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Dr. Avnish Seth

Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences
Director

Dr. Avnish Seth has over two decades of experience in treating diseases of the liver, gastrointestinal tract and pancreas. His clinical focus is on treatment of acid peptic disorders, GI bleeding, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, treatment of Hepatitis B & C and liver transplantation and due to his vast experience in this field, he is considered as one the best doctor for Stomach and Liver Diseases in Delhi and Gurgaon. Dr. Seth performed the first successful stool transplant of the country in an adult with ulcerative colitis in 2014. Dr. Seth has a rich professional experience in Liver and GI diseases and he is one of the best Liver specialist in the region of Delhi and Gurgaon. Formerly, Gastroenterologist to the President of India, Dr. Seth has over 100 publications. He has pioneered organ donation after brain death in North India as Founder Director of Armed Forces Organ Retrieval & Transplant Authority (AORTA) and now as Director of Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant (FORT). He is a member of International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement (ISODP) and member of Apex Technical Committee for National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), New Delhi.

Work Experience: 
  • Fortis Hospitals Limited as Director Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Sciences (since 2012).
  • Senior Consultant & Head, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, BL Kapur Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi (2009-2011).
  • Professor & Head, Department of Gastroenterology at Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi (2004-2009)
  • Associate Professor in Medicine & Gastroenterology at Kolkata & Delhi (1995-2004)
Professional Memberships: 
  • Member, Apex Technical Committee, National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), New Delhi.
  • Member of International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement (ISODP).
  • Member of Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare committee on formulating national guidelines for liver transplantation (2007).
  • Governing Council Member, Society for GI Endoscopy of India (SGEI) 2006-08.
  • Governing Council Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), 2004-05.
  • Member, Indian National Association for Study of Liver (INASL).
  • Member, American Association for Study of Liver Disease (AASLD).
Speciality Interests: 
  • Treatment of Acid Peptic Disorders, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease, Abdominal tuberculosis, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
  • Liver transplantation.
  • Stool transplantation for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  • Ultra-thin GI Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Therapeutic GI endoscopy including ERCP.
  • Organ donation.
Awards and Honours: 
  • Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal for distinguished service by the President of India (26th Jan 2009).
  • Best paper during National conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology (2006).
  • Best paper during National conference of Society of GI Endoscopy of India (2007).
  • Vice Chief of Army Staff commendation (2006).
  • Chief of Naval Staff award for best papers published in the field of Medicine in the Armed Forces (2003 and 2006).
  • Smt Ranjana Vij Memorial medal for first position in MD (Medicine), University  of Poona, (1989).
Research Experience : 
  • Over 100 publications in International and Indian journals
Qualification: 
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)
Doctors Timing: 
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00-16:00
Tuesday: 10:00-16:00
Wednesday: 10:00-16:00
Thursday: 10:00-16:00
Friday: 10:00-16:00
Saturday: 10:00-16:00
Main Speciality: 
Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences

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