Bharati Kochar, MD, MSCR

Clinical Instructor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Clinical Contact
Anthea Darling, RN
T: 919-843-8107

Administrative Contact
Linda Miller
T: 919-966-8946

UNC Healthcare Profile and Star Rating

Clinical Focus:Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Academic Interests: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Selected Bibliography


  • Kochar B, Barnes EL, Long MD, Cushing KC, Galanko J, Martin CF, Raffals LE, Sandler RS. Depression is associated with more aggressive inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Gastroenterol 2018 Jan;113(1):80-85.
  • Kochar B, Martin CF, Kappelman MD, Spiegel BM, Chen W, Sandler RS, Long MD. Evaluation of gastrointestinal patient reported outcome measurement information system (GI PROMIS) symptom scales in subjects with inflammatory bowel diseases. Am J Gastroenterol 2018 Jan;113(1):72-79.
  • Kochar B, Long MD, Galanko J, Raffals LE, Ananthakrishnan A, Sandler RS. Inflammatory bowel disease is similar in patients with older and younger onset. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2017 Jul;23(7):1187-1194.
  • Kochar B, Barnes EL, Herfarth HH, Martin CF, Ananthakrishnan AN, McGovern D, Long M, Sandler RS. Asians have more perianal Crohn’s disease and ocular manifestations compared with white Americans. Inflamm Intest Dis 2018 Mar; 2(3):147- 153.


Education and Training

Degree Institution Area
BA Brown University Community Health
MD Brown University Medicine
Residency Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of North Carolina Gastroenterology
Advanced Fellowship University of North Carolina Inflammatory Bowel Disease