A gastroenterologist has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), and biliary system (e.g., liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts). Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine
India has been the prime hub for medical treatments for a long time. With the advancement in medical sciences, Indian doctors have achieved much recognition and efficiency in the field of surgery and gastroenterology.
In this post, we’ll talk about some of the eight best ENT surgeons in India, who have not only achieved notable degrees in medical sciences but have earned huge success and experience in risky surgeries as well.
1. Dr. Mohan A T
Dr. Mohan A T has an experience of 35 years as a gastroenterologist. He is currently associated as a senior consultant at Apollo hospital in Greams Road, Chennai. He completed MBBS from madras university, Chennai, India in 1976. MD – General medicine from madras university, Chennai, India in 1979. And DM- Gastrotenterology from madras university, Chennai, India in 1985.
Some of the services provided by the doctor are Gastritis Treatment, Acidity Treatment, and Ulcerative Colitis Treatment, etc.
2. Dr. Ravichand Siddachari
Dr. Ravichand Siddachari is a renowned Gastrointestinal Surgeon. He has experience of 19 years in the field of gastroenterology. He is currently associated with Manipal hospitals, Bangalore, as a consultant. He specializes in Surgical Oncology, general surgery (elective and emergency); Liver Transplantation & Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary surgery; and Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Procedures. He has achieved various fellowships including Fellowship in Head & Neck Surgery – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai-2002 and Transplant fellowship – St. Vincent and Beaumont Hospital-2000.
3. Dr. (Col.) V K Gupta
Dr. Handa holds the degrees of MBBS, MD, and DM. He has experience of 33 years, Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Gastroenterology at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh. He is the only Physician from Armed Forces having recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the Consultant Physician on a Hospital on Wheels for the longest duration (15 Aug 1997 – 15 Jan 1998). He has performed a maximum number of Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary endoscopic interventions in Armed Forces to date. DR V K Gupta is a member of various associations such as Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Indian National Association of Study of Liver (INASL), Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI), Association of Physicians of India (API) and Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine (IACM).
4. Dr. Vivek Raj
Dr. Vivek Raj is a renowned MBBS, FRCP doctor with over 24 years of experience by now. He is Currently associated as Director- Gastroenterology, and Hepatology with Max Super Speciality Hospital, Gurgaon. He Specializes in Therapeutic ERCP, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Hepatology including hepatitis B & C, Gastrointestinal Motility, Capsule Endoscopy, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. DR Vivek Raj Attained “Fellowship in Advanced Interventional Endoscopy” from Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He is a member of various renowned organizations such as the Royal College of Physician, London, American College of Gastroenterology, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
5. Dr. Prasanna Kumar Reddy
Dr. Prasanna Kumar reddy is a very renowned doctor and is a surgical gastroenterologist with experience of 48 years. He has completed MBBS from Rangaraya Medical College, Diploma in Laparoscopy from Madras University and FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K. He is a senior consultant and practices at Apollo hospital, Greams road, Chennai. He has been awarded for completion of 25 years service at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, he has established GI unit and Advanced Laparoscopic Unit in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. He is a member of Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Association of Gastro Endosurgeons (IAGES), Indian Society of HBP, Indian Medical Association, International Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Member – Apollo Hospitals Audit and Disciplinary Committee and Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
6. Dr. Neelam Mohan
Dr. Neelam Mohan is Pediatric Gastroenterologist, & hepatologist with 21+ years of experience. She has been awarded DMA Centenary Award, Swastha Bharat Samman Award by Honorable Health Minister of Country, Vishisht Chikitsa Ratan Award, Mahila Sree Award and Gold Medal, Super Achievers of India Award, Doctor of the Year Award, Dr. Sadhana International Empowerment of Women Award, Dr. M.C. Joshi Memorial Oration, Eminent Doctor of the Year, Distinguished Service Award and Bharat Gaurav Award. She is a winner of the BC Roy Award and has been honored with FACG by the American College of Gastroenterology and FIAP Award by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics. She is the first doctor in India to start therapeutic endoscopy work for infants.Dr. Mohan has authored more than 180 publications and more than 50 chapters in books. She is an executive member of the Asian Pan-Pacific Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), Education Committee of International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) and International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenteritis, and Oncologists (IASGO).
7. Dr. Rakesh Tandon
DR Rakesh Tandon is a medical gastroenterologist and currently associated as Head of Department, Gastroenterology at Pushwapati Singhania Research Institute, New Delhi. He has experience of 50 years by now. DR Rakesh Tandon was Honored with various recognitions, including prestigious Fellowship of FRCP (Hon), FAMS and FAGA, “Dr. B.C.Roy Award” for being Eminent Teacher, Gold medal for best thesis in M.D. (Medicine). His Area of expertise involves the management of Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatic Biliary diseases. He is a member of various renowned organizations such as American Gastroenterological Association, the Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, International Association of Pancreatology.
8. Dr. J. C. Vij
Dr. J C Vij is a senior consultant and having experience of more than 47 years in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. He is currently associated with BLK SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI. DR J C VIJ HAS Performed several hundreds of complicated and difficult endoscopic procedures with a high success rate which include therapeutic ERCP procedures viz papillotomy, mechanical lithotripsy, biliary stenting, pancreatic stenting, drainage of pseudo pancreatic cyst besides UGI and colonoscopic procedures. He has Received the R C Garg Memorial award for the best paper entitled “A clinicopathological study of abdominal tuberculosis” published in the Indian Journal of Tuberculosis in 1992.