Tarun Kothari

last updated 12/22/2017

Tarun Kothari

President at Rochester Gastroenterology Associates LLP

Location:
20 HAGEN DR, Rochester, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(585) 267-4040

General Information

Experience

Chief GI, MD - Rochester General Hospital

Education

M.D.

Recent News  

SHIEC : Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative | New Rochester RHIO Initiative Will Help Region Transition to Value-Based Payment Models; Dr. Tarun Kothari to Lead Effort - SHIEC : Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative

New Rochester RHIO Initiative Will Help Region Transition to Value-Based Payment Models; Dr. Tarun Kothari to Lead Effort
New Rochester RHIO Initiative Will Help Region Transition to Value-Based Payment Models; Dr. Tarun Kothari to Lead Effort New Rochester RHIO Initiative Will Help Region Transition to Value-Based Payment Models; Dr. Tarun Kothari to Lead Effort In conjunction, Tarun Kothari, MD, FACG, FACP, has been named to a newly-created medical director role with the RHIO, funded by an opportunity grant from the Greater Rochester Health Foundation. He will lead efforts to identify gaps between health care data currently collected by clinicians and community organizations, and the emerging data needs required for quality reporting. Dr. Kothari currently serves as Chief of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy for Unity Hospital / Rochester Regional Health System. He co-founded Rochester Gastroenterology Associates, from where he retired last year. Known across the region for his patient care innovations, widespread volunteerism and substantial philanthropy, Dr. Kothari was presented the Monroe County Medical Society's highest honor in 2016, the Edward Mott Moore Award. He resides in Pittsford. "We could not be more pleased that Dr. Kothari is joining the RHIO as our first medical director - a role that has significant long-term implications for the quality of care across 13 counties," noted Eisenstein. In appointing Dr. Kothari, we have a highly-collaborative physician whose proven knowledge in quality reporting, direct patient care and clinical leadership are remarkable."

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Tarun Kothari M.D., F.A.C.G., F.A.C.P
Dr. Tarun Kothari graduated from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India. He completed 3 years Internal Medicine residency at Hutzel Women's Hospital in Detroit, Michigan in 1977. He completed 2 years Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Rochester in 1979 and is Board Certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, hepatology, and endoscopy. Dr. Kothari is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Gastroenterology. He is a founding member of Rochester Gastroenterology Associates, LLP where he has been in private practice for over 34 years. He has served as Chief of Gastroenterology and Director of Endoscopy at Unity Hospital and has been a member of Unity health system Board of Directors since 1998. Dr. Kothari is an attending Gastroenterologist at Rochester General Hospital and Unity Hospital since 1979. Dr. Kothari received Physician of the year award in 2007 from his peers and has published extensively. He volunteers as teaching faculty at Unity Hospital and had been Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester. Dr. Kothari and his wife were honored by the Unity Board of directors and Unity Foundation by naming the Unity Endoscopy Unit as Kamal and Tarun Kothari Center for Endoscopy and Digestive diseases in 2012. Dr. Kothari has varied clinical practice interests including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreatobiliary diseases, barrett's esophagus, viral hepatitis and therapeutic endoscopy including ERCP, VCE, Bravo capsules, BARRX Ablations, and therapeutic stents.

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Tarun Kothari
Dr. Kothari is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist. He is also Chief of Gastroenterology and Director of Endoscopy at Unity Health Systems. He has been in practice of gastroenterology for over thirty two years. Dr. Kothari is a voluntary teaching faculty at Unity Health and Rochester General Hospital. He provides Gastroenterology consultations at both hospitals.

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