Dr. D Nageshwar Reddy

MD., DM., D.SC., FAMS., FRCP., FASGE., FACG., MWGO

Chief of Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy

Qualification

MD., DM., D.SC., FAMS., FRCP., FASGE., FACG., MWGO

Specialization

M.D.
Madras Medical College, MADRAS
Specialization in Gastroenterology D.M.
Post Graduate Institute of Medical
Education and Research, CHANDIGARH

Professional Synopsis

Dr D Nageshwar Reddy is currently the Chairman of Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India. Past President of the World Endoscopy Organization.

He graduated from Kurnool Medical College obtaining internal medicine, Masters in Madras Medical College and D.M in Gastroenterology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He subsequently worked as a Professor of Gastroenterology in Andhra Pradesh Health Sciences before setting up Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, a tertiary care Gastrointestinal Specialties Hospital.

His main area of research interest has been in G.I. Endoscopy particularly in Therapeutic Pancreatic Biliary Endoscopy and Innovations in Transgastric Endoscopic Surgery. He has published over 495 papers in National & International Peer review journals and has contributed chapters in 7 International Text Books of Gastroenterology and has edited 3 G.I. Endoscopy Text Books. He is on the Editorial Board of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Digestive Endoscopy, World Journal of Gastroenterology, World Gastroenterology News, Gastroenterology Today, Recent Patents on Medical Imaging, and Gastro-Hep.com. He is the peer reviewer of the Journals like Lancet, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Endoscopy, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. He was the President of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India in 2001. He has been a visiting faculty for over 200 international endoscopy workshops and forum member of Asian Endoscopy Masters Forum.

He has been recognized for his achievements by several societies. He received the B C Roy Award from the Indian Medical Council in 1995. He received PADMA SHRI AWARD from Government of India in 2002. He has been elected as honorary member for American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in 2004, Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2001, Fellow of Philippines Society of Gastroenterology in 2001, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 2003, and is a recipient of Honorary Doctor in Sciences (D.S.C) from Nagarjuna University in 2005. He has given several named orations including The Francisco Roman oration of Philippines Society of Gastroenterology 2002, Dr Panner Selvam Memorial Oration of Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology in 2006, Kees Huibregtse Oration of 15th International Symposium on Pancreatic Biliary Endoscopy, Los Angeles 2007, Sir Francis Avery Jones Professorship in St. Marks, London 2008, Peter Gilispje oration, Australia 2010. He received the Master Endoscopist Award from A.S.G.E in 2009, ASGE International Leadership Award in 2011 and Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology in 2012. He received the highest Award Master of World Gastroenterology Organization from the World Gastroenterology Organization in 2014. In 2015 he received the honorary fellowship and lifetime memberships from Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology, Singapore Society of Gastroenterology, Indonesia Society of Gastroenterology, Columbia Society of Gastroenterology and Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology. He was the Secretary-General of the World Endoscopy Organization and subsequent President of the World Endoscopy Organization. He received PADMA BHUSHAN AWARD from Government of India in 2016.

Awards and Acheivements

Under Graduate Gold Medals:

1974 – Nizam Sugar Factory Gold Medal for Pre – Clinical
1974 – Indian Academy for Advancement of Medical Education Gold Medal for First M.B.B.S.
1976 – Indian Medical Association Prize for Honors in M.B.B.S.
1976 – Dr.Soma Sundar Rao Gold Medal for Pathology
1977 – Annapurna Memorial Prize for Medicine
1978 – Nizam Sugar Factory Gold Medal for Medicine
1978 – Dr S Pinakapani Gold Medal for Medicine
1978 – Dr P Siva Reddy Gold Medal for Best Out-Going Student in M.B.B.S.
1978 – Philips Blue Ribbon for the Outstanding student in M.B.B.S.

Awards in Recognition Towards Contribution to Gastroenterology:

1991 – Japanese Endoscopy Research Foundation Award.
1992 – Olympus Mitra Endoscopy Award is given by Indian Society of Gastrointestinal Society for disseminating knowledge and expertise in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy throughout India.
1995 – Dr B C ROY AWARD for the Development of Specialties Highest medical award in the country given by Indian Medical Council.
1995 – Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India Award.
1996 – Vidya Ratan Award for outstanding Gastrointestinal Service to the Community.
1996 – AP Academy of Science Award for Outstanding Medical Scientist given by Andhra Pradesh.
2002 – Padmashri Award One of the Highest Civilian Award given by Government of India.
2004 – Elected as Honorary Life Member American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
2004 – Dhanwantri Award for outstanding achievement in medicine by All India Coal Medical Conference (Indian Medical Association, M.P.Chapter) held in Ranchi.
2009 – Life Time Achievement Award at Chennai Digestive Diseases Week 2009 by Tamilnadu Chapter of I S G and World Gastroenterology Association.
2009 – Master Endoscopist Award by American Society of G I Endoscopy.
2011 – International Service Award by American Society of Gastroenterology (DDW Crystal Awards).

Academy of Sciences:

1999 – Selected as Endoscopy Grand Master by Asia Endoscopy Masters Forum 1999 – 2008
2002 – Padmashri Award One of the Highest Civilian Award given by Government of India.
2002 – Francisco Roman Award for Lifetime Achievement in Medicine given by Philippines Society of Gastroenterology, Philippines.
2004 – Elected as Honorary Life Member American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for lifetime achievement in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Only 10 Gastroenterologists in the world have been given this honour over the last 50 Years up to 2004.
2004 – Dhanwantri Award for outstanding achievement in medicine by All India Coal Medical Conference (Indian Medical Association, M.P.Chapter) held in Ranchi.