Dr. Kamat received a combined bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery degree in Mumbai, India. He holds a master of public health degree in epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. While completing his degree, he conducted scientific research at the Department of Interventional Radiology and the Department of Gastroenterology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas. Following an internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, N.Y., Dr. Kamat completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at State University of New York in Buffalo.
Dr. Kamat has been widely published in leading journals, including the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, and the European Gastroenterology & Hepatology Review. He has also presented his scientific research at several international meetings, including Digestive Disease Week and Radiological Society of North America. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
In addition to general gastroenterology and hepatology, Dr. Kamat has a special interest in gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer screening, and inflammatory bowel disease. He also is trained in a nonsurgical in-office treatment for hemorrhoids and offers a patient-friendly capsule-based test for diagnosing acid reflux.
Dr. Kamat is fluent in Hindi, and he joined the practice in 2013.