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Dr. Sanjiv Saigal


Liver Transplant Surgeon


22+ Years of Experience


New Delhi

About Doctor

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal is a hepato-biliary-pancreatic specialist. He has been working in this profession for the last 22 years.

In 1996, he received his DNB in gastroenterology from the National Board of Exams under the Ministry of Health in India.

In the same year, he received his DM in gastroenterology from the G. B. Pant University of Agri & tech. In the year 1998, and the MRCP from the Royal College of Physicians in London in the year 1999.

Both the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the Indian Society of Gastroenterology are organizations that he is a member of.

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS (Gold Medalist) – Calcutta University (1989)
  • MD (Medicine) – PGI Chandigarh (1994)
  • DNB (Gastroenterology) – NBE, Delhi (1996)
  • DM (Gastroenterology) – GB Pant, Delhi (1998)
  • MRCP – Royal College of Physicians, Edinburg, UK (1999)
  • CCST (Gastroenterology, UK), 2005

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Liver Transplant
  • Cirrhosis & Portal Hypertension
  • Liver Cancer
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Drug-Induced Liver Disease

All Treatments

  • Bowel Obstruction Treatment
  • Crohn's Disease Treatment
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography - TEE
  • Anti-Reflux Procedures
  • Liver Cirrhosis Treatment

Professional Work Experience

  • G.B Pant Hospital
  • King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon

Career Highlights

  • Dr. Sanjiv Saigal is a qualified hepatologist who, for more than a decade, has served as the leader of the medical team performing liver transplantation for the biggest liver transplant program in India.
  • a total of 1500 liver transplants, including those from deceased as well as living donors, were successfully carried out.
  • About 25 liver transplants should be performed each month, and the success rate should be more than 90 percent.
  • A specialist in liver transplantation (also known as transplant hepatology), acute liver failure; viral hepatitis; alcoholic liver disease; drug-induced liver disease; and liver cancer.
  • Over 130 papers and talks have been published and given at various national and international conferences.
  • Presented with a number of honors, such as the INLAKS Fellowship in liver transplantation at King's College Hospital in London, the National Pfizer award, and the Calcutta University Gold Medal, amongst others.
  • In addition to being a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, I am also a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) (MAMS)

Research and Fellowships

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology

Awards and Recoginition

  • First Prize in the National Hepatology Quiz - 2006
  • National Hepatology Quiz First Prize in the National Hepatology Quiz held at Indian Association of Study of Liver (INASL) Meeting held at Nagpur, India 2006
  • INLAKS Medical Scholarship For training in Liver Diseases at King’s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom. 1998
  • National Pfizer Award Winner For excellence in IIIrd professional MBBS examination 1988
  • Calcutta University Medal For 3rd position in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in IIIrd professional MBBS exam. 1988

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