Dr. Chaurasia 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.
As a gastroenterologist of more than twenty years, he is fully aware of the importance of studying each case as its own unique instance. He is devoted to targeting the problem and does not stop until the most effective treatment plan is achieved.
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. Over the several decades, he has successfully managed a score of patients with a variety of gastrointestinal conditions including gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease.
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 2015, he received the prestigious "Physician of Excellence" award from the Orange County Medical Association, California.
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.
His membership and affiliations include
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.