Dr. Avnish Seth VSM- Best Gastroenterologist
Have you ever wondered what makes a top gastroenterologist stand out from the rest? Meet Dr. Avnish Seth VSM, a renowned gastroenterologist and head of Medical Gastroenterology Hepatology and Manipal Organ Sharing & Transplant at Manipal Hospital Dwarka, Delhi. With a remarkable educational background and extensive training in liver transplantation and advanced GI endoscopy, Dr. Seth is a distinguished figure in the field of gastroenterology.
Dr. Seth’s impressive career has not only been limited to clinical practice, but he has also made significant contributions to the field of organ donation and transplantation in India. As a member of the Apex Technical Committee of the National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization and an Advisory Board member of the Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network Foundation, Dr. Seth has been instrumental in shaping policies and raising awareness about organ donation. In 2017, he received an invitation to speak on the topic of “Organ donation in Asia” at Geneva. Additionally, in 2022, he was invited to the UK’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as the “Champion of organ donation in India” for the “Tribute to Life” project.
Dr. Seth is also a recognized teacher for MBBS, DNB(Medicine), and DNB(Gastroenterology), and has over 100 publications to his credit. He has served as a Governing Council member for the Indian Society of Gastroenterology and Society of GI Endoscopy of India.
Dr. Seth’s commitment and passion for his work are evident in his involvement in various initiatives, such as the Working Group on Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) in India, and the Expert Committee on ‘Ang Daan Yojana,’ an initiative of the Government of Haryana, India.
Dr. Seth and his team trained over 800 nurses and introduced the IDEAL program, a nurse-led smartphone-based cornea donation initiative, resulting in sight restoration for 600 individuals. He led the largest organ donation awareness drive in India, ‘More To Give’, which reached over 68 million people and won the ‘Health Care Awareness campaign of the year’ award in 2016.
It is not surprising that he is regarded as the best gastroenterologist in India due to his expertise and dedication, making him a highly sought-after specialist for any gastrointestinal treatment.