Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy

Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, founder and head of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology and chairman of World Endoscopy Organisation Research Committee was conferred with the world’s highest gastroenterology award in Shanghai, China, at a function held on September 23.Nageshwar Reddy was presented the award by the then president of World Gastroenterology Organisation at the world conference on gastroenterology which was attended by around 10,000 gastroenterologists from across the world.

Prof. Randhir Sud


  • Jr. Residency(3Yrs) January,1979 - December,1982 AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Sr. Residency (3Yrs) January,1982 - December,1984 AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Consultant in GE January, 1985 Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi 6 years experience of teaching under graduate and postgraduate students at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Approved teaching faculty and examiner for Diplomate National Board examination in Gastroenterology conducted by the National Board of examinations.
  • Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston USA. 1999
  • Visiting Professor University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Galvaston Texas U.S.A. 2005
  • Visiting Faculty University of Alabama Birmingham Alabama U.S.A. 2005


Prof. T.S. Chandrashekhar

Dr. Chandrasekar had a brilliant academic career. He was the Best Outgoing Student in his MBBS with 13 Gold Medals. He did his MD (Medicine) and DM (Gastroenterology) from the most prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Dr. Chandrasekar has been honoured with the most prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCP – Glasgow). The award was conferred to him at Glasgow, UK on Wednesday, the 22nd July, 2009. Senior active life member of the Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) with more than 23 years of experience in the field of Interventional Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy. Worked as Teaching Faculty - Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Madras Medical College & Government General Hospital, Chennai. Dr. Chandrasekar has set up and organized the Department of Gastroenterology, Government Medical College & Hospital, Coimbatore.

Prof. Mahesh Goenka

Dr. Goenka is one of the most senior and respected Gastroenterologists in Kolkata and India. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the field.

Prof. Rakesh Kochar

Professor, Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

Dr. Vikram Bhatia

Associate Professor, Department of Hepatology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi. Training in endoscopic ultrasound under Dr Peter Vilmann, at the Gentofte Hospital, Denmark, for 2 months from January to March 2007. International fellowship for the year 2007, awarded by the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE).

Dr. Rajesh Puri

Dr. Rajesh Puri Institute of Digestive & Heapatobiliary Sciences. Medical Qualification. Department Institute, Institute of Digestive & Heapatobiliary Sciences.

Dr. Gourdas Choudhari

MD(AIIMS), DM(AIIMS), FAMS, FICP, FACG, FRCPI, Director & HOD- Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Sciences Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, India Former Professor and Head, Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India, and Medical educator, physician, social worker and writer, Past President of the Indian Society of Gastroenetrology. Also, founder of HOPE Initiative, an organization dedicated to promoting health in school and college students and President of Liver Foundation.

Dr. G.V. Rao

Dr. Rao is the Chief of Surgical Gastroenterology & Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology. His specialises in Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Oesophageal Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery and Per Oral Trans Gastric Endoscopic Surgery.

Dr. Chirayu Choksi

Passed M.S in general surgery specialized in medical gastrenterology, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, diagnotic and therapeutic biliary pancreatic endoscopy, endosonography attached as associate professor at p.S.Medical college, Karamsad.

Dr. Manoj Ghoda

All routine and emergency diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy services including oesophageal variceal band ligation, sclerotherapy, dilatation, self expandable stent placement, diagnostic & therapeutic ERCP, diagnostic & therapeutic colonoscopy. Double balloon enteroscopy and diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound.

Dr. Sudeep Khanna

He is practicing physician at Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute for Liver, Renal and Digestive Diseases.

Dr. Shobhna Bhatia

Professor Shobna Bhatia from India is one of the key authors of the WGO IBS guideline team. This study from Norway aims to characterize persistent abdominal symptoms elicited by Giardia infection according to Rome II criteria and symptoms scores. We are pleased to present this open access article to the global gastroenterology community.

Local Advisory Board

Dr. Sanjeev Khanna

Dr. Sanjeev S Khanna is a Gastroenterologist in Andheri East, Mumbai. Dr. Sanjeev S Khanna practices at Dr. Khanna Clinic at Andheri East, Mumbai. 

Dr. Purushottam Vashishtha

Dr purushottam vashistha is a consultant gastroenterologist at fortis mulund who fulfills the demanding requirement of academic knowledge and procedural skills in gastroenterology. He joined g b pant hospital and worked with dr s k sarin and later on completed his d m fellowship from B.H.U in 2007. He also went to denmark for a fellowship in endoscopic ultrasound and advanced therapeutic interventions and later on worked as head of the department at bhopal memorial hospital and research center at bhopal and sri aurvindo medical college at in indore M.P . He has special interest in pancreatobiliary interventions like ercp and endoscopic ultrasound, and liver disorders. His papers have been published in various reputed journals.

Dr. Saumil Shah


Advance therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy under the expert guidance of Professor Guido Costamagna.