Sanjiv Saigal

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Medicine
Director - Transplant Hepatology

Introduction

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal is a well experienced and highly qualified Hepatologist. He is acclaimed for leading the medical team of liver transplantation in the biggest liver transplant plan in the country for over a decade. Presently, he holds a vast experience in coping with above 1500 liver transplants, counting both cadaveric and living donor liver transplants. He is presently working as Director of Transplant Hepatology at Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon. He completed his M.D. (Medicine) from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh in 1994. In 1996, he did DNB (Medicine) from the National Board of Examinations, Govt. of India, New Delhi. In the year 1998, Dr. Sanjiv Saigal pursued D.M. (Gastroenterology) from G. B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi. He has received numerous awards including the Calcutta University Gold Medal, National Pfizer award, INLAKS Fellowship in liver transplantation at King’s College Hospital, London etc. He is a member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS), New Delhi and CCST (Gastroenterology) Royal College of Gastroenterology, United Kingdom. Presently, he is rendering his extraordinary services at Medanta Institute of Digestive & Hepatobiliary Sciences. Dr. Sanjiv Saigal’s holds immense expertise in areas such as Liver Transplantation or what is known as Transplant Hepatology in the medical field. Some of the other fields include severe Liver malfunction, Viral Hepatitis, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Liver Cancer and Drug provoked Liver infection. Dr. Saigal has more than 130 presentations in state and global forums to his recognition along with several publications.

Education

Medical School & Fellowships

Institute Year
MBBS Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta 1989
MD - Medicine Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh 1994
DNB - Medicine National Board of Examinations, Govt. of India, New Delhi 1996
DM - Gastroenterology G. B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, University of Delhi 1997
INLAKS Fellow - Hepatology & Liver Transplant King's College Hospital, London, UK 1998
MRCP Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1999
MAMS - Gastroenterology National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 2010

Memberships

Institute Year
Member Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) ----
Member National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS) ----
Member Indian Association for Study of Liver ----
Life Member Indian Medical Association ----
Life Member Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation ----
Member Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) ----

Training

Institute Year
CCST - Gastroenterology Royal College of Gastroenterology, United Kingdom 2005

Experience

Designation And Department Hospital Year
Transplant Hepatology,Director Medanta – The Medicity 2010
Gastroenterology,Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi 2002
Gastroenterology,Specialist Registrar Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, United Kingdom 2001
Gastroenterology,Clinical Fellow in liver transplantation King's College Hospital, London 1999
Gastroenterology,Attending Consultant P.S.R. Institute for Liver, Renal and Digestive Diseases 1998
Gastroenterology,Sr Resident G. B. Pant Hospital, University of Delhi 1995
Gastroenterology,India Sr Resident Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 
Chandigarh 1994

Awards and Achievements

Title Year
First position in Anatomy Ist professional MBBS examination ,Calcutta University, India. ----
First position in Anatomy Ist professional MBBS examination,Calcutta University ----
Shyama Sundari Debi Memorial Medal ----
Calcutta University Medal ----
National Pfizer Award ----
Pfizer Post Graduate Medical Award ----
Calcutta University Gold Medal 1988
Dr. H. N. Ray Memorial Medal ----
Dr. Biren Das Memorial Medal ----
Prof. Prasanta Sengupta Memorial Medal ----
First Prize in the National Hepatology Quiz held at Indian Association of Study of Liver (INASL) Meeting held at Nagpur, India 2006

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