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Best Gastroenterologist in India

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  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed Rela

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Director, 31 years of experience , , , Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai  Highlights
    • Renowned surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation and hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery and performed more than 3000 liver transplant surgeries so far
    • In Dec 1997, a team led by him has done a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which made him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000
    • Carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK
    • Successfully done a liver transplant for a four-and-a-half-year-old girl suffering from a terminal stage liver disease
    • Participated as part of a team from King's College Hospital, London which did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by performing a bone marrow transplant
    • A team led by him has successfully done Swap liver transplantation on Adults (first of its kind in India), at Global Hospitals & Health city, Chennai
    • Research interest is in the field of liver regeneration and harnessing its potential in making liver surgery safer for liver donors, liver recipients and for patients with advanced liver tumors

     

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  • Dr. Sujit Chaudhury

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kolkata, India

    Consultant, 35 years of experience , , , AMRI Hospitals, Saltlake  Highlights
    • Dr. Sujit Chaudhury is a well-known Gastroenterologist and has experience of more than 30 years.
    • He has expertise over the treatment of acid reflux, ulcers, IBS, hepatitis C, polyps, or growths, which typically occur in the large intestine, jaundice, or yellowing of the skin, hemorrhoids, bloody stool, pancreatitis, or a rare disease-causing inflammation of the pancreas, colon cancer, Endoscopy, and Colonoscopy.
    • Dr. Chaudhury has publications in several medical journals and has attended workshops & seminars to improve his clinical skills.
    • He has received several awards for incredible work in the field of Gastroenteritis.
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  • Dr. Avnish Seth

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, Gurgaon, India

    Director, 35 years of experience , , , Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Director with Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Sciences Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon
    • Interests are treatment of hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, liver transplantation and advance GI endoscopic procedures
    • Pioneered organ donation after brain death in North India as Founder Director of Armed forces Organ Retrieval & Transplant Authority (AORTA)
    • Holds over two decades of experience in Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Sciences
    • An expert in Diagnostic & Therapeutic GI Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP and Liver Transplantation
    • Expert in establishing the departments of Gastroenterology and Organ Retrieval & Transplantation at several hospitals
    • Recipient of the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) from the President of India
    • Actively involved in promoting health awareness through various lectures and forums
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  • Dr. Pawan Rawal

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Gurgaon, India

    Head of Department, 14 years of experience , , Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Senior Consultant with the department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
    • Well versed with the management of all kind of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic, biliary and systemic diseases
    • Extensively trained in both non-invasive and invasive Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    • Experienced in performing all kind of therapeutic procedures
    • Holds keen interest in research and has attended various national and international conferences, international therapeutic endoscopy workshops and CMEs regularly
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  • Dr V. Baskaran

    Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 43 years of experience , MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. V Baskaran is a highly-experienced Surgical Gastroenterologist at MIOT International Hospital, Chennai.
    • He has more than 43 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology. 
    • He is an active member of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) and the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 
    • He has won Gold Medal in MS from Bangalore University in 1988.
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  • Dr. Vivek Vij

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, New Delhi, India

    Director, 17 years of experience , , ,  Highlights
    • Leading Fortis Liver Transplant team with cumulative experience of more than 2000 liver transplants
    • Operated more than 500 liver transplants with minimum complications
    • Performed 350 major hepatectomies were performed without blood transfusion and bile leak. 
    • A pioneer for Liver transplant procedures.
    • Treated more than 500 non-transplant liver resections including radical cholecystectomies and segmental liver resections.
    • Only candidate from India to be selected in prestigious Roche Preceptorship Program from Alabama, the USA in the year 2006
    • Interests are GI cancers, he believes in providing a holistic approach for treating patients. Pancreaticoduodenectomy and biliary injuries especially interest him as a gastro surgeon. 
    • Published in the top indexed journal for transplantation (American Journal of Transplantation, Liver Transplantation) about his work in liver transplant.
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  • Dr. Shailendra Lalwani

    Surgical Gastroenterologist, New Delhi, India

    Liver Transplant Surgeon Consultant, 19 years of experience , , , Manipal Hospitals Dwarka, Delhi  Highlights
    • Dr. Shailendra Lalwani is a well-known Gastroenterologist at Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi. 
    • He has more than 19 years of experience as a Specialist. 
    • He is an expert in Liver Transplantation and Hepato-pancreatic biliary Surgery.
    • He is an active member of the Delhi Medical Council. 
    • He has been honored with several awards and recognitions for his outstanding contribution in the field of Gastroenterology. 
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  • Dr. Apurba K Pal

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kolkata, India

    Consultant, 44 years of experience , , , Ruby General Hospital, Kolkata  Highlights
    • Dr. Apurba K Pal is a highly experienced and skilled Gastroenterologist with a vast experience of +44 years.
    • He is a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences.
    • In 1977, he completed his MBBS from Kolkata University, followed by MD in 1981 and then DM in 2001.
    • Dr. Pal offers treatments pertaining to, piles, liver and chronic liver disease, chest/abdomen and upper extremity, abdominal pain, constipation, steatosis, gastritis, GI endoscopic mucosal resection, GI/HPB treatment, colorectal/HPB/chronic pancreatitis/cirrhossis and portal hypertension. He also conducts gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
    • His area of expertise is, manometry and ERCP.
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  • Dr. Mahesh Goenka

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kolkata, India

    Consultant, 33 years of experience , , , , Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata  Highlights
    • With 33+ years of experience, Dr. Mahesh Goenka is a Gastroenterologist.
    • He is a life member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Indian Association for the Study of the Liver (INASL) and Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI).
    • He has published 128 publications in various medical journals and books including 56 in International journals.
    • Additionally, he has edited three books on Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy and Inflammatory Bowel disease.
    • He won Silver Medal for 1st position in MD at PGIMER, Anandlal Sanyal Prize in Mid – Wifery and Senior Prosector’s Prize in Anatomy.
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  • Dr. Satish G Kulkarni

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Mumbai, India

    Consultant, 26 years of experience , , , Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi  Highlights
    • Dr. Satish G Kulkarni is one of the most eminent Medical Gastroenterologists with nearly 26+ years of experience.
    • He has a Life Membership of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology since 1995, the Association of Physicians of India since 1996, the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India since 2009, and the Indian Association for Study of Liver since 2013.
    • He is also an International Member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy since 2010 and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease since 2010.
    • He has been awarded prestigious awards such as The Prince of Wales Gold Medal for the year 1992-93, The Dr. Chunibhai Shankerbhai Patel Gold Medal for the year 1992-93, The Rani Jagdamba Devi Dr. JK Mehta Prize for the year 1992-93, The Dr. Latif Patel Prize for the year 1992-93, The Dr. Ardeshir Koyaji Contractor Book Prize for the year 1992-93, and many more.
    • Dr. Kulkarni had also written various clinically-researched papers in national and international journals.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who is a gastroenterologist?

A. A Gastroenterologist is a doctor specializing in the conditions related to the gastrointestinal tract comprising of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. This also includes some other digestive system organs such as liver, pancreas, bile ducts and gallbladder. The gastroenterologists provide consultation in the office and also perform endoscopic procedures such as endoscopy or colonoscopy.

Read more about gastroenterology.

Q. What is Whipple surgery and what is its survival rate?

A. The Whipple procedure is the one done for the removal of the head of the pancreas and duodenum (the first part of the small intestine), the gallbladder and the bile duct. The removal of these parts is followed by reattaching the remaining organs for proper digestion of the food after the surgery. It is most commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer confined to the head.

The surgery provides 5 years of survival rate of 20% in people with pancreatic cancer. Patients in which the lymph nodes have not been affected, the 5-year survival rate is around 40 %. It is mostly used to cure patients with low-grade tumors.

Q. What causes oesophagal cancer?

A. Oesophagal cancer can be caused by several factors, alcohol and tobacco consumption is the primary causes. Sometimes the dietary factors may also play an important role in the development of esophageal cancer. For example, Vitamin A, iron and riboflavin deficiency is shown to cause esophageal cancer. Certain medical conditions that may increase the risk of esophageal cancer include tylosis, long-standing untreated achalasia, prior mediastinal irradiation, Barrett’s esophagus, and chronic reflux esophagitis. You may also like to read more about Stomach cancer and stomach cancer treatment cost in India

Q. How is GERD treated?

A. GERD means Gastro -Esophageal Reflux Disorder. It can be treated in several ways. The first line of treatment is dietary and lifestyle changes. This includes the reduction of food that increases the gastric acidity or reduces the pressure of muscle at the lower end of the esophagus. Large means increase the gastric pressure and thus increase the reflux. Beverages like coffee, alcohol, acidic liquids also affect the esophageal peristalsis.

In addition, always elevate the head of the bed at night to prevent the reflux. Smoking should be prevented. Sometimes, medications are also given such as anti-suppressing agents. The last option of treatment is surgical treatment, known as Nissen fundoplication.

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