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Dr. Avnish Seth

Dr. Avnish Seth

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology




38 Years Experience Overall  (24 years as specialist)

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Dr. Avnish Seth is director and HOD, Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon and is director of Fortis Organ Retrieval and Transplantation (Fort). He then worked as a consultant to the Armed Forces In Gastroenterology And Hepatobiliary Sciences with a special interest in advanced GI Endoscopic procedures and treatment of liver disorders. In 2004 he was appointed as a head of the department at the prestigious army hospital (research & referral) New Delhi where he was designated Gastroenterologist to the president of India. He initiated the DNB (Gastroenterology) program in 2004. In 2006 he concluded a 6 months Fellowship in Liver Transplantation in the 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 a 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 a member of the government of India, ministry of health & family welfare committee on the 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 medical services in 2009. He then headed the department of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases at BLK Superspeciality Hospital from 2009-11. He completed a Fellowship in Endoscopic Ultrasound from the Medical University Of South Carolina And University Of Alabama Birmingham, the USA in 2011. He joined Fortis Group Of Hospitals in 2012. Dr. Seth has a special interest in advance GI endoscopic procedures and has over 100 publications to his name.

Dwarka, Delhi

Gastro & Liver Care Clinic


81A, DDA, Pocket 2, Landmark: Opposite Sector 6 Main Market, Delhi

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Fri

07:00 - 08:30

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Gurgaon Sector 44, Gurgaon

Fortis Memorial Research Institute


Sector 44, Gurugram, Landmark: Opposite HUDA City Centre Metro Station, Gurgaon

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Diseases Of Gastrointestinal tract and Liver
Liver Transplantation
Chronic Liver Disease
Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
Vomiting of Blood
Loose Motions


Awards and Recognitions

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Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal for distinguished service by the President of India - 2009
Best paper during National conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology in 2006 and Society of GI Endoscopy of India in 2007
Seth AK. HBsAg quantification in clinical practice. J Experimental Clin Hepatol - 2012
Seth AK, Mazumder S, Khanna S. Colonoscopic instillation of coca cola for treatment of fecal impaction. Indian J Gastroenterol 2011;30:A122
Seth AK, Gunson B, Mirza D, Haydon G. Thrombcytosis in liver transplant recipients: prevalence, natural history and impact. Liver transplantation - 2007


MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, 1981
MD - General Medicine - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, 1989


American Association for study of Liver Diseases
Society of GI endoscopy of India
Indian Society of Gastroenterology
Government of India committee on National guidelines for liver transplantation
Indian National Association for Study of Liver


Director & Head at Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Sciences, Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI)
Director at Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplantation (FORT), Fortis Healthcare Limited
Founder and Director at Armed Forces Organ Retrieval & Transplantation Authority (AORTA)
Director & HOD at Gastroenterology & Hepatology, BLK Superspeciality hospital, (2009-2011)
HOD at Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant, Army Hospital (R&R)


24601 Delhi Medical Council, 1981
7363 Haryana State Medical Council, 2013

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Liver Transplantation - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK, 2006
Fellowship in Endoscopic Ultrasound (USA) - Medical Univ. of South Carolina and Univ. Of Alabama, Birmingham, USA, 2011
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