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Dr. Umid Kumar Shrestha
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Dr. Umid Kumar Shrestha is a Principal Consultant and Head at Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy at Nepal Mediciti. He did his MBBS from Rajshahi University, MD in Internal Medicine from Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University and Ph.D. in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Wuhan University School of Medicine. 
He was a Berenson’s Scholar in advanced endoscopy from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital, USA. Dr. Shrestha is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG). He was a Professor of Medicine at Manipal College of Medical Sciences, under Kathmandu University. 
 
He has published many papers in renowned international journals such as ‘Inflammatory Bowel Diseases’, ‘Digestive Diseases and Sciences’, ‘Genes and Immunity’, ‘Clinica Chimica Acta’, etc. He has been a peer reviewer of international journals such as ‘The American Journal of Gastroenterology’, ‘Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology’, ‘European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology’, ’Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology’, ’BioMedCentral journal, Trials’, etc. 
 
He has contributed with several unique endoscopic pictures for the Endoscopic Slide Atlas of GastroHep.com, published by Wiley-Blackwell publication of USA.He regularly performs the diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures at Department of Endoscopy at Nepal Mediciti.
 
Diagnostic
UGI Endoscopy (Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy,EGD) 
Colonoscopy          
 Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
 
Diagnostic and Therapeutic
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)                                
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) with Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)  
ERCP with Sphincterotomy/ Sphincteroplasty/ Plastic stent/ Metallic stent/ CBD Stone Removal/ Pancreatic Stone Removal/ Others
 
Therapeutic:
Endoscopic polypectomy of polyp in esophagus or stomach or Duodenum or Colon
Endoscopy Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Endoscopic Variceal Band Ligation (EVL)
Sclerotherapy
Hemostasis of the bleeding ulcers by endoscopic clipping or coagulation or epinephrine injection
Hemostasis by Argon Plasma Coagulation
Glue injection for Gastric Varices
Foreign Body Removal
Endoscopic Balloon Dilatation of stricture of esophagus or Pylorus or Duodenum
Endoscopic Balloon Dilation of Achalasia Cardia
Palliative treatment by opening up of the lumen of the digestive tract in esophageal, gastric and duodenal cancer by metallic stenting.
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrotomy (PEG)
Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy (PEJ)
Endoscopic drainage of pseudocyst of the pancreas: EUS guided Cystoduodenostomy; EUS guided cystogastrostomy
EUS guided Cholecystoduodenostomy, Cholecystogastrostomy, Choledochoduodenostomy, Celiac Plexus Neurolysis, etc
Intragastric Balloon Placement (IBP) for weight loss program
Others
 

Practise Groups And Affiliations

  • Affiliations Past Affiliations: Professor of Medicine at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara
Education

  • Medical Education MD, Ph.D. in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, FACG (USA)