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Dr. (Prof.) Ashish Kumar

Dr. (Prof.) Ashish Kumar

MBBS, MD, DM, FRCE Edinburgh, FACP,

Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist

Working as

Professor, Senior Consultant, and Teaching Coordinator
Institute of Liver, Gastroenterology, & Pancreatico-Biliary Sciences Ganga Ram Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (GRIPMER) Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi, India.

Ex-Governing Council Member of the Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver (INASL)

Recognized supervisor for the PhD program on Health Sciences by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi.

Brief Bio

Dr Ashish Kumar is a Professor and Senior Consultant of Gastroenterology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India. He completed his Gastroenterology training from the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India in 2004. Subsequently, he worked under the mentorship of Prof Shiv Kumar Sarin for 5 years in his unit in various capacities including at the Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi, India. He has been a visiting fellow at the National Cancer Center, Japan and the University of California, San Francisco, USA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and the Member in the Advisory Council, American College of Physicians (ACP), India Chapter, and the Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology. In 2021 and 2022, he was named as one among the top 2% scientists in the world by Elsevier and the Stanford University. He has about 200 publications mostly in international journals, including Gastroenterology, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Gut. His research areas include mainly hepatocellular carcinoma, portal hypertension, acute-on-chronic-liver failure, and stem cells for liver diseases. He is the coordinator and the lead author of the Indian Consensus on Treatment of Liver Cancer under the aegis of Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver (INASL). He has been a Governing Council Member of the INASL and Taskforce member on Hepatitis B and was instrumental in publishing various INASL Guidelines. He was also a faculty member of the Baveno working group on portal hypertension, and member of many APASL working groups. His paper on HVPG-Fibroscan correlation was awarded the Best Paper Award by the GRIPMER and his paper on GI manifestations of Covid was awarded the Best Original Article Award by the Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. ACP has awarded him the ACP India Chapter Clinical Practice Award for the year 2021 and the Scientist of the Year Award for the year 2022. He has also received the India International Healthcare Award for being The Most Promising Gastroenterologist of the Year 2018 of Delhi.

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