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Dr. Vijay Kumar Rai

Dr. Vijay Kumar Rai

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DM - Gastroenterology, MBBS, MD - General Medicine



Internal Medicine

18 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr.Vijay K Rai is a young, dynamic Gastroenterologist, currently attached to the Institute Of Gastro Sciences at the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata. In addition, he can also be met at his private clinic located at Americana Gastro & Diagnostic Centre in Kankurgachhi Area of Kolkata. Dr.Rai is familiar with all types of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, viz. Endoscopic retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Spy Glass, confocal laser endomicroscopy, etc. He has considerable exposure to Gastroduodendoscopy and colonoscopy-related procedures, including argon plasma coagulation (APC), Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA), peg tube placements and others. Further, he is well-versed in a double balloon and single balloon Enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy, as well as high-resolution manometry and motility study, oesophageal stricture dilatation, achalasia management, liver biopsy and fibro scans.Dr.Vijay K Rai won several awards during his academic days and was also the recipient of a paid fellowship in endoscopic ultrasound training at Asan Medical Centre, Seoul, South Korea. This was part of the young endoscopist award bestowed on him by the Korean Gastroenterology Society. He has been involved in clinical research and has several publications to his name in peer-reviewed journals and medical updates. He has presented posters and delivered lectures at meets connected to his area of expertise. He is a member of several medical associations and serves as a governing council member of the society of gastrointestinal endoscopy of India.Dr.Rai is a sincere medical professional and endeavours to deliver the best possible result in whatever he undertakes in his practice. He keeps abreast of all the latest knowledge and skills in his areas of specialisation and believes in offering quality service with honesty and compassion. He has the capability to work either individually or in a team to accomplish any assigned objective. He goes about his commitments with a compassionate, cheerful and spiritual approach, and attributes this to his upbringing in the Holy City of Varanasi.

Kankurgachi, Kolkata

Americana Gastro & Diagnostic Center


P122, 1st Floor, CIT Road, Landmark: Next To Goli Vadapaav & Near Pantaloons, Kolkata

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09:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 09:00


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A: Dr. Vijay Kumar Rai practices at Americana Gastro & Diagnostic Center - Kankurgachi.

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A: Dr. Vijay Kumar Rai has the following qualifications - DM - Gastroenterology, MBBS, MD - General Medicine. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.


Awards and Recognitions

Dr. GP Elhence Award. For Winning 1st Prize In Post-Graduate Quiz. 29th Annual Conference, Jhansi - 2007
Dr. GP Elhence Award. For Winning 2nd Prize In Post-Graduate quiz. 28th Annual Conference, Varanasi - 2006
Young Endoscopist Award. Korean Society Of Gastroenterology. Received fellowship for Endoscopic Ultrasound Training at Asian Medical Centre, Seoul
East Zone Runner-UP And Top 6 Ranking Overall. National Round of TYSA 2012 For Gastroenterologists


DM - Gastroenterology - Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER, SSKM Hospital), Kolkata, 2012
MBBS - Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU), 2003
MD - General Medicine - Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU), 2008


Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
Member, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India.
Governing Council Member, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India
Member of American College of Gastroenterology
Member of American Society of GI Endoscopy


2013 - 2016 consultant gastroenterologist at Apollo Gleneagles hospitals kolkata at Apollo Gleneagles hospitals kolkata
2012 - 2012 Gastroenterologist and liver specialist at School of digestive & Liver disease,IPGMER,kOLKATA
2008 - 2012 DM gastroenterology and hepatology resident at School of digestive & liver disease,IPGMER


68962 West Bengal Medical Council, 2012
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