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Dr. Mehul Choksi - Gastroenterology in Mumbai

Dr. Mehul Choksi

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

GastroenterologyGastroenterology
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 2 Awards

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Clinic Locations

The Gastrohealth Clinic

Gabriel House, Gabriel Cross Road, Off Lady Jamshedji Road, Behind Paradise Cinema, Mahim West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital

S.V. Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre

A - 791, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Services

  • 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
  • Esophageal and Anal Manometry
  • Liver Biopsy
  • PEG Tube Placement
  • Side viewing endoscopy and biopsy
  • Esophageal, Enteral and Colonic Stent placement
  • Therapeutic Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Single Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Piles Treatment (Non Surgical)
  • Liver Disease Treatment
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( IBS ) Treatment
  • Abdominal Pain Treatment
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation Treatment
  • ERCP
  • Colitis Treatment
  • Gastritis Treatment
  • Hepatitis B Treatment
  • Hepatitis C Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids Treatment
  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Treatment
  • Steatosis
  • Peptic / Gastric Ulcer Treatment
  • Acute Pancreatitis Treatment
  • Jaundice Treatment
  • Hepatitis D Treatment
  • Hepatitis E Treatment
  • Wilson's Disease Treatment
  • Gastroenteritis Treatment
  • Hepatitis A Treatment
  • Appendicitis Treatment
  • Gall Bladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment
  • Ulcerative Colitis Treatment
  • Bladder Cancer Surgery

Specialization

  • Gastroenterologist

Education

  • Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Mumbai - 2001 Graduated
    MBBS
  • St John's Medical College, Bangalore - 2004 Graduated
    MD - General Medicine
  • Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore - 2010 Graduated
    DM - Gastroenterology
  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA - 2015 Graduated
    Peter Cotton Advanced Endoscopy Travel Fellowship
  • Florida Hospital, Orlando, USA - 2015 Graduated
    Advanced Endoscopy Observership at the Center for Interventional Endoscopy,

Work & Experience

  • Tata Memorial Hospital
    Ad – Hoc Lecturer, Department of Digestive Diseases and Clinical Nutrition
    2012-2013
  • Tata Memorial Hospital
    Specialist Senior Resident 2011 2012
    2011-2012
  • Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre
    Assistant Gastroenterologist 2010 2011
    2010-2011
  • Jagjivanram Railway Hospital, Mumbai Diplomate National Board
    Trainee in Gastroenterology
    2006-2007
  • K J Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre
    Senior Registrar in General Medicine
    2005-2006
  • Asian Heart Institute
    Medical Officer Wards
    2004-2005

Awards

  • Oral Paper Award 50th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Kolkata, India

  • Nominated for Best Shatayushi Foundation Medical Student

Membership

  • Association of Interventional GI Endoscopy Foundation, India

Health Articles

What Does a Gastroenterologist Do?

Gastroenterologists specialize in diagnosing and treating issues concerning the digestive tract, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. They conduct procedures like colonoscopies and treat conditions like Crohn's disease, ulcers, and hepatitis. Referrals to gastroenterologists often stem from concerns related to swallowing, heartburn, or unexplained weight changes. These specialists also manage diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and perform procedures like endoscopies and ultrasounds. Choosing a trustworthy gastroenterologist involves seeking referrals from primary care doctors and considering insurance coverage. It's crucial to establish open communication with your gastroenterologist for effective treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and related disorders.

Fatty Liver: Everything You Need to Know

The liver is present on the right side of the belly, a meaty organ weighing about 3 pounds. The liver has two large sections- left and right lobes, along with parts of the pancreas and intestines, the gallbladder sits under the liver. With these organs, the liver works together to absorb, process, and digest food. The main function of the liver is to maintain and filter the blood coming from the digestive tract to the rest of the body. The liver detoxify metabolizes drugs and detoxifies chemicals along with also makes proteins for blood clotting and other life-supporting functions mentioned below-

11 Best Foods to Keep Your Liver Healthy

The liver is a powerhouse of an organ. It performs a variety of essential tasks, ranging from producing proteins, cholesterol, and bile to storing vitamins, minerals, and even carbohydrates. It also breaks down toxins like alcohol, medicines, and natural by-products of metabolism. Keeping your liver in good shape is important for maintaining health. Your liver not only produces vital proteins, cholesterol, and bile but also stores vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that you need to keep your body healthy. It breaks down harmful toxins, too, including alcohol, medications, and natural by-products of metabolism.

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