Ajay Kumar

Liver & Digestive Diseases,Gastroenterology

Dr. Ajay Kumar

Executive Director, Gastroenterology,
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road, New Delhi

Expertise: Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Therapeutic Endoscopy, Liver Transplant

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Dr. Ajay Kumar is the Executive Director, Gastroenterology at the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road, New Delhi. He is one of the senior most practicing specialists of liver, pancreatico biliary and intestinal disorders in India. He excels in treating patients with simple and complex problems of his specialty. After spending about 18 years in the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, he has now set up one of the finest Institutes in this area as Chairman of the Fortis Escorts Liver & Digestive Diseases Institute.

He has more than forty publications in the national and international journals and more than 20 papers presented at conferences. He has made significant contributions to research in the area of Corrosive esophageal strictures, nomenclature of gastric varices and post-LDLT Biliary strictures. He has been on the International editorial board of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the official journal of American society of GI endoscopy. He is on editorial board of journal of GE & Hepatology: the official journal of Asia-Pacific Society of Gastroenterology. Currently he is on advisory board of journal “Gastroenterology”, the official journal of American Gastroenterology Association.

  • MBBS (Punjab)
  • MD (PGI MER Chandigarh)
  • DM (GB Pant hospital, New Delhi. Delhi Univ)
  • MAMS
  • FRCP (Glasgow)
  • He has over 32 years of experience.
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
  • MCKR, New Delhi
  • B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • DMC Hospital, Ludhiana
  • DMH, New Delhi
  • SMH, New Delhi
  • Honoured by President of India with BC Roy National Award
  • J Mitra Young Endoscopist Award by Indian society of Gastroenterology
  • Sisco Pentax Oration by Society of GI Endoscopy of India
  • Dr. Mehta Oration by Association of Physicians of India
  • DMA conferred an award for distinguished services
  • Member of Delhi Hematology Group
  • Member of ISHTM

He has been Honorary Secretary and President of SGEI. He has also been on governing body of ISG & Vice-President of CCFI, Member OMED Working Committee on quality in endoscopy. He is life member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Society of GI Endoscopy of India (SGEI), Indian Association for the Study of Liver (INASL), Association of Physicians of India (API), American Society of GI Endoscopy of India (ASGE) (international member), Crohn's Colitis Foundation of India (CCF), European Society of GI Endoscopy (ESGE), American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), National Medicos Organization (NMO)

  • Awarded membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS), IJCP: IMA Distinguished Service Award in Gastroenterology,
  • Awarded fellowship of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) (Glasgow), Annual Award for Excellence.
  • Indian Academy of Medical Specialities, Vishisht Chikitsa Ratan Award, DMA on Doctors day. Second prize in Endo Video Award Competition. video on endo-management of Liver abscess. at SGEI, Annual Conference, Ahmedabad