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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Dr Surinder Rana
MD, DM, FAMS, FASGE, AGAF, Master ISG
Professor
Department of Gastroenterology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
pgijournal1@gmail.com

Senior Associate Editors

Dr Kamal Kishore
MSc, PhD (Biostatistics), (Section: Statistics and Editing)
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Karthik Vinay Mahesh
MD, DM (Neurology), (Section: Medicine)
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Rajesh Gupta
MS, MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology), (Section: Surgery)
Professor and Head
Department of GI Surgery, HPB and Liver Transplantation
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Associate Editors
Dr Jitendra Kumar Sahu
MD, DM (Paediatric Neurology), (Section: Paediatrics)
Professor
Advanced Paediatric Centre
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Vijay Tadia
MHA (Hospital Administration), (Section: Hospital Management and Administration)
Assistant Professor
Department of Hospital Administration
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Ujjwal Gorsi
MD, DM (Interventional Radiology), (Section: Radiodiagnosis and Imaging)
Additional Professor
Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Shankar Prinja
MD (Community Medicine), MSc (Health Policy, Planning and Financing), (Section: Preventive Medicine and Health Economics)
Professor of Health Economics
Community Medicine & School of Public Health
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Manjul Tripathi
MS, MCh, MNAMS (Neurosurgery), (Section: Surgery)
Additional Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Kusum Sharma
MD, FAMS, FRCP (London) (Microbiology), (Section: Microbiology)
Professor
Department of Medical Microbiology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Hemant Bhagat
MD, DM (Neuroanesthesia), (Section: Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care)
Professor
Department of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Divya Khosla
MD (Radiotherapy), (Section: Radiotherapy and Oncology)
Associate Professor
Department of Radiotherapy & Oncology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Dinkar Bhasin
MD, DM (Cardiology), (Section: Medicine)
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Aravind Sekar
MD (Pathology), PDCC (Renal Pathology), (Section: Pathology)
Assistant Professor
Department of Histopathology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Aditi Kapur
MDS (Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry), (Section: Dentistry)
Professor
Oral Health Sciences Centre
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Aashima Arora
MD, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynaecology), (Section: Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
Additional Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Amit Gupta
MS (Ophthalmology), (Section: Ophthalmology)
Professor
Advanced Eye Centre
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Ramandeep Virk
MS (Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery), (Section: Otorhinolaryngology)
Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Dipankar De
MD (Dermatology), (Section: Dermatology)
Professor
Department of Dermatology, Venerology & Leprology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Editorial Coordinator

Kusum Rana
Junior Editor
Bulletin Section
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Editorial Assistant

Vikram Ratol
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Editorial Board
Dr Yashwant Kumar
MD, DNB (Pathology), (Section: Immunology and Pathology)
Professor
Department of Immunopathology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Abhishek Mewara
MD (Microbiology), (Section: Medical Parasitology)
Additional Professor
Department of Medical Parasitology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Vaneet Jearth
MD, DM (Gastroenterology), (Section: Medicine)
Assistant Professor
Department of Gastroenterology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Valliappan Muthu
MD, DM (Pulmonary Medicine) MRCP (UK), (Section: Medicine)
Assistant Professor
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Uttam Saini
MS (Orthopaedics), (Section: Orthopaedics)
Additional Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Sunil Gaba
MS, MCh (Plastic Surgery), (Section: Surgery)
Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Suchet Sachdev
MD (Pathology), (Section: Transfusion Medicine)
Additional Professor
Department of Transfusion Medicine
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Sahaj Rathi
MD, DM (Hepatology) MRCP (UK), (Section: Medicine)
Assistant Professor
Department of Hepatology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Ravi Kumar Sharma
PhD, (Section: Biotechnology and Molecular Biology)
Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India

Dr Ravimohan S Mavuduru
MS, MCh (Urology), (Section: Surgery)
Professor
Department of Urology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Rajender Basher
MD (Nuclear Medicine), (Section: Nuclear Medicine)
Additional Professor
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Raja Ramachandran
MD, DM (Nephrology), (Section: Medicine)
Associate Professor
Department of Nephrology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Parikshaa Gupta
MD (Pathology), DNB (Pathology); MNAMS; MIAC, PDCC (Cytopathology), Diplomate – Royal College Pathologists (UK), (Section: Cytopathology)
Associate Professor
Department of Cytology & Gynaecologic Pathology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Lalita Dheer
M.A. Economics and Public Administration, M.Lib.and Inf.Sc., M.Phil, (Section: Library Science)
Assistant Library and Information Officer
Dr Tulsi Das Library
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Vikas Suri
MD (Medicine), (Section: Medicine & Infectious Diseases)
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Divya Dahiya
MS, (Surgery) MRCS (London), (Section: Surgery)
Professor
Department of General Surgery
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Arun Bansal
MD (Paediatrics), MRCPCH, FICCM, FRCPCH, FCCM, FIAP, FAMS, (Section: Paediatrics & Critical Care)
Professor
Advanced Paediatric Centre
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Abhishek Ghosh
MD, DM (Addiction Psychiatry), (Section: Psychiatry)
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Arihant Jain
MD, DM (Clinical Hematology), (Section: Haematology and Oncology)
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Haematology and Medical Oncology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Arnab Pal
MD, PhD (Biochemistry), (Section: Biochemistry, Molecular biology and molecular Diagnostics)
Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Ashu Rastogi
MD, DM (Endocrinology), (Section: Medicine)
Associate Professor
Department of Endocrinology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Divya Jain
MD (Anaesthesia), (Section: Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care)
Professor
Department of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Kapil Goyal
MD (Microbiology), (Section: Virology)
Associate Professor
Department of Virology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Nitin Peter
MS, MCh (Paediatric Surgery) FIAPS, MNAMS, FAIS, (Section: Paediatric Surgery)
Associate Professor
Department of Paediatric Surgery
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Editorial Advisory Board
Dr Jagat Ram
MS, FAMS
Former Director
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr D Nageshwar Reddy
MD, DM, DSc, FAMS, FRCP, MASGE, FACG, MWGO, AGAF, FJGES, FAAAS
Chairman
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology and AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, India

Dr Yogesh Kumar Chawla
MD, DM, FAMS
Former Director & Emeritus Professor
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Goverdhan Dutt Puri
MD
Director
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Dr Kewal Kishan Talwar
MD, DM, FAMS
Former Director
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Mandeep Dhillon
MD
Editor Emeritus, JPMER, Former Head and Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Dr Saurabh Chawla
MD, FASGE, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Medicine and Program Director
Department of Gastroenterology
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Managing Editor

Mr Gautam Kumar Upadhyay
Managing Editor
Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi, INDIA
gautam.upadhayay@jaypeebrothers.com

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