Mehul Choksi
Department of Gastroenterology
MD (General Medicine); DM (Gastroenterology)

Profile

Dr Mehul Choksi is a reputed Consultant Gastroenterologist having in Mumbai with an experience of over a decade in the field of digestive diseases and advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

After completing MBBS from Mumbai University, Dr. Choksi pursued his residency training in General Medicine at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore. Thereafter, he completed his residency training in Gastroenterology at the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu which is ranked consistently amongst the top three medical institutes in India.

After completing DM (Gastroenterology), Dr. Choksi underwent training in Gastrointestinal Oncology and Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at India’s premier cancer institute; Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai where he also held a teaching position.

He was awarded the Peter Cotton Travel Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA where he underwent training in the latest and advanced therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures. He is also trained at the Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Florida Hospital, Orlando, USA where he learnt Endoscopic Ultrasound techniques.

Dr. Choksi has immense experience in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic gatsrointestinal endoscopy procedures encompassing gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP, EUS and enteroscopy including palliative stenting of advanced gastrointestinal malignancies. He is expert in treating benign and malignant gastrointestinal disorders.

 

Area Of Interest

  • Therapeutic Endoscopy, ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology

Awards and Recognition

     

    • 2009 – Oral Paper Award at the 50th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Kolkata, India
    • 2000 – Nominated for the Best Medical Student by Shatayushi Foundation
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Research 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 Rabreprazole 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, A J 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 201332(3):195–199.
    14. Migrated surgical clips within bile duct stone suspected on EUS and verified on ERCP. Mehul Choksi, Mahesh Desai. VideoGIE. Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages A1-A2, 35-66 (March 2017)
    15. Maintenance zinc therapy after initial penicillamine chelation to treat symptomatic hepatic Wilson's disease in resource constrained setting. Gupta P, Choksi M, Goel A, Zachariah U, Sajith KG, Ramachandran J, Chandy G, Kurian G, Rebekah G, Eapen CE. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan; 37(1):31-38.