Dr. Kartik Desai


Dr. Kartik Desai

Consultant Gastroenterology

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Educational Qualifications

  • DNB Gastroenterology
  • MD Internal Medicine
  • MBBS

  • 10+ years of Experience

Technical Skills

  • 1. Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic upper GI Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Variceal Ligation, Endoscopic Sclerotherapy, Glue injection for fundal varices, Management of ulcer bleed with injection therapy, Hemoclip, Heater Probe Coagulation, Argon plasma coagulation.
  • Achalasiacardia dilation
  • Dilatation of Benign and Malignant esophageal strictures.
  • Nasojejunal tube placement.
  • Percutaneous endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) placement.
  • Sideviewscopy to assess ampulla.
  • ERCP therapeutic
  • Diagnostic colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopic polypectomy
  • Management of colonic bleed with injection therapy, heater probe, argon plasma coagulation and hemoclip placement.
  • Endoscopic decompression of Sigmoid Volvulus and pseudo-obstruction.
  • Metal Stents placement in Oesophagus, Pylorus, Colon, Biliary tree
  • 2. Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound procedures like ascitic fluid study, liver biopsy, fine needle aspiration of liver, drainage of collections and liver abscess.


  • Currently working as Consultant Gastroenterologist at KD Hospital, Ahmedabad, since 2018.

Presentations & Seminars

  • Participated in the annual conference of Indian society of Gastroenterology, Kerala chapter in 2016.
  • Participated in the annual national conference of Indian society of gastroenterology in 2015.
  • Participated in the national conference of INASL in 2014.
  • Poster presentation on Solitary Ileal Ulcers and Crohn's Disease in National Conference of IBD at Cochin in 2014.
  • Poster presentation on Randomized control trial in Functional Bowel Disorders treatment with Antidepressant and Anxiolytics done at annual conference of Indian society of Gastroenterology in 2015.
  • Participated in National conference on POEM at Ahmedabad in 2017.
  • Participated in National conference of Gastroenterology, Cochin 2018