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Dr Avnish Seth

Dr Avnish Seth

Director- Gastroenterology Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, India Dr Seth established the first successful deceased donor liver transplant program in the public sector at Army Hospital (R&R) and was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India on 26th January 2009. He completed fellowships in liver transplant (Birmingham, UK) and endoscopic ultrasound (South Carolina and Alabama, USA). He is credited with performing the first stool transplant of the country for Ulcerative Colitis on 14th November 2014 and has several on-going research projects for stool transplant for IBD, IBS, Alcoholic liver disease, Parkinson’s and Metabolic syndrome. Formerly, Professor of Medicine at Delhi University, he has served as Governing Council member for the Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) and Society of GI Endoscopy of India (SGEI) and has over 100 publications to his name.
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Degree: MBBS, MD, DM (Gastroenterology)
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Experience: 30 years of experience
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About Dr Avnish Seth

Dr. Seth is an Alumnus of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Dr. Seth completed his MD (Medicine) from Pune University and DM (Gastroenterology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh. Formerly, he was Head of the Department of Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at Army Hospital. He established the first successful deceased donor liver transplant program in the public sector at Army Hospital (R&R).

The President of India awarded him the Vishisht Seva Medal on 26th January 2009. He completed liver transplant fellowships from Birmingham, UK, and endoscopic ultrasound from South Carolina and Alabama, USA. He is credited with performing the first stool transplant of the country for Ulcerative Colitis on 14th November 2014. He has several on-going research projects for stool transplant for IBD, IBS, Alcoholic liver disease, Parkinson’s, and Metabolic syndrome. Formerly, Professor of Medicine at Delhi University, he has served as a Governing Council member for the Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) and Society of GI Endoscopy of India (SGEI) and has over 100 publications to his name.

Dr. Seth has the distinction of pioneering organ donation after brain death in North India and was the Founder Director of the Armed Forces Organ Retrieval Transplant Authority (AORTA). The Seth-Donation of Organs and Tissues (S-DOT) score is widely used to assess hospitals’ best practices in organ and tissue donation. He established the IDEAL(Immediate Donation of Eyes After Life) protocol, the first nursing and smartphone-based system for counseling families for cornea donation in India. As a member of the Apex Technical Committee of NOTTO, he has established national SOPs on criteria for listing for liver transplantation and super-urgent allotment of the liver.

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List of Treatments

  • Treatment of Acid Peptic Disorders, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease, Abdominal Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • Liver transplantation
  • Ultra-thin GI Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Therapeutic GI endoscopy including ERCP
  • Stool transplantation for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Alcoholic liver disease, Parkinson’s and Metabolic syndrome.
  • Deceased organ and tissue donation
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