Dr Kothari is a well-known surgeon in the field of ophthalmic in India.
He did his MBBS from Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram.
He has done (IFOS/ICO) Diploma in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, USA.
He did his Fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-ophthalmology at Smith Kettelwell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
He has introduced the using of photorefraction (ability to assess children's eyes < 3 years age) in pediatric ophthalmology.
He has his special interest in treatment of Nystagmus and eye motility disorders.
He has membership of some eminent organizations such as All India Ophthalmological Society, Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society, Bombay Ophthalmic Association, Association of Medical Consultants, Indian Medical Association, Ophthalmic forum of Indian Society of Anesthetists