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Dr Sanjiv Saigal

Consultant Gastroenterologist,
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,
New Delhi

Dr Sanjiv Saigal is presently working as a consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India. He did his MBBS from Calcutta, and then did his MD (Medicine) from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh in 1993. He had been the Gold Medalist in Medicine during his MBBS, and had also been the National Pfizer award winner for his academic excellence during MBBS. He became interested in Liver Diseases during his MD training days. During this period, he carried out research in the form of thesis on haemodynamics in Portal Hypertension which was later published in a leading indexed journal. He then acquired his specialist training in Gastroenterology (DM) from the G.B.Pant Hospital in New Delhi. He was awarded the prestigious INLAKS Fellowship for his training in UK. In order to pursue his interest in Liver Diseases further, he then joined the Liver Unit of King's College Hospital, London to acquire training in advanced Hepatology and Liver Transplantation. During this period he passed the MRCP (UK) examination. At King's College Hospital, he was actively involved in clinical work including management of patients in the state-of-art Liver Failure Unit. He acquired intensive training in management of patients before and after liver transplantation. He also did several clinical research works and his research papers from King's College have been published in International journals of repute. After acquiring his specialised training in Hepatology, he then returned back to India to join and develop the Liver Unit at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi. He is also actively involved with the multi-organ transplant team at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as a Transplant Hepatologist. His areas of interest include viral hepatitis, portal hypertension and its complications, alcoholic liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplantation.

 

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