MON - FRI
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Dr avnish seth is director and hod, gastroenterology & hepatobiliary sciences at fortis memorial research institute, gurgaon and is director of fortis organ retrieval & transplantation (fort). An alumnus of armed forces medical college, pune, dr seth completed m.D.(medicine) from pune university in 1989 and d
Dr avnish seth is director and hod, gastroenterology & hepatobiliary sciences at fortis memorial research institute, gurgaon and is director of fortis organ retrieval & transplantation (fort). An alumnus of armed forces medical college, pune, dr seth completed m.D.(medicine) from pune university in 1989 and d.M.(gastroenterology) from pgimer chandigarh in 1995. He then worked as consultant to the armed forces in gastroenterology and hepatobiliary sciences with special interest in advance gi endoscopic procedures and treatment of liver disorders. In 2004 he was appointed head of department at the prestigious army hospital (research & referral), new delhi where he was designated gastroenterologist to president of india. He initiated the dnb (gastroenterology) program in 2004. In 2006 he concluded a 6 months fellowship in liver transplantation at uk and established a successful liver transplant program at army hospital (r&r). Formerly, professor of medicine at delhi university (2004) and indraprastha university (2008), he has served as governing council member for indian society of gastroenterology (isg) and society of gi endoscopy of india (sgei). In 2007 dr seth launched the armed forces organ retrieval & transplantation authority (aorta). As founding director he spearheaded the most successful campaign on organ donation after brain death in north india which has resulted in over 70 liver transplants, 140 kidney and cornea transplants and 3 heart transplants. He was member of government of india, ministry of health & family welfare committee on formulation of national guidelines for liver transplantation in 2007. He was awarded the vishisht sewa medal for meritorious service by the president of india on 26 january 2009. Dr seth took premature retirement from armed forces medial services in 2009. He then headed the department of gastroenterology & liver diseases at blk superspeciality hospital from 2009-11. He completed fellowship in endoscopic ultrasound from medical univ of south carolina and university of alabama, birmingham, usa in 2011. He joined fortis group of hospitals in 2012. Dr seth has special interest in advance gi endoscopic procedures including ercp and endoscopic ultrasound, liver transplantation, treatment of hepatitis b and hepatitis c and has over 100 publications to his name.
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MON - FRI
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM