Dr. Shamsheer Kote is a Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology at Medcare Hospital, Al Safa and at Medcare Dr. Saeed Al Shaikh Gastro and Obesity Centre. After completing his MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College in India, he went on to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (of London) and earned a Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, (London) besides a certification from CCST (London).
Dr. Kote is a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), the Royal Society of Medicine, London, the European Association of Study of Liver Disease (EASL) and the General Medical Council (GMC), London. He is also a medical advisor to the National Association of Crohn's and Colitis, UK.
He spent a considerable number of years practising as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician at East and North Herts NHS Trust, QE2 and the Lister Hospital at Hertfordshire in England. Subsequently, he worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician at Mediclinic Welcare Hospital and was an Assistant Professor MBRU at in Dubai for a short while.
His vast experience in the fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology combined with the latest technology and innovations make him much sought after. He has successfully managed Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and food intolerance, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and diseases related to the liver, gall bladder, pancreas and colon. Patients are always at the core of his focus in all his treatments including the management of anaemia, constipation, diarrhoea, bloating, abdominal pain, haemorrhoids, anorectal disorders, acid peptic disease and fatty liver. He believes that patient education and self-management should reduce dependence on medicines.
His passion for continuous professional development has helped him follow non-surgical weight loss strategies and find the right treatment for nausea, vomiting and swallowing problems, rectal bleeding, abnormal liver enzymes, and disease of the small intestine using Video Capsule Endoscopy, Paediatric Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy. He is adept in the diagnosis of gastric and colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, diverticular disease and Celiac disease and is proficient in handling difficult-to-diagnose conditions requiring second opinions or complex, multi-disciplinary input.
In his leisure hours, Dr Kote likes travelling and photography is his favourite hobby. He understands and speaks a variety of languages like Arabic, English, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam Tamil, and Urdu.
MBBS, KMC Mangalore, India