Dr. Durga Prasad

Consultant - Paediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences


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Leading Pediatric Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist in North India

Vast experience in Pediatric GI disorders, Pancreatic disorders and therapeutic endoscopy

Innovative & Integrated approach in both diagnosis & treatment

Dr. Durga Prasad is trained in Pediatric Gastroenterology from the prestigious SGPGIMS, Lucknow. He went on to do training in the field of Pediatric gastroenterology from Cincinnati Children Hospital, Ohio, USA. He is an expert in managing all pediatric GI disorders, Pancreatic disorder, diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopy. He treats infants, children and young adults with variety of conditions. His expertise stems from years of both clinical work & research at a major academic centre as well as from his most recent experience in cutting edge pediatric gastroenterology & hepatology. Dr. Prasad has published several research papers & also reviewer of many journals. He has been awarded prestigious CP Mittal award by Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN).

Medical Qualifications

DMSanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences(SGPGIMS)2018
PDCCSanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences(SGPGIMS)2014
MDKing George's Medical University (KGMU)2013
MBBSKing George's Medical University (KGMU)2008

Specialization and Expertise

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Liver Disorders & Transplantation
  • Management of Diarrhea & malabsorption
  • Nutrition & Growth
  • Pancreatitis

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN)
  • Indian National Association for Study of the Liver (INASL)

Awards & Accomplishments

  • C. P. Mittal Award


  • Hepatology International :   Prasad D, Sen Sarma M, Yachha SK, Srivastava A, Poddar U. Pediatric non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis: role of endoscopic management in determining long-term outcome. Hepatology International. 2019 Aug DOI: 10.1007/s12072-019-09979-8, 2019
  • Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia. :   Prasad D,Srivastava, A, Tambe A, Yachha SK, Sarma MS, Poddar Clinical Profile, Response to Therapy, and Outcome of Children with Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia. Dig Dis ; 37(6): 458-466, 2019., 2019
  •  Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition :   Srivastava A, Prasad D, Panda I, Yadav R, Jain M, Sarma MS, et al. Transjugular versus Percutaneous Liver Biopsy in Children Indication, Success, Yield and Complications. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2019. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000002587, 2019
  •  Healthcare facility in northern India :   4. Prasad D, Kumar C, Jain A, Kumar R. Accuracy and applicability of the revised WHO classification (2009) of dengue in children seen at a tertiary healthcare facility in northern India. Infection. 2013;41:775–782, 2013
  •  Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health :   Durga Prasad, Arpita, Shally Awasthi. A retrospective case study of clinical profile of hospitalized children with type 1 diabetes mellitus at a tertiary health care center in northern India. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health. 2013;1:137-141, 2013
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  • Autoimmune Hepatitis :   Prasad D, Poddar U, Kanaujia V, Yachha SK, Srivastava A. Effect of long-term oral steroids on intraocular pressure in children with autoimmune hepatitis: a prospective cohort study. J Glauc 2019;28:929–33., 2019
  • The Pediatric infectious disease journal  :   Prasad, D., Bhriguvanshi, A. Clinical Profile, Liver Dysfunction and Outcome of Dengue Infection in Children: A Prospective Observational Study. The Pediatric infectious disease journal 2019., 2019
  •  Clinical aspects and implications :   Prasad D, Bhriguvanshi A. Ocular manifestations of liver disease in children: Clinical aspects and implications. Ann Hepatol (2019)., 2019
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  • An endoscopic surprise in a child with chronic diarrhea :   Prasad D, Verma A, Goel MM. An endoscopic surprise in a child with chronic diarrhea. Gastroenterology (2020)., 2020
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