Dr. Avnish  Seth

Dr. Avnish Seth

Director
Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram Gastroenterology / Hepatobilliary Sciences

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Dr. Seth, MD, DM (Gastroenterology) is the Director of Gastroenterology Hepatobiliary Sciences and the Director of Fortis Organ Retrieval Transplant (FORT). An Alumnus of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Dr. Seth completed his MD (Medicine) from Pune University and DM (Gastroenterology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He was earlier the Head of Department, Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences, at the Army Hospital (Research Referral), New Delhi, where he established a successful liver transplant program and was awarded Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India on 26th January 2009. With fellowships in Liver transplant (Birmingham, UK) and Endoscopic ultrasound (South Carolina Alabama, USA), his areas of interest include treatment of hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, liver transplantation and advance GI endoscopic procedures. Formerly, Professor of Medicine at Delhi University, he is a Visiting Professor at Army College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has served as Governing Council member for Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) and Society of GI Endoscopy of India (SGEI) and has over 100 publications to his name. Dr. Seth 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) for all Fortis hospitals in the country. A seasoned professional, Dr. Avnish Seth has over two decades of experience in Gastroenterology Hepatobiliary Sciences. An expert in Diagnostic Therapeutic GI Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP and Liver Transplantation

Overview

  • MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

  •  Dr. Seth has been instrumental in establishing the departments of Gastroenterology and Organ Retrieval Transplantation at several hospitals. His areas of interest include Therapeutic GI Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Hepatitis B C, Liver Transplantation and Deceased Organ Donation. A recipient of the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) from the President of India, Dr. Seth is actively involved in promoting health awareness through various lectures and forums.

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