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Dr. Pankaj Puri

Dr. Pankaj Puri
Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences


Dr.(Brig) Pankaj Puri, MD,DNB,DM (Gastroenterology), FRCP (Edinburg), FRCP (London) is the Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Fortis Escorts Liver and Digestive Disease Institute, Okhla, New Delhi. An alumnus of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Dr. Puri completed his MD (Medicine) from Pune University and DM (Gastroenterology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He has done fellowship in Liver Transplantation at Kings College Hospital, London, UK. He served as a Senior Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary in Indian Armed Forces till Dec 2017. He has held the appointment of the Professor & Head of Department Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences at the Army Hospital (Research Referral), New Delhi, where he was instrumental in development of a successful Liver Transplantation program. He has also held the appointment of Professor & Head of department of Internal Medicine at Armed Forces Medical College Pune, a premier teaching institute of medicine. Prior to joining Fortis Escorts Hospital, he was Senior Consultant at Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. He is Governing Council Member for Indian National Association for Study of Liver and has over 80 publication to his name. Dr. Pankaj Puri has two decadesof experience in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Clinical Interest

  • Management of Chronic Liver Disease and Liver Failure
  • Management of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C & NAFLD
  • Liver Tranplantation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Therapeutic Endocscopy & ERCP

Previous Experience

  • Professor & Head Department of Gastroenterology, Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi
  • Professor & Haed Department of Medicine, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • Senior Consultant, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi


MBBS 1985 Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

MD (General Medicine) 1992 Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

DNB (General Medicine) 1992 National Board of Examination, New Delhi

DM (Gastroenterology) 1999 Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

Clinical Fellow (Liver transplant) 2006 Kings College Hospital, London (Jan 2006-July 2006)

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London

Currently Treasurer in the Governing Council, Indian Association for the study of Liver 2010-2012.

Served earlier as member of Governing Council, Indian Association for the study of Liver 2010-2012.

Co-opted member of Governing Council of Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2008- to 2010.

Member Editorial Board in Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology.

Life member of Indian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Life member of Association of Physicians of India.

Unique Contribution

Served as a senior Consultant Gastroenterology & Hepatology in Indian Armed Forces till Dec 2017.

Instrumental in development of the first successful liver transplant programin the government service in the Armed Forces

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