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Rajan Kochar, MD, MPH


About This Provider

Dr. Kochar provides comprehensive care in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. This includes high-quality colon cancer screening and state-of-the-art treatment for GERD/Barrett's esophagus, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and pancreatobiliary disease. His special interest lies in the field of advanced endoscopy and pancreatobiliary endoscopy. He routinely performs advanced endoscopic procedures such as radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and fine needle aspiration (FNA), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of large gastric, duodenal and colonic polyps. He is the director of the Center for Advanced Endoscopy (CAE) at Springfield Clinic.



  • University of Delhi-Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India


  • Internal Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL


  • Gastroenterology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX
  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology

Professional Memberships

  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Sangamon County Medical Society