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I graduated from Bangalore University 1999, and completed my Post Graduate training in Bangalore 2002.
I completed my Basic Specialist Training in London 2006 at the prestigious St Georges University Hospital.
I further undertook a period of Research in the Dame Sheila Sherlock Liver Unit, Royal Free, London (2009).
Completed my Specialist Training in Gastroenterology from North East Thames, London Deanery.
I did my Liver NTN post at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
I undertook further training in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation in Toronto, Canada.
I am currently working as a Consultant Hepatologist in University Hospitals of Leicester since July 2016.
Areas of interest
Fatty Liver disease;
Cholestatic Liver disease (PSC and PBC)
Cirrhosis of Liver;
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Hepatologist at University hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust from 01/07/2016 to current date. Working at all the 3 sites Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General, Glenfield Hospital.
Community session at Hinckley Hospital.
Shortly starting as a Visiting Consultant at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Liver Transplant Unit, Birmingham.
Acute Liver failure,
Acute on chronic liver failure.
Fatty liver disease
I am a running enthusiast and Love long distance runnning including Marathons. Other activities include badmintion. I am a black belt in Taw-kwon Do. Above all love to have a long distance family runs with my little kids and wife.
• Prestigious Dame Sheila Sherlock hepatology fellowship award by Royal College of Physicians, London June 2010
• Best Outgoing Postgraduate Trainee at Hindustan Aeronautics Hospital.
• Won 1st Prize in Prestigious Annual Medical Competition organised by Hindustan Aeronautics Hospital.
• Won 3rd Prize in Psychiatry Competition organized by Indian Psychiatric Society.
(Additional) Languages spoken
• Long-term outcomes following percutaneous hepatic vein recanalization for Budd-Chiari syndrome Liver Int. 2017; 37: 111–120. DOI: 10.1111/liv.13180
• Evaluation of Coagulation abnormalities in acute liver failure Oct 2012, Journal of Hepatology, PMID:22735303
• Long term outcomes of percutaneous recanalisation for Budd-Chairi Syndrome (BCS): Our experience in Birmingham, U.K. Poster presentation in EASL April 2014, BSG (June 14).
• Percutaneous Recanalisation for BUDD-CHIARI SYNDROME (BCS) - Single Centre Experience. (Oral presentation at MGS Annual Conference, Nottingham May 14’)
• Palliative Biliary Stenting, Abstract, DDF June 2012.
• Evaluation of Haemostasis in Acute liver failure, EASL April 2012.
• Prospective study assessing the relationship between standard laboratory coagulation and global tests of clot-formation using Thromboelastography in patients with Fulminant Hepatic Failure abstract accepted at AASLD Oct 2010.
• Admission serum lactate is a strong predictor of outcome in cirrhotics admitted to intensive care unit, and when added to the liver disease or UK model for end-stage liver disease, improves their respective predictive value. doi:10.1136/gut.2010.223362.30 and Oral presentation, National congress, Roma 10'
• Predictors of outcome in cirrhotics admitted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU); survivors exhibited significant rise of serum sodium levels and a fall in lactate levels at 48 hrs. V Ref Digestive and Liver Disease Vol 42 Supplement 1 Feb 2010 T.N.13
• Acute Liver failure- Current European perspective accepted as an oral presentation in EASL 2010 Ref http://www.kenes.com/easl2010/orals/136.htm.
• Bacterial Infections in Cirrhosis are associated with a poor prognosis that is not reflected by MELD and UKELD scores. Journal of Hepatology April 2010.
• Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease (Histiocytic Necrotizing Lymphadenitis) -Ref KJMS/jmaj02/5.
• Pharmacological management of Hypertension in DM - Ref KJMS/oct-dec99/1
- Fellowship in Adult Gastroenterology (Liver Transplantation) University Health Network, Toronto, CANADA 2016
- MRCP Gastroenterology Royal College of Physicians, London 2013
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians, London 2007
- MBBS Bangalore University 1999
- Clinical Research Fellowship in Liver Transplantation Royal Free Hospital, London 2009
- Clinical Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine Royal Free Hospital, London 2010
- Advanced Hepatology training Kings College Hospital, London 2010
- Post Graduate Training (Diplomate National Board) in Internal Medicine. Hindustan Aeronautics Hospital 2002
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Details of entry to specialist register
- Hepatology, 2015
- Gastroenterology, 2015
- General (internal) medicine, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL)
Medical Protection Society.
General Medical Council.
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