Mahesh Goenka

Institute of Gastrosciences and Liver

PRESENT DESIGNATION : Director, Institute of Gastrosciences and Liver, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata. PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY President, Asio-Pacific Digestive Week (2019) Governor (Indian region), American College of Gastroenterology (2017-2020) President, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (2016-17) Member, International Committee, American Society of GI Endoscopy (ASGE)- 2013-16 QUALIFICATION MNAMS : Gastroenterology 1995 (awarded by National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi) D.M : Gastroenterology June 1989, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. M.D : Medicine June 1987, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. M.B.B.S : June 1981, Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta, India. F.A.C.G : Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology, 1996. F.A.S.G.E : Fellow, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2007 A.G.A.F : Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, 2016 F.R.C.P : Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow 2017 EXPERIENCE: 8/96 onwards: Organised the Dept. at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, AMRI & Eko Endoscopy Centre, Kolkata 1/96 - 3/96: Fellow - Department of Endoscopic surgery, - Hamburg University, Germany. 4/91 - 7/96: Assistant Professor (Gastroenterology) Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. 1/90 - 4/91: Pool Officer, Dept. of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. 7/87 - 12/89: Senior Residency in Gastroenterology, (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India 7/84 - 6/87: Residency in Medicine, (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION 1. Appointed as Clinical Professor of Medicine Gastroenterology at Medical College of Wisconsin USA for 2019 to 2024. 2. Elected as Governor (Indian region). American College of Gastroenterology for 3yrs. (2017-2020)- Initiated and Organised Best of American College of Gastroenterology, Kolkata, Bangalore and New Delhi on 17, 18, 19th Jan 2020. 3. Adjunct Professor of Medicine at University of Wisconsin School, USA 4. Appointed as member of International Committee of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2014-18) 5. Appointed as Adjunct Associate Professor in Dept. of Medicine at University of Queensland, Australia for 3 yrs. (2011-2014) 6. Invited as Faculty for Asio-Pasific Digestive Week (APDW) held at Kobe, Japan in Nov 2016. and HongKong 2017, Korea 2018 7. Invited as a Guest Speaker to the 12th World congress at Paris organized by International agency for Research of Cancer and World Health Organization (WHO) at UNESCO Headquarters in August 2013. Delivered two lectures. 8. Invited to visit Department of Gastroenterology at Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University at Sanghai, China in July 2013. 9. Invited faculty for Asia Pacific Digestive week (APDW) 2011 held at Singapore from 1st to 4th Oct 2011. 10. Visiting Professorship awarded by University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. Invited to the Basil I Hirschowitz Endoscopy Center of Excellence & delivered talks on ERCP and Small Bowel Endoscopy on 4th Oct’2010 11. Member of Asia Pacific Panel Recommendations for Optimal Management of Hepatitis B “APPROACH group”(Headed by Prof M Omata of Japan) to draw guide line on treatment of Hepatitis B- sole member respesenting India. (Work published subsequently in Hepatology International) 12. Delivered a guest lecture on “Small bowel Endoscopy” at Dubai in April’2010 during Annual meeting of Middle- East Chapter of Indian Society of Gastroenterology 13. Advisory Editorial Board member of Journal of Bioscience & Medicine, official Journal of International Association for Biological and Biomedical Science. 14. Reviewer for Malaysian Journal of Medical sciences & Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, World Journal of Gastroenterology, World J of GI Endoscopy. 15. Invited in 2013 by World Journal of Gastroenterology and World Journal of Hepatology to write state of Art Review Articles on Capsule Endoscopy and Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma respectively. 16. Guest faculty at Digestive Diseases week, Annual meeting of American Gastroenterology Association during 2014 and 2015. Delivered guest lectures at Chicago and Washington respectively NATIONAL RECOGNITION 1. President of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI 2016-17), a scientific national body of GI endoscopists (about 1500 members) 2. Appointed Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology (2011) 3. Awarded Adjunt Professorship by Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation July 2012 4. Reviewer for Tropical Gastroenterology, Indian J of Gastroenterology 5. Editor of Apollo Medicine Journal 6. Member of National Task Force by Indian Association for study of liver on Hepatocellure carcinoma, Hepatitis C, & by Indian society of Gastroenterology on GI Bleed and Inflammatory Bowel Disease 7. Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Digestive Endoscopy, official journal of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (2015 onwards) AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS 1. Apollo Distinguished Academician award 2019 by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. 2. Academic achievement award 2016 by Apollo Hospital Group in 2016. 3. J. Mitra Award 2005-06 given by Indian Society of Gastroenterology in the year 2006 for contribution to G. I. Endoscopy. 4. SISCO PENTAX ORATION for 2002 awarded by Society of G. I. Endoscopy for contribution in the field of G. I. Endoscopy. 5. Research fellowship awarded by Indian Association for Study of the Liver (1993) for research contribution in the field of hepatology. 6. Awarded Academic achievements awards by Apollo Hospital Educational and Research Foundation for original research publication in 2011 7. Silver Medal (first order) for securing 1st position in M.D. (Medicine) at PGIMER, Chandigarh. 8. First in the first MBBS examination of Calcutta University (awarded Maharaja Gwalior Prize). 9. Honours in Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Ophthalmology and E.N.T. from the Calcutta University. 10. College merit scholarship during the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and final years of MBBS from the Calcutta University. 11. Silver Medal for the best student of 1st year class in MBBS. 12. Gold medal for the best student in Anatomy in 2nd year MBBS. 13. Silver Medal for the best student in Anatomy in 1st year MBBS. 14. Anandlal Sanyal Prize in Mid – Wifery (1978 – 1979). 15. Senior Prosector’s Prize in Anatomy (1975 – 1976). TEACHING EXPERIENCE 1. Presently Heading the Dept. of Gastroenterology at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata which imparts National Board Postgraduate Degree in Gastroenterology, called Diplomate in National Board (DNB)- actively involved in teaching of Postgraduate Students since last 7 yrs. 2. Five & half years (1991-1996) as Assistant Professor (Gastroenterology) at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGMER) Chandigarh, India. This institute imparts MD (Postgraduate) and DM (Super specialty) degrees 3. One and half year (1990-91) as Pool Officer, Dept. of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. 4. Two years (1987-1989) as Senior Residency in Gastroenterology, (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India (Teaching postgraduate, MD students)

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