Dr. Jagdish M. Kothari is a Senior Consultant - Gastro Intestinal & Hepatobiliary Services at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad. After completing M.B.B.S and M.S (General Surgery) in 1988 he further pursued his M.Ch. training from a famous institute in Gujarat. Thereafter, he went for advanced training in GI & Hepatobiliary Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC), New York, USA in 1993. He is also a visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins Institute, Baltimore and MSKCC, New York, USA. He has been awarded the famous Internal Cancer Research Technology Transfer (ICRETT) fellowship by International Union Against Cancer (UICC) Geneva, Switzerland. He specializes in GI & Hepatobiliary Surgeries like Sphincter Preserving Rectal Surgery, D2 Gastrectomy, Hepatectomy and Major Pancreatic Resection. He has won many Best presentation & Best paper awards at various National & International Conferences and has been invited as Faculty, Speaker and Panelist at national and international conferences. He is an active member of the Association of Fellows of UICC, Geneva, Switzerland, Indian Society of Oncology, Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, Association of Surgeons of India and Indian Medical Council.