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Dr. Girotra is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a therapeutic endoscopist, and Director of Endoscopy at University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics (UMHC). 

He completed his medical school at the Christian Medical College and Hospital in Ludhiana, India before joining the Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Internal Medicine Residency program where he served for an additional year as Chief Resident. During that time, he became invested with activities of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and served as Co-Chair for ACP-Chief Residents Association of Baltimore. He then completed a Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), where he was also nominated as the Chief Fellow. He served as GI faculty at UAMS, before pursuing a therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California.

Dr. Girotra has been actively involved in education and mentoring of GI fellows, IM residents and medical students, and takes pride in helping his residents/fellows excel academically. He is a member of the "ACG Training Committee", "ACG Digital Publications Committee" and recently served as a Co-Director of the ACG 2nd Year Fellows Course in 2016. He also is active in ASGE and AGA, having served as reviewer of DDW abstracts.

He is extremely passionate about research, having won several research recognitions including “Mendeloff award” and “ACP Maryland Chapter research award,” and extramural funding to support his clinical research. His clinical and research interests include therapeutic pancreatico-biliary endoscopy (ERCP, EUS), advanced luminal endoscopy (RFA, Stenting), emerging technologies, endoscopic innovation, fecal microbiota transplantation and general endoscopy. He has published about 80 original articles, and close to 100 abstracts and presentations at regional, national and international platforms. He considers himself fortunate for receiving several opportunities to work with wonderful investigators and mentors, which have helped him shape his career, and he strives to extend the same quality of mentorship to coming generations of gastroenterologists.