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Dr. Ashok Choudhury

Dr. Ashok Choudhury

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DM - Gastroenterology, MBBS



16 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr Ashok Choudhury has completed his MBBS in 2004 with 3 gold medals, 3 honours and the best graduate of the outgoing batch and finished his MD Internal Medicine from SCB medical college, Utkal University Odisha in 2009. Completed DM in Hepatology ILBS in 2014. He has the capability and skills of performing both upper and lower GI diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with an exposure to ERCPs. He also has experience in hepatic hemodynamics Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient measurement and transjugular liver biopsies under supervision. He is presently working As Asst Prof of Hepatology and Liver transplantation at ILBS w.e.f September 2014. He is having special interest in liver transplant, chronic liver disease and sepsis, vascular liver disease and Acute on Chronic Liver Failure. He had undergone observership at Kings College Hospital London in liver transplant and critical care under supervision of Prof Julia Wendon and Prof William Bernal.

Vasant Kunj, Delhi

Institute Of Liver And Biliary Sciences


D-1, Vasant Kunj, Landmark: Chhatarpur Metro Station, Delhi

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10:30 - 05:00


10:30 - 03:00


10:30 - 02:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a gastroenterologist?

A: A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in analysis as well as treatment of disorders of gastrointestinal tract and liver. Gastroenterology is basically a branch of medicine which deals with diseases which affect the gastrointestinal tract, which encompasses organs from your mouth till the anus.

Q: Disorders of which body parts are treated by a Gastroenterologist?

A: Disorders of your stomach, liver, entire digestive tract, oesophagus, small intestine, rectum, colon, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts are treated by a gastroenterologist

Q: Can a Gastroenterologist perform colonoscopy?

A: Yes, a gastroenterologist can perform colonoscopy. As a gastroenterologist receives special training in treating gastrointestinal diseases, he or she can easily perform colonoscopy.

Q: Is endoscopy safe?

A: Yes, endoscopy is a totally safe procedure. In only very rare cases, complications crop up and these include bleeding. The risk of bleeding complications after an endoscopy is increased if the process involves the removal of a piece of tissue for the purpose of testing (this is known as biopsy) or treatment of any kind of digestive system disease.

Q: When should one consult a Gastroenterologist immediately?

A: You should consult a gastroenterologist immediately if you experience diarrhoea or are suffering from constant heartburn, you suspect gall stones, your diet is leading to bloating in the body, ulcer in stomach, constipation or you have to get a colonoscopy done. Cancer screening is also done by gastroenterologists.


Awards and Recognitions

Best Graduate of 1998 - 2004 batch. MBBS Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa - 2004
AASLD Fellow Research Award-2014, Boston - 2014
EASL 2014 , London-young investigator full bursary - 2014
Best student award by -Association of Physiologist of Orissa. Rotary Club of Cuttack. Orissa, Dr. Gopal Ch. Pattnaik Memorial Trust (The Universe) Cuttack. Orissa - 2004


DM - Gastroenterology - ILBS University, 2009
MBBS - Sriram Chandra Bhanj Medical College, Cuttack, 2004


2014 - Present Assistant Professor at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences


48021 Delhi Medical Council, 2010
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