Dr. Rakesh Kalapala

MD, DNB (Gastro)

Director - Endoscopy (Center for Obesity and Metabolic Therapy)

Qualification

MD, DNB (Gastro)

Professional Synopsis

Dr Rakesh Kalapala has done his M.D (Internal Medicine) followed by Diplomate in National Board  (D.N.B)  in Medical Gastroenterology.

With over 10 years of experience and 10,000 cases under his belt, he has made a name for himself in the fields of Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Interventional EUS, Therapeutic ERCP and Bariatric Endoscopy.

His research has been published in over 50 peers reviewed journals all over the world and his extraordinary skills have earned him professional memberships in Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, Asian EUS Club, Asian Neuro Gastroenterology Motility Association and American Association for Bariatric Endoscopy.

He has also received the prestigious Advanced Interventional Endoscopy Fellowship at Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.

Areas of Special Interest:

  •  Bariatric Endoscopy
  •  Endotherapy in GERD
  •  GI Motility
  •  EUS
  •  ERCP

Accomplishments & Awards

  • B.J Vakil awardee for the best fellow in clinical research from Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, 2008
  • Travel awards for ISNM (International Symposium of Neurogastroenterology Motility) 2007, Jeju, Korea, APDW (Asia Pacific Disease Week) 2010
  • Young investigator award at ANMA (Asian Neurogastroenterology & Motility Association) 2011
  • Guest Faculty at Asia Pacific Pancreatico-Biliary Endoscopy Future Forum, Tokyo, Japan
  • Honourable Editorial Board Member in various journals
  • Invited Faculty at various National and International conferences