Dr. Sanjiv Saigal

Senior Director - Transplant Hepatology Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences

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Over 130 presentations in national and international forums to his credit

Experience in dealing with more than 1500 liver transplants

Holds keen interest in academics and research

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal, a trained Hepatologist, has spearheaded the medical team of liver transplantation in the largest liver transplant program in India for over a decade now, with an experience in de..

Medical Qualifications

MAMS(Gastroenterology)National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi2010
CCST (Gastroenterology)Royal College of Gastroenterology, United Kingdom2005
MRCPRoyal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, United Kingdom1999
INLAKSFellow in Hepatology & Liver Transplant, King's College Hospital, London, UK1998
D.M.(Gastroenterology)G. B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, University of Delhi1997
DNB(Medicine)National Board of Examinations, Govt. of India, New Delhi1996
M.D. (Medicine)Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh1994
M.B.B.SCalcutta National Medical College, Calcutta1989

Specialization and Expertise

  • Liver Transplants
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Liver Cancer

Memberships & Certifications

  • Member Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • Member National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS)
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Life Member, Indian Association for Study of Liver,
  • Life Member, Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation
  • Life Member, Indian Medical Association

Awards & Accomplishments

  • First Prize in the National Hepatology Quiz held at Indian Association of Study of Liver (INASL) Meeting held at Nagpur, India, 2006
  • CCST (Gastroenterology), Gastroenterology accredition from the Royal College, UK, 2005
  • INLAKS Medical Scholarship for training in Liver Diseases at King’s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 1998
  • Pfizer Post Graduate Medical Award for excellence in IIIrd professional MBBS examination, 1991
  • National Pfizer Award Winner for excellence in IIIrd professional MBBS examination, 1988
  • Calcutta University Gold Medal for 1st position in Medicine including Paediatrics in IIIrd professional MBBS exam, 1988
  • Calcutta University Medal for 3rd position in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in IIIrd professional MBBS exam, 1988
  • First position in IIIrd professional MBBS exam, Calcutta University, 1988
  • Prof. Prasanta Sengupta Memorial Medal for Proficiency in Medicine including Paediatrics in Calcutta University, India, 1988
  • Dr. Biren Das Memorial Medal for Proficiency in IIIrd professional MBBS exam, Calcutta University, India, 1988
  • Dr. H. N. Ray Memorial Medal for Proficiency in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the Calcutta University examination, 1988
  • Shyama Sundari Debi Memorial Medal for proficiency in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the Calcutta University examination, 1988
  • First position in Anatomy Ist professional MBBS examination, Calcutta University, India, 1984
  • Senior prosector in anatomy in Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta University, India, 1984


  • Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Hepatology :   Successful Outcome of Bariatric Surgery in Living Donor Liver Transplant Recipients With Multidisciplinary Approach: A Preliminary Experience, 2020
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  • Hepatology International 2011, January :   Non-Cirrhotic Portal Fibrosis Related End Stage Liver Disease in Adults: Evaluation from a study on living donor liver transplant recipients, 2011
  • J Clin Pathol 2011; 64 (7) : 592-8 :   Non-Cirrhotic portal fibrosis: One disease with many names? An analysis from morphological study of native explant livers with end stage chronic liver disease , 2011
  • Ann Diagn Pathol 2010; 14(5): 317-320 :   Hepatocellular carcinoma arising in association with von-Meyenburg’s complexes: an incidental finding or precursor lesions? A clinicopathologic study of 4 cases, 2010
  • Hum Pathol. 2010 Mar; 41(3):425-30 :   End-stage nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: evaluation of pathomorphologic features and relationship to cryptogenic cirrhosis from study of explant livers in a living donor liver transplant program , 2010
  • Hepatitis B Annual 2009; 6(1):29-40 :   Management of Hepatitis B in the peri-transplant period , 2009
  • Natl Med J India. 2007 ;20(6):282-7 :   Spectrum of histological features in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease , 2007
  • B Transpl Int 2002; 15(7): 369-73 :   Auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation in acute liver failure due to hepatitis, 2002
  • Liver Transpl 2002; 8(5): 488-90 :   Evidence of differential risk for posttransplantation malignancy based on pretransplantation cause in patients undergoing liver transplantation, 2002
  • J Assoc Physicians India 2002; 50: 1002-1006 :   High seroprevalence and clinical significance of hepatitis B and C infection in hospitalized patients with alcoholic cirrhosis , 2002
  • Liver Transpl 2001; 7(1): 11-15 :   Successful outcome of orthotopic liver transplantation in patients with pre-existing malignant states , 2001
  • J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2001; 16(9): 1028-32 :   Safety of an Ofloxacin based anti-tubercular regimen for treating tuberculosis in patients with chronic liver disease- a preliminary report , 2001
  • J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2001; 16(6): 666-73 :   Profile of hepatocellular carcinoma in India: an insight into possible etiologic associations, 2001