Dr. Sanjiv Saigal: Specialist in Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal

Principal Director & Head
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
34+ years of experience
Max Hospital, Gurgaon

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    About Doctor

    • Dr Sanjiv Saigal is a specialist in Gastroenterology and Liver Transplant and Biliary Sciences, with more than 34 years of rich experience.
    • Currently, He is working as Director & Head, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, at Max Hospital, New Delhi.
    • He has performed over 1500 liver transplants, including both cadaveric and living donor liver transplants with a rate of about 25 liver transplants every month with a success rate of over 90%.
    • His Expertise is in Liver Transplantation (Transplant Hepatology), Acute Liver Failure, Viral Hepatitis, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Liver Cancer & Drug Induced Liver Disease.
    • He also specialises in Hepatitis A, B, & C Treatment, Pancreas transplantation, Peptic Ulcer, Appendicitis, Gallbladder (Biliary) Stone, Upper and Lower GI Bleeding & sclerotherapy.
    • He has spearheaded the medical team of liver transplantation in one of the largest liver transplant programs in India for over a decade.
    • He has over 130 presentations in national and international forums & has 125 index publications in various medical journals of repute.

    Qualification & Training

    • MRCP – Royal College of Physicians, Edinburg, UK
    • DM (Gastroenterology) – GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi
    • DNB (Gastroenterology)– National Board of Examination, New Delhi
    • MD (Medicine)– PGI Chandigarh 
    • MBBS– Calcutta University

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Liver Transplant
    • Cirrhosis & Portal Hypertension
    • Liver Cancer
    • Alcoholic Liver Disease
    • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Drug Induced Liver Disease


    • INLAKS Foundation Scholar – King’s College Hospital, London, UK
    • Human Care Award- 2018
    • Calcutta University Gold Medal
    • National Pfizer Award


    • American Association for The Study of Liver Diseases
    • International Liver Transplantation Society
    • Indian Association for the Study of Liver
    • Liver Transplantation Society of India
    • National Academy of Medical Sciences 
    • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
    • Asian Society of Transplantation

    List of Treatments

    • Acute Liver Failure
    • Alcoholic Liver Diseases
    • Drug-Induced Liver Disease
    • Liver Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer Surgery
    • Liver Transplant
    • Gastroscopy
    • Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
    • Piles Treatment (Non-Surgical)
    • Liver Disease Treatment
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( IBS ) Treatment
    • Abdominal Pain Treatment
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colitis Treatment
    • Gastritis Treatment
    • Hepatitis B Treatment
    • Hepatitis C Treatment
    • Pancreas transplantation
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Treatment
    • Steatosis
    • Peptic / Gastric Ulcer Treatment
    • Acute Pancreatitis Treatment
    • Jaundice Treatment
    • Hepatitis D Treatment
    • Hepatitis E Treatment
    • Wilson’s Disease Treatment
    • Gastroenteritis Treatment
    • Hepatitis A Treatment
    • Appendicitis Treatment
    • Gallbladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment
    • Ulcerative Colitis Treatment
    • Bladder Cancer Surgery
    • Upper and Lower GI Bleeding
    • endoscopic variceal band ligation.
    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
    • sclerotherapy
    • stricture dilatation of the oesophagus.

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