Gursimran S. Kochhar, MD

Associate Editor

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Gursimran S. Kochhar, MD, is a gastroenterologist, Associate Division Chief of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Medical Director of Endoscopic Innovations at Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He specializes in interventional inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and advanced therapeutic procedures.

Dr. Kochhar completed his training in internal medicine at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, where he subsequently received training in nutrition and finished a gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship focused on training in IBD. Dr. Kochhar then completed his advanced endoscopy fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Kochhar has been at the forefront of managing IBD and its complications with various advanced endoscopic procedures. His innovative research on the endoscopic management of IBD has been successfully published in leading gastroenterology journals, including Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He has more than 65 publications, including peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. His current research focuses on endoscopic management of IBD complications, artificial intelligence in health care, and newer endoscopic innovations.


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