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Best Hepatologists in Kolkata

Kolkata is one of the best health care centers in India and consequently home to some finest hepatologist to solve your complex problems related to liver, pancreas, gall bladder, and biliary tree. Here is the list of top 10 Best Hepatologists in Kolkata.

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Dr. Mahesh Kumar Goanka

33 years of experience

FASGE, FACG, DM - Gastroenterology, MD - Medicine, MBBS


  • Performed 1,00,000 + endoscopic procedures with expertise in advance therapeutic endoscopy.
  • Pioneered the first successful deceased donor liver transplant in Eastern India.
  • Special interest in liver transplant and liver diseases.
  • An Expert in treatment of GI Bleed, Colitis, Ulcer Disease, GI Cancer, Liver Cancer.
Fortis Hospital - Anandapur


Next available - Monday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Amri Hospitals


Next available - Monday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Dr. Sudipta Ghosh

30 years of experience

MRCP (UK), MD - General Medicine, MBBS


  • Areas of interest are in Gastroscopy, Hepatitis E, Reflex Gastritis, Steatosis, Gastroenteritis, Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, etc.
  • Expertise in Treatment of Chronic Acidity, Jaundice, Gall Bladder (Biliary) Stone, Intestinal Disorders, Liver And Pancreatic Disorders.
  • Performs many complex interventional endoscopies including therapeutic ERCP procedures.
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Dr. Debasis Datta

27 years of experience

MD - General Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology, MBBS


  • Expert in Hepatitis  B and C, Cirrhosis, and Pre Transplant Assessment.
  • Well experienced in Therapeutic Endoscopy: ERCP- Biliary and Pancreatic, Palliative Stent Insertion for Malignancy, Enteroscopy, Dilatation, Variceal Banding, and EVS.
  • Instrumental in setting up Hepatitis services at Hillingdon & Mount Vernon Hospital, USA.
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Dr. Sujoy Maitra

26 years of experience

MRCP (UK), MD - General Medicine, MBBS


  • Experienced in diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower Endoscopes and treatment of chronic liver diseases including liver transplant.
  • Trained as a Type 1 Specialist Registrar in Gastroenterology and Liver diseases, in the UK.
  • Clinical Interests are Luminal Gastroenterology, Liver diseases, and Liver transplantation.
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Dr. Apurba Siva

24 years of experience

DM - Gastroenterology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS


  • Special interest lies in Hepatology, Luminal Gastroenterology, and Pancreatic diseases.
  • High level of skill in diagnosis and treatment of all kinds of gastrointestinal.
  • Expert in performing all kinds of liver and pancreatic surgeries.
Salt Lake Speciality Clinic


Next available - Monday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Divine Poly Clinic


Next available - Wednesday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Dr. Sanjoy Mandal

21 years of experience

MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery, MNAMS - General Surgery, DNB - General Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS


  • Renowned Gastrointestinal Surgeon with extensive experience in GI Oncosurgery, Advanced laparoscopic surgery, piles surgery, and management of Complex Liver Diseases.
  • Areas of interests are liver transplantation, GI Oncosurgery, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.
  • Performed first scarless surgery in Eastern India.
Amri Hospitals


Next available - Monday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Amri Hospitals


Next available - Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Dr. Debottam Bandyopadhyay

21 years of experience

DM - Gastroenterology, MD - Medicine, MBBS


  • Specializes in hepatology and GI therapeutic endoscopy.
  • Due to vast experience and expertise appeared on many medical TV interviews.
  • Special interest lies in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease.
Gastro Center


Next available - Monday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Dr. Pradeepta Kumar Sethy

19 years of experience

DM - Gastroenterology, MD - Medicine, MBBS


  • Experience in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, both adult and paediatrics surgeries in Biliary stone extraction, Pancreatic Stenting, Endoscopic dilatations, etc.
  • Well renowned for the highest level of success rate in surgeries performed to date.
  • Expertise in Gastroscopy, Piles Treatment, Liver Disease Treatment, Abdominoplasty, Hernia, Repair Surgery, Abdominal Pain Treatment, Colonoscopy, Constipation Treatment.
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Dr. Sanjoy Basu

16 years of experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Gastroenterology, FRCP, MRCP (UK), MBBS


  • Specialization in Advanced Interventional Endoscopy and hepatology.
  • Proficient in Endosonography and Single Balloon Enteroscopy.
  • Sound knowledge in the treatment of hepatobiliary diseases such as viral hepatitis, NAFLD, and alcoholic liver disease.
  • Extensive experience in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease, non-ulcer dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Apollo Clinic

Next available - Wednesday 9am - 12pm

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Dr. Vikash Prakash

13 years of experience

DM - Hepatology, MD - Medicine, MBBS


  • Expertise in management of liver cirrhosis, hematemesis, liver biopsy, cholecystitis/cholangitis-gallbladder/CBD stones, Pancreatitis.
  • Fields of Interest are HVPG, Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis, Septic shock, Ascites.
  • Well Versed with Endoscopy, Variceal banding, Argon plasma coagulation(APC), Colonoscopy, Capsule endoscopy, ERCP, Stenting, and dilation.
Questions & Answers on "Hepatology" (20)

Hello Doctor, I am 36 year old male had fatty liver grade 2 since July 2019, having Udilive 300 mg morning and evening till August 2020. fatty liver convert in grade 1 .till last Dec.2020 continued Udilive300 mg with Vitamin E 400., left the medicine for 3/4 months in from the January 2021.again repeat the same medicine for two the mid of 2021 I left medicine to intake permanently .in 2022 For Routine health check up I go through LFT and Whole Abdomen ultrasound .the report are shocking .The corsean echo texture are found in ultrasound and LFT is abnormal.the General physician whom I treated is MBBS, MD, DTM& H. He raised his hand and advised me to leave all things on All mighty God.He also suggest me to Refer High advance Liver disease Hospitals. Kindly suggest me . 9304241768

Asked anonymously on 27th January, 2022 at 12:51 am
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Dr. Sumanta Kumar Mishra

I am 21 years old I have many problems eating food for example rice watter fruit etc. Vomit

Asked anonymously on 24th January, 2022 at 10:27 pm
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Dr. Sumanta Kumar Mishra

I am having a high bilirubin 1.62, and this is the 2nd time. Last year at this same time I had it. And due to this I can't eat properly, and I feel vomiting as soon as I take a sip of water after eating. It's already been 15 days. It's making my appetite low, I feel low. I eat very less now, and in that too It's feel like my stomach is tight and blown up. Pls help me🙏

Asked anonymously on 16th September, 2021 at 2:58 pm

Based on the complaints and elevated bilirubin levels you seem to be suffering from a type of liver disorder, a condition wherein excess accumulation of bilirubin (a brown yellow coloured compound formed in breaking down of red blood cells) occurs. With loss of appetite, vomiting, stomach tightness and bloating; fever, extreme fatigue and abdominal pain can also be seen in liver diseases.

• There are multiple causes for development of liver dysfunction such as infection, autoimmune liver diseases like cholangitis, Wilson’s disease, cancer, alcoholic liver (due to alcohol abuse) and non-alcoholic (due to excessive consumption of fats) and drug induced.

• When using a medicine that is known to have the potential to cause liver damage, your doctor may recommend you to have blood tests done on a routine basis after starting the medication so that any signs of liver damage may be recognised before symptoms develop.

• Common medications that can cause damage to the liver include Paracetamol, Statins – drugs for lowering cholesterol levels and certain herbs.

• Other liver function parameters such as AST(aspartate aminotransferase), ALT(alanine transaminase), ALP(alkaline phosphatase) and GGT(gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase) bilirubin are required to be evaluated and additional to this for determining the exact cause of dysfunction especially to confirm presence of jaundice; urinalysis, CT (for distinguishing between biliary obstruction and liver disease including cancer) and liver biopsy (for ruling out concern about possible liver cancer) needs to performed.

• The treatment is based on the underlying cause and damage levels and can range from dietary changes, medications such as antibiotics, sedatives, etc to liver transplants.

• Consult hepatologist near you for further assessment and treatment.

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Dr. Sayalee Karve

I'm 30 years Male & suffer from Liver disease (Fatty Liver G-1) I have lose my wait 6 kg from 66( height 5'.5") How can i recover from this disease?

Asked anonymously on 4th September, 2021 at 3:52 pm

• Fatty liver disease is a condition caused by fat buildup in the liver (i.e., when fat percentage exceeds 5 - 10% of your liver's weight), which can be caused by alcohol intake and/or a high fat diet. Individuals who are obese/overweight, have poor glycemic control/insulin resistance, have metabolic syndrome, and are taking specific drugs such as amiodarone, diltiazem, tamoxifen, or steroids are at risk of developing fatty liver.

• In some situations, it is thought to be symptomless, but in others, it can cause substantial liver damage. The good news is that it is frequently avoidable or reversible with lifestyle modifications.

• It progresses through 3 stages which include Steatohepatitis (swelling and damage of liver tissue), Fibrosis (scar tissue formation where your liver is damaged) and Cirrhosis (extensive scar tissue replacement with healthy tissue). Cirrhosis can lead to liver failure or cancer.

• Laboratory investigations consists of Liver functions tests such as AST, ALT, ALP and GGT; Total Albumin and Bilirubin, CBC, Test for viral infection, Fasting Blood Glucose, HbA1c and Lipid profile.

• Imaging procedures such as Ultrasound, CT /MRI, Elastography (for measuring stiffness of liver) and Magnetic resonance elastography and Biopsy (for ruling out any cancerous growth and for signs or any inflammation and scarring).

• If a patient has a fatty liver, he or she should be checked for the entire metabolic syndrome, which includes diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, and thyroid issues.

• The best way to treat fatty liver is with making some lifestyle changes which can significantly improve your health which includes – Avoiding alcohol and High fat diet, Losing weight, taking medications for controlling glucose and fat(Triglyceride and Cholesterol) levels and Vitamin E with Thiazolidinediones in specific instances.

• Currently, no drug treatment is approved for management of fatty liver disease.

In order to prevent further progression of disease one can:

 Maintain a healthy weight by consuming food less/minimal in in its fat percentage.

 Follow a Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, fruits and good fats.

 Exercise regularly for 45 minutes where in you can include combination of cycling with walking, cardio, CrossFit and yoga with meditation.

 Restrict alcohol consumption

 Consult a hepatologist near you for further evaluation and treatment and your dietician for advice on fat loss.


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