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Dr. Raju Kanakia

Dr. Raju Kanakia

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology


30 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Raju Kanakia completed his MBBS and MD – Internal Medicine from the Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals. After his MD Medicine, he went on to join the gastroenterology department at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai. He worked towards the department recognition for National Board of Examination and became the first DNB student from this institute. During his tenure at LTMGA he trained in various aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy. He participated in research projects and was awarded a pool officer’s post through the CSIR, (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research). For his advanced training in gastroenterology, endoscopy and endosonographic, Dr. Kanakia visited the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam and was trained by Prof. J.N.J Tytgat and Prof. Paul Fockens in 1995 and 2000.He is at present attached to the prestigious Lilavati Hospital and research center, Raheja Fortis Hospital and Lion Tarachand Bappa Hospital.Dr. Raju Kanakia has recently added capsule endoscopy to his state of the art endoscopy suite. This helps detect obscure bleeding in the small intestine which is not accessible to gastroscopy and colonoscopy.Dr. Raju Kanakia’s passion for using technology for medical education made him pioneer medivision. This was the one of the CME program on national television in India. He was credited with the launch of India's one of the healthcare portal in 2002. He has now established health varsity, India's one of the online training portals for doctors. An excellent teacher, he is very well known for his lectures for family physicians. He has co-authored Kanakia Health Express, a newsletter for doctors.Dr. Raju Kanakia is a member of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. Dr. Kanakia has been instrumental and founder member of Grant Medical College alumni association one of the oldest medical institutions of India.

Dadar East, Mumbai

Kanakia Health Care


2, Neelkanth Niwas, Purandare Park Society, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Landmark: Near Dadar T.T. Circle., Mumbai

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05:15 - 07:45

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10:30 - 11:30
05:15 - 07:30


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A: Dr. Raju Kanakia has the following qualifications - MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.


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Digestive Disease Consultation
Liver Disease Consultation
Capsule Endoscopy
Therapeutic Endoscopy
Hepatitis B & C
Surgery for ulcerative colitis
IBS - Irritable Bowel Disease
Loose Motions
stomach pain


Awards and Recognitions

Senior Research Associate, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Goverment of India - 1990


MBBS - Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, 1986
MD - Medicine - University Of Bombay, 1991
DNB - Gastroenterology - National Board Of Examination, 1993


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association


1995 - 2017 Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Endoscopist at Lilavati Hospital & Research Center, Bandra, Mumbai 400050
1993 - 2017 Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Endoscopist at S L Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai


57492 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1987
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