Department Of Hepatology

PGI Chandigarh

  • Students award - 14 ISHEN, Quebec, Canada September 2010
  • Best oral paper presentation at 19th INASL, Chandigarh, March 2011
  • Oral paper presentation at Gastro 2015 at Brisbane, Australia, September 2015
  • Cardio-Pulmonary dysfunction in cirrhosis undergoing liver transplant and short-term outcome.
  • Frailty in Outpatients with cirrhosis – Predicting unplanned hospitalization at 6 months
  • A Prospective, Real Life observational study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Saroglitazar in patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Dyslipidemia with or without Non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
  • Assessment of Liver fibrosis by Transient Elastography (FIBROSCAN) in Rheumatologic Disease patients on Methotrexate.
  • Perioperative management of liver transplant recipient: INASL 2011 at Guwahati
  • Liver Transplantation for Portal biliopathy. Portal Biliopathy Consensus meeting at Chandigarh 2012
  • How to control HCC: Current issues & challenge in Asia APPLE 2013 at Busan Korea.
  • Case Presentation on Portal Vein Thrombosis post liver transplantation and its management in ISGCON 2013
  • Role of Physician in management of a liver transplant recipient. INASL 2014 at Jaipur
  • Prevention of HCC. APASL School of Hepatology 2015 at New Delhi
  • Panel Discussion on management of jaundice in pregnancy. INASL 2015 at New Delhi
  • Debate: DM Hepatology will improve care and research in India INASL 2015 at New Delhi
  • Clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis of NAFLD. NMS meeting at Patna 2015
  • Is there a safe limit of drinking? ALDACON 2015 at New Delhi
  • Moderator in the session on ‘Interventional procedures in HPB diseases’ at the 3rd International Liver Symposium organized by Medanta, The Medicity at Gurgaon, on 2-3rd April 2016.
  • ‘Budd Chairi Syndrome -When to consider Liver transplantation’ and on the ‘ALF Registry’ at the annual conference of the Indian National Association for Study of the Liver (INASL), organized at Gurgaon, from 5-7th August, 2016.
  • ‘Approach to Raised transaminases’ at the Gastroenterology CME organized at IGMC, Shimla on 27th August, 2016.
  • Moderator in the session ‘Immune therapy of Hepatitis B’ and spoke on ‘New Frontiers in Hepatic Encephalopathy’ at the conference of Clinical Application of Advancement in Hepatobiliary Diseases” at New Delhi on 3rd - 4th September 2016.
  • Chaired a session on ‘Liver Regenerative transplant Tolerance: clinical protocols’ at the 2nd CLBS symposium on Advances in Adult and Pediatric Liver Transplantation at New Delhi from 17th-19th September 2016.
  • ‘Living Donor Liver Transplantation is transparent activity in India? at the ISOT 2016 – Annual conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation organized at Chandigarh on 7-9th October, 2016.
  • Chaired a session on “Acute on chronic liver failure” at the 15th Current Perspectives in Liver Diseases (CPLD) with single theme meeting on ‘New Horizons in the Management of Liver diseases’ held at Chandigarh on 26-27th November, 2016.
  • Chaired a session on “HBV Therapy” at Kolkata Liver Meeting organized by School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research Kolkata and Liver Foundation, West Bengal on 1st – 3rd December, 2016.
  • ‘Probiotics in Liver Diseases’ and ‘HCC interventions in Video Forum on Interventions in Liver Disease’ at the Annual conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology organized at New Delhi on 15-18th December, 2016.
  • ‘Albumin versus crystalloids’ and was a part of panel discussion on the ‘Management of Cerebral edema in ALF’ at a conference on Intensive Care organized by Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi on 24-25th January, 2017.
  • ‘Prevention of new HCV infections in the general population’ at the North East Gastro meet from 3rd -4th February 2017.
  • Chaired the session on ‘Pathogenesis of Brain Edema’ at the 19th ISHEN symposium organized at Gurgaon, from 9-11th March, 2017.
  • Treatment of Acute Hepatic Encephalopathy in SIG on HE at the annual conference of the Indian National Association for Study of the Liver (INASL), organized at New Delhi from 3rd to 6th August 2017.
  • The sick recipient - Pre-operative issues in the 3rd CLBS Liver Symposium on ‘Early Graft Loss after Liver Transplantation’ and Operative Workshop on Live Laparoscopic Living Donor Hepatectomy on 15th September at New Delhi.
  • Panel discussion on Gut microbiome and its therapeutic role in liver disease are we there yet (Myth or Science) in CPLD 2017 on 7 October, 2017.
  • Severe Hepatic Encephalopathy: Beyond rifaximin and lactulose in “LIVERCON 2017” and EUSCON 2017- CME and Workshop on 4th November 2017 at Delhi.
  • Panelist on "Management of Critically Ill Liver patient symposium in Frontiers in Liver Diseases 2017, INASL single theme meeting on 11th November in Kochi, Kerala.
  • Diagnostic imaging pathway incorporating LIRADS in LIRADS HCC consensus meet held on 25th and 26th November,2017 at New Delhi.
  • HCV infection special situations- Renal dysfunction, post-transplant, co infections at the 58th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology held at Bhubaneswar from 14th - 17th December 2017.
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy Recent Advances at the Gastro Intensive Care CME & Workshop on 21. January 2018 in Kolkata.
  • Challenges in the Management of Hepatitis B in Pregnancy at the NE Gastro meet on 3rd February,2018 at Guwahati.
  • Chaired a session on Challenges in Hepatology in the Postgraduate Course of the 27th Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL2018) on 15th March 2018 at New Delhi, India.
  • Participated as a faculty in the consensus meeting on Update of INASL Consensus Guidelines on HCC on 5th May 2018 at Puri, Odisha.
  • TIPSS in variceal bleeding. ISG task force on management of variceal bleed at Coorg, Karnataka on 16 June 2018.
  • Management of AIH special populations at Annual conference of INASL 2018 at New Delhi on 3rd August 2018.
  • Chaired a session on management of NAFLD at Annual conference of INASL 2018 at New Delhi on 3rd August 2018.
  • Panelist in a case discussion on New onset portal hypertension after liver transplantation at Case based discussion of problematic cases in Hepatobiliary Diseases conference at New Delhi on 8th September 2018.
  • Chaired a session on Surveillance for HCC and cholangiocarcinoma at 4th CLBS Symposium on ‘Liver Transplant for Malignancies’ and Workshop on Hepatobiliary Interventional Radiology at New Delhi on 14th September 2018.
  • Chaired a session in Endoscopy Premier League 2018 (EPL 2018) being scheduled from 21-23 September, 2018
  • Lead Discusser in the APASL -ACLF consensus update meeting and spoke on Fungal Infections-Spectrum, outcome and choice of antifungals in ACLF at from 1st -2nd October 2018.
  • Speaker on ACLF-Diagnosis and Management at HPAPICON at Mandi on 7th October 2018.
  • Member of INASL-ISN task force on on Management of Patients with Simultaneous Liver and Kidney Disease and participated as faculty in the INASL-ISN consensus meeting on 20th-21st October 2019 at New Delhi.
  • Speaker on Hepatic encephalopathy in GI emergencies conference at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 30th October 2018.
  • Speaker on Chronic Hepatitis C (Special situations) in Viracon at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 11th November 2018
  • Speaker on Invasive Fungal infections in cirrhosis and Newer drugs for HCC at ISGCON 2019 from 28th November to 1st December at Kochi.
  • Speaker on Manage of Autoimmune hepatitis in Special Situations at Frontiers in Liver Disease (FILD) held on 12th -13th January at Bangalore.
  • Speaker on Pathophysiology and Natural History of NASH at North East Gastro Meet at Guwahati from 1st-3rd February 2019.
  • Speaker for the Update on HCV related chronic hepatitis at Kalinga Perspective on Liver and Digestive Diseases [A Liver and GI update on the best of DDW, UEG, AASLD and EASL] on 9th - 10th February 2019 at Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Panelist in AHI-HRS symposium in Second International conference on Ascites at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 2nd -3rd March 2019
  • Moderator in case-based discussion on a difficult case of Ascites post liver transplantation at Decisions Reasoning Innovations & Learning in Liver Diseases” (DRILLS- 2019) at New Delhi from 16th -17th March 2019.
  • Autoimmune hepatitis: whether to continue or withdraw steroids post LT in Apollo LTHPS conclave on 30th-31st March 2019 at New Delhi.
  • Moderator in a case-based discussion on Ascites in the Single Theme Mid-Term INASL Conference on “Management of Cirrhosis and its Complications” held on 26th - 28th of April 2019 at Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
  • Invited: participated and presented a paper in the ‘Liver Meeting – The annual conference of Asia Pacific Association for the Study of Liver’ (APASL) held at Shanghai, China from 15th-19th February 2017.
  • Invited: participated and presented a poster in the ‘Liver Meeting – The annual conference of European Association for the Study of Liver’ (EASL) held at Amsterdam, Netherlands from 19th-23rd April 2017.
  • Invited: participated and presented a poster in the ‘Liver Meeting – The annual conference of European Association for the Study of Liver’ (EASL) held at Paris, France from 11th-15th April 2018.
  • 4Invited: participated and presented a poster in the ‘Liver Meeting – The annual conference of European Association for the Study of Liver’ (EASL) held at Paris, France from 10th-14th April 2019.
  • 24th INASL Liver Meeting 2016 “Annual Conference of the Indian National Association for the Study of Liver” organized by the Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh on August 5th to 7th August 2016.
  • 17th ISHEN Symposium "17th International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism" (ISHEN-2017)" organized by the Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh on 9th – 11th March 2017.
  • 25th INASL Liver Meeting 2017 “Annual Conference of the Indian National Association for the Study of Liver” organized by the Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh on August 3rd to 6th August 2017.
  • 26th INASL Liver Meeting 2018 “Annual Conference of the Indian National Association for the Study of Liver” organized by the Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh on August 2rd to 5th August 2018.
  • 18th PGI-AIIMS, Current Perspective of Liver Diseases conference organized by the Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh on 13th to 14th October 2018.