Dr. Chirag Kothari

Dr Chirag Kothari is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford. He has a special interest in Liver Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disorders.

He has achieved both UK and Overseas postgraduate degrees and has a wide interest in General Internal Medicine and also received a Diploma in Elderly Care Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians of London.

He performs both upper and lower GI endoscopies and is a bowel scope screener which is a National pilot programme to screen cancer of the bowel. He has an interest in teaching and training and has presented in many international meetings.

Clinical Interests

  • Hepatology – Special interest in portal hypertension
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Endoscopy
  • GI Cancer diagnostics
  • Nutrition and malnutrition
  • Dyspepsia and GI motility problems
  • Pancreatic and biliary disorders 

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
  • British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Medical Protection Society (MPS)
  • British Association of Study of Liver (BASL)
  • British Viral Hepatitis Group (BVHG)