Dr Rajkumar P Wadhwa

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Dr Rajkumar P Wadhwa

MBBS, MD( Medicine), DM ( Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

Apollo Bgs Hospitals Mysore
  • 25 Years of experience
  • English
  • 1 Recommendations
  • MON-SAT | 10:00 AM-01:00 PM, 04:00 PM-06:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • Eskayef Best Poster Paper Presentation Award, at National Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, 1994, Varanasi, India. PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY FOR LONG TERM ENTERAL FEEDING. AN ALTERNATIVE TO NASOGASTRIC FEEDING AND SURGICAL GASTROSTOMY. Nagral A, Narawane N M, Savant S S, Malkan G H, Wadhwa R P, Abraham P, et al.
  • Endoscopy quiz- First Prize – Endoscopy Workshop 1998, Coimbatore, India
  • Endoscopy quiz- First Prize – Endoscopy beyond 2000, International Endoscopy Workshop and Conference of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, Mumbai, 2001   
  • Fellowship: American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2013
  • First Prize: Best research paper at National conference of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, Coimbatore 2011

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS (ABRIDGED):

  • CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS IN ADULTS. Wadhwa R P, Ardhanari R, Satish P, Wadhwa M R, Sambanthan T.In Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, New Delhi, India 2000, Ind J Gastroenterol, 19 suppl 2. A6
  • APPLICATION OF SELF-EXPANDABLE METAL STENTS IN BENIGN  GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES – THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE TRULY UGLY.Wadhwa R P, Kozarek R A.  In DDW,  San Francisco 2002.
  • DIRECT PER ORAL CHOLANGIOSCOPY: Novel method. Wadhwa R P only accepted video presentation from Asia at UEGW, Amsterdam 2012.
  • EUS GUIDED  PANCREATIC NECROSECTOMY: SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE – Wadhwa R P Annual ACG Conference Honolulu, USA 2015

Research and Publications

ORIGINAL ARTICLES:

  • EVALUATION OF QRS SCORE AS AN INDEX OF INFARCT SIZE AND PROGNOSIS. Wadhwa R P, Salkar R G, Salkar H R, J Assoc. Physicians India 1993, 41:649-50.
  • EXISTENCE OF HIGH PRESSURE ZONE AT THE RECTOSIGMOID JUNCTION IN NORMAL INDIAN MEN. Wadhwa R P, Mistry F P, Bhatia S J,Abraham P, Dis colon rectum 1996, 39; 1122-1125.
  • USE OF SELF EXPANDABLE METALLIC STENTS IN BENIGN GI DISEASE.Wadhwa R P, Kozarek R A, France R E, et al. GastrointestEndosc 2003, 58; 207-212

INVITED ARTICLES:

  • HEPATITIS B: WHO SHOULD BE VACCINATED? Abraham P,Wadhwa R P, In: Sarin S K, Singal A K.eds. Hepatitis B in India. Problems and Prevention. First ed. New Delhi: CBS publishers 1996:120-28.
  • EXTRAHEPATIC UPTAKE ON ISOTOPE LIVER-SPLEEN SCAN:WHAT IT MEANS AND WHAT IS DOES NOT. Abraham P, Wadhwa R P,Editorial.J Assoc. Physicians India 1996:44, 303-4.
  • HELICOBACTER PYLORI AND DUODENAL ULCER Wadhwa R P Abraham P, In Physicians digest 1996.
  • PARASITISM. SMALL INTESTINE INFECTIOUS DISEASES.Wadhwa R, In Enrique Perez-Cuadrado Martinez. Editor.ENTEROSCOPY.First Edition 2014,SulimeDiseno de Soluciones Publishers.
  • SMALL INTESTINAL TUBERCULOSIS IN INDIA; Wadhwa R P, accepted for publication Journal of Indian Medical Education and Research.


CASE REPORT:

  • ADULT HIRCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE. Kocher H M, Pandya S V,Rohandia O S, Wadhwa R P, Bhatia S J, et al, Ind J Gastroenterol 1995;14: 108-9.



 

Qualification

MBBS, MD( Medicine), DM ( Gastroenterology)

Work Experience

  • Lecturer (Medicine)–January 1992 to January 1993 Government Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur, India
  • Clinical Assistant (Critical Care Medicine)-February 1993 to May 1993 P.D.Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • Senior Resident (Gastroenterology)-June 1993 to July 1996 Seth G.S Medical College & King Edward VII Memorial Hospital,Mumbai, India.
  • Lecturer & Assistant Professor (Gastroenterology)-November 1996 to June 1997 St.John’s Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • Consultant and Senior Consultant (Gastroenterology)From July 1997 to April 2002 Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai, India.
  • Deputy Medical Superintendent, Medical Superintendant and Senior Consultant (Gastroenterology)-From April 2002 to June 2004 BGS Apollo Hospitals, Mysore, India.
  • Chief Gastroenterologist and Director, Medical Services From June 2004 till Nov 2016 Vikram Jyoth, Centre for Advanced Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Science Mysore, India
     

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Member, Indian National Association for Study of Liver Diseases
  • Member and South India Secretary, AIGE
  • Member and Fellow, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India
  • Fellow, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Secretary, Karnataka Chapter of Indian Society of Gastroenterology
     

Medical Council Registration

KMC - 97624

Summary

  • Dr. Rajkumar Wadhwa a well known name in the field of Gastroenterology  and is a highly skilled doctor, having an experience of more than two decades of expertise in Luminal GastroenetrologyHepatology, Therapeutic Endoscopies, Endosonography, Double ballon enteroscopy, and per oral cholangioscopy.
  • He is the Chief Gastroenterologist working at Apollo BGS hospitals, Mysore. He is our specialist consultant, who has performed more than 50,000 diagnostics endoscopies and over 10,000 colonoscopies along with specialized procedures.

Highlights of Career:

  • One of the first to do Double Balloon Endoscopy in India
  • First to start diagnostic and therapeutic Endosonography in Karnataka
  • First and Currently only gastroenterologist doing Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) in Karnataka
  • First Gastroenterologist in Karnataka to do Direct Per Oral Cholangioscopy