MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM -
Chairman - Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences 38 Years of Experience
The Chairman of the Department of Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Dr. Randhir
Sud is an eminent doctor of Gastroenterology.
He has been working to establish the therapeutic GI Endoscopy in India. He started the GI Oncology
program in India. In 2008, he bagged the Padma Shri Awardfor his contribution in Gastroenterology.
His expertise lies in Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy, Gastro Intestinal Cancers, and Hepatic
diseases. He started his career at the position of Junior Residency in January 1979 at AIIMS, New
Delhi. He also held the position of Senior Residency between 1982 and 1984 at AIIMS.
He moved on as a consultant in GE at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi in 1985.
Dr. Randhir Sud has a six-year experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students at
He is an approved teaching faculty and examiner for the Diplomate National Board Examination in
Gastroenterology conducted by the National Board of Examinations. Dr. Randhir Sud has also taught
at the Harvard Medical School in Boston as a visiting professor in 1999.
In 2005, he was also called as a visiting professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
in Galveston, Texas and the University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama (U.S.A).
As a medical student, Dr. Randhir Sud pursued the M.B.B.S degree from the Government Medical
College in Amritsar in 1977. Dr. Randhir Sud further studied and became M.D. (Medicine) in 1981 at
AIIMS, New Delhi, where he also attained the D.M. (Gastroenterology) degree in 1983. During his
academic years, he won many golds and other medals for his performance in medical examinations.
MBBS - Government Medical College, Amritsar, 1977
MD - General Medicine - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1981
DM - Gastroenterology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1983
Visting Fellowship - Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography - Brigham and Women
Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1993
Past President - Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India
Past Governing Council Member - Indian Society of Gastroenterology
Member - Association of Physicians of India
Member - International Committee, American Society of GI Endoscopy
Member - World Gastroenterology Organisation
Member - WGO Publications Committee
Founder Director - Digestive Health Foundation
Member - Faculty of 1000 Medicine
Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Chairman- Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon , currently
Gastroenterology, Consultant- Medanta Mediclinic, Defence Colony , currently working
Gastroenterology, Visiting Professor- University of Texas, USA
Gastroenterology, Visiting Professor- Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Gastroenterology, Consultant- Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Gastroenterology, Senior Resident- All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi , 1982
Gastroenterology, Junior Resident- All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi , 1979
Awards and Achivements
Credited with establishing and integrating therapy with GI Endoscopy in India
Awarded Bharat Ratna Priyadarshini award by Delhi University – DURA , 2003
University Gold Medal and Certificate of Merit for standing First in Final M.B.B.S Guru Nanak Dev
Indian Society of Gastroenterology “Master in Endoscopy” gold medal 2004 , 2004
First Prize in First Professional M.B.B.S Examination