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    Om P. Chaurasia, MD

    Om P. Chaurasia, MD, FACG, FASGE, AGAF

    Om P. Chaurasia, MD, FACG, FASGE, AGAF

    Dr. Chaurasia has been in the field of gastroenterology for more than twenty-five years and is a recipient of several professional awards including "Physician of Excellence" award by the Orange County Medical Association, California on multiple occasions. He has served as the President of the Orange County Gastroenterology Society, as a committee member of the American College of Gastroenterology, and on the clinical faculty as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Irvine, and is currently the medical director of Pacific Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center.

    In addition to general gastroenterololgy including colon cancer screening, he has a particular interest and expertise in the Endoscopic Retrogrde Cholangio-Pancretography (ERCP) and in the field of pancreatobiliary diseases.

    Dr. Chaurasia received his medical degree from the Prince of Wales Medical College, Patna, India, followed by internal medicine training in England, UK.

    He completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University Medical Center, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. In addition, he served there as the chief medical resident. He did 3-year fellowship training in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of California, Irvine. At the University of Amsterdam, Holland, an internationally renowned center for pancreatobiliary endoscopy, he completed advanced training in therapeutic ERCP.

    His board certification includes American subspecialty board of gastroenterology which he passed with the highest decile of ten. He has received several awards including the Glaxo Fellow’s award at the national meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association.

    In peer-reviewed journals, he has authored several original articles and abstracts. He has given presentations at various professional society meetings at the state, national and international levels.

    He is the past President of the UC Irvine Gastroenterology Alumni Association and the Indian Medical Association of Southern California.

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    Dr. Chaurasia speaks English and Hindi. He is married with 2 grown daughters and a son.  His hobbies include tennis, swimming and keeping abreast with world affairs.

    Dr. Chaurasia’s practice philosophy:

    "He enjoys interacting with patients and their families, spending ample time to listen to their concerns about care. He also takes time to educate them about the disease process and discuss treatment options. It is highly rewarding for him to be able to provide medical services using modern technology integrated with personalized care, where patient’s involvement in medical care choices is encouraged."


    Academic Position

    • Assistant Clinical Professor
      Department of Medicine
      University of California, Irvine
      1996 to 2013

    Post Graduate Education

    • Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
      University of California, Irvine (U.C.I.)
    • Fellow, Advanced Pancreato-Biliary Endoscopy
      Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Chief Medical Resident/Resident in Internal Medicine
      East Carolina University (E.C.U.) School of Medicine
      Greenville, North Carolina
    • Internal Medicine training including as Senior House Officer & Registrar
      Rotating Hospitals, England, U.K.


    • M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)           
      Patna Medical College, Patna, India
      (Formerly Prince of Wales Medical College)
    • M.R.C.P. (Member of Royal College of Physicians)           
      England, U.K.
    • L.R.C.P. (Licentiate of Royal College of Physicians) and           
      M.R.C.S. (Member of Royal College of Surgeons)
      England, U.K.

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