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Dr. Nirav M. Pipaliya

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Dr. Nirav M. Pipaliya

MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Endoscopist 
Special interest in endoscopic ultrasound 
Well versed in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies and ERCPs

Dr. Nirav M. Pipaliya

MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Nirav Pipalia is a clinician par excellence completed Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Sep 2003-Feb 2008).He has also completed Doctor of Medicine (General Medicine) (Apr 2009-Apr 2012) from B.J.Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, India. He has completed Doctorate of Medicine in Gastroenterology (Aug 2013-Aug 2016) from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai, India.

Experience

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai, India Superspeciality Medical Officer (Lecturer) (Aug 2016 –September 2017)

  • In charge of Gastroenterology OPD, Liver clinic and IBD OPD with 1000 patients a month.
  • In charge of all indoor admissions of the department with a turnover of 25 patients a week.
  • Carry out therapeutic endoscopic procedures – ERCP, Endoscopic peptic ulcer bleeding, sclerotherapy, variceal band ligation, stricture dilatations, achalasia dilatations, argon plasma coagulation, hemoclip application, SEMS placement and PEG tube placement, polypectomy, stricture dilatation, control of lower GI bleed.
  • Observed and assisted more than 500 diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound including EUS FNA, psueodocyst drainage, celiac ganglion block, biliary rendezvous procedure and staging of malignancies.
  • Trained 10 Gastroenterology residents in clinical examinations, ward procedures and endoscopy

 

Special Achievements :

 

Senior Resident (Aug 2013– Jul 2016)

  • Looked after the indoor and OPD of gastroenterology department with a patient load of 1000 per month.
  • Carried out systemic evaluation of patients referred from other departments and provided expert opinion.
  • Carried out 3000 diagnostic and 300 therapeutic upper GI scopies and 500 diagnostic and 50 therapeutic colonoscopies.
  • Presented seminars and journals on recent emerging topics in gastroenterology.
  • Took courses on Statistics for clinicians, Good clinical practice and scientific writing.
  • Took UG and PG Gastroenterology classes.

 

RESEARCH

  • Study of neurological manifestations in HIV patients - 2012 | Guide: Prof. Bhagirath B Solanki, MD
  • Study of patients with chronic small bowel diarrhoea with malabsorption - 2015| Guide: Prof. Prabha Sawant, MD
  • Role of Fibroscan to detect iron overload in thalassemia major | Guide: Prof Prabha Sawant, MD

 

 

HONOURS

  • Best research paper award : Dr H.G.Desai award for the year 2016-2017
  • Best research paper award, MAHA-ISGCON 2016
  • Best outgoing resident award, Gastroenterology Young Masters (2016), 3rd prize | All India competition among Gastroenterology residents
  • MUHS Merit Certificate (2016) | Stood second in DM Gastroenterology examination
  • Young Investigator Award (2015) | EASL Monothematic Conference, Innsbruck
  • The Liver Care Foundation Scholarship for Doctors (2016) | APASL, Tokyo
  • Gold medal, Gujarat university | Pharmacology (2006), ENT(2007)
  • Gujarat Higher Secondary Board (2003) | Pharmacology (2006), ENT(2007)