Dr. Hardik Rughwani, Consultant Gastroenterology

Dr Hardik Rughwani Consultant Gastroenterology

Dr. Hardik Rughwani

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

Consultant Gastroenterology


M.B.B.S. (B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad)

M.D. Internal Medicine (B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad)

D.M. Gastroenterology (Govt. Stanley Medical College, Chennai)

Professional Synopsis:

Dr. Hardik Rameshchandra Rughwani is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the AIG Hospitals, Gachibowli, Hyderabad. He has a passion for the management of patients with Hepatobiliary diseases, pancreatic diseases, GERD, Motility disorders and Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). He has vast experience in performing Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Enteroscopy for small bowel diseases and advanced Hepatobiliary interventional procedures. He has numerous original publications in International & national indexed journals, along with chapters in medical books as well.

Areas of Interest:

  • Pancreatobiliary disease
  • Motility disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Obesity and Metabolic disorders
  • Interventional advanced endoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)


  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI)
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • Indian National Association for Study of the Liver (INASL)
  • American Association for the study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Paper/Poster Presentations:

  • Poster presentation on the topic ‘A study on response to cefotaxime for treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP)’ at ISGCON 2018, Kochi.
  • Poster presentation on ‘A case of pediatric primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)’ at APASL 2018, New Delhi.
  • Poster presentation on ‘A case of Post Liver Transplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD) in a patient of Wilson disease’ at ISGCON 2017, Bhubaneshwar.
  • Oral paper presentation on the topic ‘A study of Donor and Recipient characteristics affecting post-liver transplantation survival’ at TNISGCON 2019, Madurai.


  • Diagnostic yield and therapeutic impact of novel motorized spiral enteroscopy in small bowel disorders: a single centre real-world experience from a tertiary care hospital (with video) –Mohan Ramchandani, Hardik Rughwani, Pradev Inavolu, Aniruddha Pratap Singh, Harsh Vardhan tevethia, Nitin Jagtap, Anuradha Sekaran, Haranath Kanakgiri, Santosh Darisetty, D Nageshwar Reddy.
  • To assess the efficacy of safety measures adopted during endoscopy in theCOVID-19 era for health care professionals–a single centre tertiary – Ramchandani M, Rughwani HR, Tevethia HV, et al. Indian J Gastroenterol 2021; 40.
  • Medical management of Acute Pancreatitis- D. Nageshwar Reddy, Hardik Rughwani; Medicine update, APICON 2020.
  • A study on clinical profile of cases of Portal vein thrombosis in a tertiary care centre in Tamilnadu, University journal of medical specialities, Dr MGR Medical University, TN.


  • Won 2nd prize in GE Master Mind Scientific Quiz Competition at ISGCON 2018, Kochi
  • Participated in TNISG CON 2019, Gastroenterology Quiz at Madura