Dr. Chaurasia received his medical degree from Patna Medical College, formerly
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 obtained 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.
He has served as the President of the Orange county gastroenterology society,
and as a committee member of the American College of Gastroenterology.
He has served 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.
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.
Shankar U, Prasad M,
Chaurasia OP. A rare case of langerhans cell histiocytosis of the gastrointestinal tract.
World J Gastroenterol 2012; 18(12): 1410-1413.
Chaurasia OP, Rauws EAJ, Fockens P, Huibregtse K. Endoscopic techniques for retrieval
of proximally migrated biliary stents: the Amsterdam experience.
Gastrointest Endosc 50:780-785, 1999.
Chaurasia OP. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastro-jejunostomy tube placement.
Gastrointest Endosc 47:433-434, 1998.
Irwin FL Jr, Sarfeh IJ, Tanoue K,
Chaurasia OP, Tarnawski A. The role of extracellular matrix in injury to gastric mucosa
J Clin Gastroenterol 21 Suppl 1:S18-23, 1995.
Chaurasia OP, Chang KJ. A novel technique for percutaneous endoscopic gastrojejunostomy
Gastrointest Endosc 42:165-168, 1995.
Chaurasia OP, Marcuard SP, Seidel ER. Insulin-like growth factor I in human gastrointestinal
Regulatory Peptides 50:113-119, 1994.