Editors

Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

Official Publication of The Indian Society of Gastroenterology

Honorary Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Uday C Ghoshal,

Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow 226 014, India

E-mail: udayghoshal@gmail.com

Phone: 0522-2494406

23, Bombay Mutual Terrace, 3rd Floor, 534 Sandhurst Bridge, Mumbai 400 007, India

Editorial Board

Philip Abraham, P D Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, India

S K Acharya, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India

Peyman Adibi, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Rakesh Aggarwal, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

Vineet Ahuja, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Seema Alam, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India

Giovanni Barbara, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Eesh Bhatia, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

Shobna Bhatia, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India

Serhat Bor, Ege Reflux Study Group, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

Abhijit Chandra, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India

Yogesh Chawla, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India

Minhu Chen, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

Sudipto Dhar Chowdhury, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Lalit Dandona, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, USA

Devendra Desai, P D Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, India

Harshad Devarbhavi, St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India

Pankaj Dhawan, Motiben Dalvi Hospital, Mumbai, India

Amit Kumar Dutta, Christian Medical College Vellore, India

Usha Dutta, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

C E Eapen, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Pramod K Garg, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Ujjala Ghoshal, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

Amit Goel, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

Mahesh K Goenka, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, India

K L Goh, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Xiaorong Gong, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, 510080, People's Republic of China

Madhusudan Grover, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Kok-Ann Gwee, National University of Singapore and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore

Trace Heavener, Baylor Scott and White Health System,Texas, USA

Gerald J Holtmann, Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia

Barath Jagadisan, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

Mayank A Jain, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, India

V Jayanthi, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, India

Premashish Kar, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Ghaziabad, India

Saurabh Kedia, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Lawrence Ho Khek Yu, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Nayong Kim, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Louisiana, South Korea

Rakesh Kochhar, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Ajit Kumar, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India

Sandeep Lakhtakia, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Yeong Yeh Lee, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia

Jimmy K Limdi, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Greater Manchester, UK

Sanjiv Mahadeva, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Govind K Makharia, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Asha Misra, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

Kuntal Mukherjee, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, United States

Chris J Mulder, Amsterdam University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hemanta Kumar Nayak, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India

Sujoy Pal, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Soo Jung Park, College of Korean Medicine, Woosuk University, Republic of Korea

Cyriac Abby Philips, Ernakulam Medical Centre, Kochi, India

Nitesh Pratap, KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad, India

Amarender S Puri, G B Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India

Rajesh Puri, Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Medanta, Medicity, Gurugram, India

Eamonn Quigley, Houston Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College, Texas, USA

M Masudur Rahman, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Praveer Rai, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

B S Ramakrishna, SRM Institutes for Medical Science, Chennai, India

Surinder S Rana, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Satish Rao, Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta, GA, USA

D Nageshwar Reddy, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Sumit Rungta, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India

Atul Sachdev, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Sanjeev Sachdev, G B Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India

Sanjiv Saigal, Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Medanta, Medicity, Gurugram, India

Rajesh Sainani, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Shafiqul Alam Sarker, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh

Malathi Sathiyasekaran, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai, India

Prabha Sawant, Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospitals, Mumbai, India

Max J Schmulson, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Hospital General de México, Eduardo Liceaga, Mexico City, Mexico

Anuradha Sekaran, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Moinak Sen Sarma, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

Ayesha Shah, Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane, and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Rajindrajith Shaman, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka

Akash Shukla, Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai, India

Kewin Siah, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Ebby Simon, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Saroj Kant Sinha, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Bhawna Sirohi, Barts Cancer Institute, QueenMary University of London, London, UK

A V Siva Prasad, Visakhapatnam, India

Alex Soh, National University Hospital, National University Health System, Singapore

Ajit Sood, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India

Ami Sperber, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be'er Sheva, Israel

M Srinivas, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, India

Rupjyoti Talukdar, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Victoria Tan, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Kim Vaiphei, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Nimesh Vakil, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Wisconsin, USA

Shyam Sundar Varadarajulu, Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Florida Hospital, Orlando, Florida, USA

Thomas Varghese, Calicut Medical College, Calicut, India

Abhai Verma, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute ofMedical Sciences, Lucknow, India

S K Yachha, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

Showkat Ali Zargar, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India

Editorial Secretaries

Marian A D’Souza, Mumai, India

Sushmita Rai, Lucknow, India

Office Bearers 2019

President

Dr. Ajay Kumar

President Elect

Prof. Vivek A Saraswat

Secretary General

Dr. Govind K Makharia

Treasurer

Dr. Sandeep Nijhawan

Governing Council Members

2017-2019

Dr. Vinay Thorat

Dr. Sunil Jain

2018-2020

Dr. Usha Dutta

Dr. Ajay K Jain

2019-2021

Dr. Anil Arora

Dr. Uday C Ghoshal

Ex-Officio

Dr. Kaushal Madan, Chandigarh, Secretary, INASL

Dr. Sundeep Lakhtakia, Mumbai, Secretary, SGEI

Dr. Mahesh K Goenka, Kolkata, Organizing Secretary, APDW 2019

Dr. Uday C Ghoshal, Honorary Editor-in-Chief, IJG

Past Presidents

Dr. Naresh Bhat

Dr. T S Chandrasekar