Dr. Sanjiv Saigal

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal Medanta Institute of Digestive & Hepatobiliary Sciences

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal Medanta Institute of Digestive & Hepatobiliary Sciences
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Dr. Sanjiv Saigal, a trained Hepatologist, has spearheaded the medical team of liver transplantation in the largest liver transplant program in India for over a decade now, with an experience in dealing with more than 1500 liver transplants, including both cadaveric and living donor liver transplants. He is presently the Director of Transplant Hepatology at Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon which is the busiest liver transplant centre in India performing about 25 liver transplants every month with a success rate of over 90%. Besides clinical work, he holds keen interest in academics and research. Dr Saigal has numerous publications with over 130 presentations in national and international forums to his credit. He has received numerous awards including the Calcutta University Gold Medal, National Pfizer award, INLAKS Fellowship in liver transplantation in King’s College Hospital, London etc. He is a member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS).



Doctor's Experience

Medanta – The Medicity, Director Hepatology, Head - Transplant Hepatology (Since June 2010)

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist (2002 - 2010)

Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, United Kingdom Specialist Registrar in Gastroenterology (2001 - 2001)

King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom Clinical Fellow in Liver Transplantation (1999 – 2001)

P.S.R. Institute for Liver, Renal and Digestive Diseases, New Delhi Attending Consultant in Gastroenterology (1998 - 1998)

G. B. Pant Hospital, University of Delhi Senior Resident in Gastroenterology (DM Program) (1995 - 1998)

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India Senior Resident in the Department of Gastroenterology (1994 - 1995)

Memberships & Certifications

Member Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)

Member National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS)

Life Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology

Life Member, Indian Association for Study of Liver

Life Member, Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation

Life Member, Indian Medical Association

Awards & Accomplishments
National Hepatology Quiz First Prize in the National Hepatology Quiz held at Indian Association of Study of Liver (INASL) Meeting held at Nagpur, India 2006
CCST (Gastroenterology) Gastroenterology accredition from the Royal College, UK 2005
INLAKS Medical Scholarship For training in Liver Diseases at King’s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom. 1998
Pfizer Post Graduate Medical Award For excellence in IIIrd professional MBBS examination 1991
National Pfizer Award Winner For excellence in IIIrd professional MBBS examination 1988
Calcutta University Gold Medal For 1st position in Medicine including Paediatrics in IIIrd professional MBBS exam. 1988
Calcutta University Medal For 3rd position in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in IIIrd professional MBBS exam 1988
First position in IIIrd professional MBBS exam First position in college in IIIrd professional MBBS exam, Calcutta University. 1988
Prof. Prasanta Sengupta Memorial Medal For Proficiency in Medicine including Paediatrics in Calcutta University, India. 1988
Dr. Biren Das Memorial Medal For Proficiency in IIIrd professional MBBS exam, Calcutta University, India. 1988
Dr. H. N. Ray Memorial Medal For Proficiency in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the Calcutta University examination. 1988
Shyama Sundari Debi Memorial Medal For proficiency in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the Calcutta University examination. 1988
First position in Anatomy Ist professional MBBS examination First position in college in Anatomy in Ist professional MBBS examination, Calcutta University, India. 1984
Senior prosector in Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta University, India. Senior prosector in anatomy in Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta University, India. 1984
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