Department Of Hepatology

PGI Chandigarh

Name

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Dr. Radha Krishan Dhiman

Date of birth

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4th June 1960

Marital Status

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Married

Position

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Prof. & Head, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate
Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
(PGIMER), India

Address

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Prof. & Head, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate
Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER),
Chandigarh 160 012 India; Tel: +91 172 2756335;

Mobile

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+91-7087009337

Email

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rkpsdhiman@hotmail.com

Professional Qualification

Institute and Location Degree(s) Years of study Field of study
King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India M.B., B.S. and M.D. 1978-1988 Undergraduate education (M.B., B.S.) & Post-graduation in Internal Medicine (M.D.)
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education, Lucknow, India D.M. (Specialist training) 1989-1991 Gastroenterology
National Academy of Medical Sciences, India MNAMS 1998 Medical Sciences
American College of Gastroenterology, USA FACG 2001 Gastroenterology and Hepatology
National Academy of Medical Sciences, India FAMS 2010 Medical Sciences
Royal College of Physician, Edinburgh FRCP Edinburgh 2015 Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physician, London FRCP London 2015 Gastroenterology
American Association for Study of the Liver Fellow, (FAASLD) 2015 Hepatology

Professional and Research Experience

Position Year Job
Professor and Head, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India 1 October 2017 to date Running the Liver Clinic on 3-days/ week [Liver Clinics -2 & Liver Transplant Clinic -1];
Teaching DM Hepatology students and students specializing in Hepatology; Carrying out independent research projects related to viral hepatitis, liver failure &hepatic encephalopathy,microbiota and portal hypertension - both in Clinical and Basic areas.
Involved in liver transplantation program and ICU care of liver disease patients.
Professor, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India 2008 to-September 2017 Running the Liver Clinic on 2-days/ week;
Teaching DM Hepatology students and students specializing in Hepatology; Carrying out independent research projects (ICMR) related to hepatic encephalopathy and portal hypertension - both in Clinical and Basic areas. Involved in liver transplantation program and ICU care of liver disease patients in Liver ICU.
Additional Professor, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India 2003 to 2008 Running the Liver Clinic on 2 days/ week; teaching MD students and students specializing in Hepatology and Gastroenterology; Carrying out independent research projects related to hepatic encephalopathy including minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) and acute liver failure (ALF), portal hypertensive biliopathy, non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, etc. - both in Clinical and Basic areas.
Associate Professor, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India 1998 to 2003 Running the Liver Clinic; teaching MD students and students specializing in Gastroenterology; Trained in Liver transplantation at Liver Unit, Miami University, Miami. Carrying out independent research projects related to hepatic encephalopathy including minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE), non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, gallbladder motility and bile, etc.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India 1993-1998 Running the Liver Clinic, teaching MD students and students specializing in Gastroenterology; Carrying out independent research projects related to hepatic encephalopathy including MHE and FHF, pregnancy and portal hypertension, extrahepatic portal venous obstruction, Budd-Chiari syndrome, gallbladder motility and bile, etc.
Senior Fellow 1989-1992 Trained in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures that include upper and lower GI endoscopies, ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound; carried out independent projects related to gastroesophageal reflux disease (pioneered setting up first pH and manometry lab in India), hepatic encephalopathy and portal hypertension.
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With Liver Transplantation Unit at the Liver Unit, Miami University, Miami; 2004.

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