Expertise: Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Therapeutic Endoscopy, Liver TransplantRequest Appointment
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.
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)