Dr. Ajay Kumar Chairman & HOD

  • Institute for Digestive & Liver Diseases
  • About Dr. Ajay Kumar

    Institute for Digestive & Liver Diseases

    Qualification
    • MBBS
    • MD (Medicine)
    • DM (Gastroenterology)
    • MAMS
    • FRCP (Glasgow)
    • Fellowship in therapeutic endoscopy at University Hospitals, Hamburg
    Experience
    • Presently working as a Chairman & HOD in Institute for Digestive & Liver Diseases at BLK Super Speciality Hospitals, New Delhi
    • Previous Experience:
    • Chairman at Fortis Escorts (Liver and Digestive Diseases Institute)
    • Executive Director at Fortis Escorts (Liver and Digestive Diseases Institute)
    • Gastroenterologist at Mool Chand Hospitals, New Delhi (Established the department of Gastroenterology and started the Therapeutic endoscopy)
    • Gastroenterologist at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi (A tertiary care hospital (Made it a key referral centre for therapeutic endoscopy and Hepatology services in India, It attracts a number of doctors for specializing in it. Runs a DNB course in Gastroenterology)
    Awards and Achievements
    • Conferred prestigious Dr BC Roy award by President of India for the year 2008
    • Has been in Editorial board of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – the official journal of American Society of GI Endoscopy
    • Recipient of J Mitra Olympus award for the endoscopist of the year 2007 by Indian society of Gastroenterology
    • Has delivered many orations including Prof. Mehta oration API, SISCO Pentax oration SGEI, Prof. K.L. Wig memorial oration Delhi state API, Col. BL Taneja memorial oration DMA, H.N. Khattari memorial oration, Khamman, AP.
    • Member of the working party, established by world society of Digestive endoscopy on establishing the quality in endoscopy and set criteria for accreditation. year 2009-10
    • Member of the working party, established by world society of Digestive endoscopy on establishing practice guidelines and publications in Endoscopy
    • On Editorial board of Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Asian journal), Journal of Digestive Endoscopy
    • International advisory board “Gastroenterology”, official journal of American Gastroenterology Association
    • International Service award by American society of GI Endoscopy (ASGE) 2018.