Dr. Yogesh Batra

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Specialty: Digestive – Gastro Enterology

Hospital: Apollo Indraprastha

Dr. Yogesh Batra did his MBBS and MD (medicine) from GSVM Medical College Kanpur and thereafter completed the prestigious DM Gastroenterology course at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 2000. He continued to work at the AIIMS as pool officer and research officer and apart from the clinical and endoscopy services where he was responsible for running the liver clinic. He joined Batra hospital in 2005, and here was entrusted the responsibility to set up a completely new department of Gastroenterology which included a DNB programme. He moved to BLK hospital as director of Gastroenterology in 2012 – here he was responsible for introducing the EUS services as well as the DNB programme. During this entire journey he has published 30 papers, a few of which have been awarded and some have been cited extensively. He has made multiple presentations at various national and international fora, has organised conferences and workshops. He is trained in both hepatology (including transplant hepatology) and high end endoscopic procedures like endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP.

Awards & achievements:
– 30 national and international publications (isg)
– young investigator bursary at iasl 2002 madrid spain (inasl)
– best paper award awarded at inasl 2002
– young investigator award at isgcon 2003
– observership in endoscopy at hongkong(2002) and hamburg germany (2003)
– training in hepatology and liver transplant at cleveland clinic usa (2012)
– invited faculty in large number of national and international conferences and workshops
– paper selected for young investigator award in 2017

Fellowships / memberships:
Indian society of gastroenterology (isg)
Indian national association of study of liver (inasl)
Society of gastrointestinal endoscopy of india (sgei)

Conditions treated:
1. Liver diseases
2. Inflammatory bowel disease
3. Acute and chronic pancreatitis
4. Gi cancers

Focused procedures:
1. Endoscopy
2. Colonoscopy
3. Enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy
4. Ercp
5. Endoscopic ultrasound