Biography of Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy | Dr. Duvvuru Nageshwar Reddy

Dr. Nageshwar Reddy Bio/Wiki

Dr. Nageshwar Reddy is the Chief of Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy in India.

Full nameDr. Duvvuru Nageshwar Reddy
ProfessionDoctor (MBBS, MD, DM)
Current positionChairman
Famous asChief of Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy
Experience42 Years
Specialist36 Years
Father’s nameDr. Duvvuru Bhaskar Reddy
Grandfather’s nameDr. Govinda Reddy
Marital statusMarried
WifeDr. Carol Ann Reddy
HometownAndhra Pradesh, Chittoor district, Vennanthur (Vennanthur now in Tamil Nadu)
PassionReading books related to philosophy
ReligionHinduism
NationalityIndian
About Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy

Dr. D. Nageshwara Reddy is an Indian gastroenterologist who studied at the Kurnool Medical College and now he is the Chairman and founder of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG) at Gachibowli, Hyderabad, India.

Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG) the and considered one of the best and biggest Gastroenterology hospitals in the world. It was established as a new concept of daycare unit where major Endoscopic surgical procedures could be done on the basis of outpatient without resorting to hospitalization.

He is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, he was given the world’s highest gastroenterology award in Shanghai, China, at a function held in September 2013.

The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) awarded Dr. Reddy the Master Endoscopist Award in 2009 which is the highest award in the field of endoscopy in the world, and is also termed the “Nobel Prize of Endoscopy”.

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He was conferred with the Rudolf V. Schindler Award, the highest category in the prestigious Crystal Awards named after Dr. Schindler who is considered as “the father of gastroscopy” by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

His main area of research and interest has been in G.I. Endoscopy particularly in Therapeutic Pancreatic Biliary Endoscopy and Innovations in Transgastric Endoscopic Surgery.

He is on the Editorial Board of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Digestive Endoscopy, World Journal of Gastroenterology, World Gastroenterology News, Gastroenterology Today, Recent Patents on Medical Imaging, and Gastrohep.com (GastroHep is part of a partnership between Wiley and Hindawi).

He was the President of the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India in 2001. He has been a visiting faculty for over 200 international endoscopy workshops and a forum member of the Asian Endoscopy Masters Forum.

His father Dr. D. Bhaskar Reddy, a retired Director of Medical and Health Services, former Vice-chancellor of Nagarjuna University, and former director of NIMS breathed his last in Hyderabad on the 15th of March 2011.

Academic Backgrounds

  • Medical college – M.B.B.S Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
  • Post Graduate Institute of Medical
  • Education and Research, Chandigarh
  • Specialization M.D Madras Medical College, Madras

Specialization

  • Gastroenterology D.M and Therapeutic Endoscopy

Degrees

  • MD
  • DM
  • D.SC
  • FAMS
  • FRCP
  • FASGE
  • FACG
  • MWGO

Achievements

  • Professional experience associate professor of Gastroenterology Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad.
  • Professor of Gastroenterology Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

Awards and honors

Undergraduate Gold Medals

  • 1974 – Nizam Sugar Factory Gold Medal for Pre–Clinical Experiences
  • 1974 – Indian Academy for Advancement of Medical Education Gold Medal for First M.B.B.S
  • 1976 – Indian Medical Association Prize for Honors in M.B.B.S
  • 1976 – Dr.Soma Sundar Rao Gold Medal for Pathology
  • 1977 – Annapurna Memorial Prize for Medicine
  • 1978 – Nizam Sugar Factory Gold Medal for Medicine
  • 1978 – Dr. S. Pinakapani Gold Medal for Medicine
  • 1978 – Dr. P. Siva Reddy Gold Medal for Best Out-Going Student in M.B.B.S
  • 1978 – Philips Blue Ribbon for the Outstanding student in M.B.B.S
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Awards for contribution to gastroenterology

  • 1991 – Japanese Endoscopy Research Foundation Award
  • 1992 – Olympus Mitra Endoscopy Award is given by the Indian Society of Gastrointestinal Society for disseminating knowledge and expertise in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy throughout India
  • 1995 – Dr. B. C. ROY AWARD for the Development of Specialties Highest medical award in the country given by Indian Medical Council
  • 1995 – Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India Award
  • 1996 – Vidya Ratan Award for outstanding Gastrointestinal Service to the Community
  • 1996 – AP Academy of Science Award for Outstanding Medical Scientist given by Andhra Pradesh
  • 2002 – Padmashri Award One of the Highest Civilian Award given by Government of India
  • 2004 – Elected as Honorary Life Member American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • 2004 – Dhanwantri Award for outstanding achievement in medicine by All India Coal Medical Conference (Indian Medical Association, M.P.Chapter) held in Ranchi
  • 2009 – Life Time Achievement Award at Chennai Digestive Diseases Week 2009 by Tamilnadu Chapter of I SG and World Gastroenterology Association
  • 2009 – Master Endoscopist Award by American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • 2011 – International Service Award by American Society of Gastroenterology (DDW Crystal Awards)
  • 2013 – World’s highest gastroenterology award in Shanghai, China
  • 2016 – Padma Bhushan by the Government of India

Awards in Academy of Sciences

  • 1999 – Selected as Endoscopy Grand Master by Asia Endoscopy Masters Forum 1999 – 2008
  • 2002 – Padma Shri Award, it’s one of the Highest Civilian Award given by the Government of India
  • 2002 – Francisco Roman Award for Lifetime Achievement in Medicine given by Philippines Society of Gastroenterology, Philippines
  • 2004 – Elected as Honorary Life Member American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for lifetime achievement in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (there’s only 10 Gastroenterologists in the world have been given this honor over the last 50 years up to 2004)
  • 2004 – Dhanwantri Award for outstanding achievement in medicine by All India Coal Medical Conference (Indian Medical Association, M.P.Chapter) held in Ranchi
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Comment in context of awards: He said, all the awards I received have my wife’s sacrifice and contribution who also plays an important role in getting such incredible awards.

Mission

Dr. Reddy said, “After attaining 70 years of age I will take a rest from the medical field and starts to put interests and efforts into the research field of medical science.

At present 40 people of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology are doing research on Diabetes and after 10 years he decided to start a research institute in Hyderabad on foods we take daily.

Journals

He has published over 670 papers in National & International Peer review journals and has contributed the chapters in 20 International Text Books of Gastroenterology and has edited 8 G.I. Endoscopy Text Books.

He is the peer reviewer of Journals:

  • Lancet
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • World Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

Appointment address and contact details

Door No 6-3-661, Main Road
Opposite Erramanzil Bus Stop, Beside Red Rose Restaurant Lane
Hyderabad
Somajiguda, Telangana 500082
India

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