Dr. Pathik Parikh

Consultant Hepatologist & Liver Transplant Physician
MD.DM Gold Medalist
Fellowship in Hepatology & Liver Transplant (U.K.)
Fellowship in Liver Intensive Care (U.K.)

Our Motto

Providing comprehensive liver care at affordable cost in ahmedabad.

— Dr. Pathik Parikh

Experience

Zydus Hospitals, AhmedabadConsultant

– Carry out outpatient clinics, outreach clinics, CMEs

– Manage all the admitted and referred patients in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

– Carry out the diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies

Apollo Hospitals, Navi MumbaiAttending Consultant

– Independent OPD, indoor and endoscopy rights

– To carry out clinics daily and manage all patients attending Gastroenterology/Hepatology outpatient department

– Manage all the admitted and referred patients in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

– Take care of patients pre and post liver transplantation

Kings College Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, LondonSenior Clinical Fellow

– Manage all admitted acute liver failure patients in the intensive care unit besides telephonically managing all referred patients from rest of United Kingdom,

– Intensive care management of all post-transplant patients till the time they are stable for step down

– Stabilise and manage all Acute on Chronic Liver Failure patients deteriorating and requiring intensive care till they are stable enough for
transplant or to be step down to the ward

– All hepatobiliary post-operative patients including liver resection and Whipple surgery are managed initially postoperatively till they are
off all organ support.

– Attend and take part in journal club, radiology meeting, mortality and morbidity meeting, transplant meeting and histology meetings.

Royal Free Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, LondonSenior Clinical Fellow

– Carry out as well as attend hepatology clinics like pre-transplant and post-transplant clinics, viral hepatitis clinics, autoimmune clinics, HCC clinics, metabolic clinics, NAFLD clinics and general hepatology clinics.

– Worked as Liver registrar looking after the patients in ITU, ward and even those admitted to A&E.

– Attend and take part in multidisciplinary meetings in histopathology, radiology, viral hepatitis and liver transplant.

– Took an active part in research and attended a certified course on systemic review writing.

– Attended Hepatology post graduate course at Royal Free Hospital, Adults BLS & ALS training.

Apollo Hospitals International Limited, Ahmedabad, IndiaAssociate Consultant

– Diagnose, counsel and treat all patients admitted in Gastroenterology unit as well as those attending OPDs

– Carry out diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures in the department

– Carried out systemic evaluation of patients referred from other departments and provided expert opinion

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai, IndiaSSMO

– In charge of Hepatology as well Gastroenterology outpatient departments with 800 patients a month

– In charge of all indoor admissions of the department with a turnover of 20 patients a week.

– Carry out therapeutic endoscopic procedures – ERCP, Endoscopic peptic ulcer bleeding, sclerotherapy, variceal band ligation, stricture dilatations, achalasia dilatations, argon plasma coagulation, hemoclip application, SEMS placement and PEG tube placement, polypectomy, stricture dilatation, control of lower GI bleed.

– Train 12 Gastroenterology residents in clinical examinations, ward procedures and endoscopy

– Visit government run hospital – Rajawadi Hospital for individually managing gastroenterology and hepatology patients

– Visit Kasturba Hospital – The “Jaundice hospital” of the state and supervise the management of all jaundiced patients.

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai, IndiaSenior Registrar

Looked after the indoor and OPD of gastroenterology department with a patient load of 800 per month

– Carried out systemic evaluation of patients referred from other departments and provided expert opinion

– Carried out 3000 diagnostic and 300 therapeutic upper GI scopies and 500 diagnostic and 50 therapeutic colonoscopies

– Presented seminars and journals on recent emerging topics in gastroenterology

– Took courses on Statistics for clinicians, Good clinical practice and scientific writing

B.J. Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, IndiaSenior Registrar

– Managed indoor as well as Outpatients department with a patient load of 1500 patients per month

– Conducted a special OPD for Diabetic patients with a patient load of 200 patients per month

– Trained 8 residents in history, examination and ward procedures in General Medicine wards

– Took lectures of undergraduates, nursing staff and physiotherapy students in General Medicine

B.J. Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, IndiaResident

– Carried out 24X7 duties in general medicine wards with 350 admissions per month

– Got exposed to super speciality departments with two-month rotations in oncology, cardiology, nephrology, gastroenterology and intensive medical care each

– Managed 100 patients of acute liver failure during hepatitis B epidemic during the year 2008 and 50 patients of methanol poisoning during the year 2009

– Was responsible for managing all admissions during Swine Flu Pandemic during the year 2010

– Started a program of health fitness for hospital staff by initiating a dedicated gymnasium in the hospital

B.J. Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, IndiaIntern

– Learned basics in clinical fields of Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, ENT and Pediatrics

– Worked as medical officer at primary health care centre, Adalaj, Gandhinagar and community health care centre, Sanand.

Education

  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai, India

    Aug 2011 – Aug 2014:
    Doctorate of Medicine (Gastroenterology)

  • B.J. Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, India

    Sep 2002 – Feb 2007:
    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

    Apr 2008 – Apr 2011:
    Doctor of Medicine (General Medicine) Apr 2008-Apr 2011