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Dr.Vijay Kumar Rai

Dr.Vijay Kumar Rai

DM - Gastroenterology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS

Internal Medicine

9 years experience

Dr. Vijay K Rai is a young, dynamic Gastroenterologist, currently attached to the Institute Of Gastro Sciences at the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata. In addition, he can also be met at his private clinic located at Americana Gastro & Diagnostic Centre in Kankurgachhi Area of Kolkata. Dr. Rai is familiar with all types of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, viz. Endoscopic retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Spy Glass, confocal laser endomicroscopy, etc. He has considerable exposure to Gastroduodendoscopy and colonoscopy-related procedures, including argon plasma coagulation (APC), Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA), peg tube placements and others. Further, he is well-versed in a double balloon and single balloon Enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy, as well as high-resolution manometry and motility study, oesophageal stricture dilatation, achalasia management, liver biopsy and fibro scans. Dr. Vijay K Rai won several awards during his academic days and was also the recipient of a paid fellowship in endoscopic ultrasound training at Asan Medical Centre, Seoul, South Korea. This was part of the young endoscopist award bestowed on him by the Korean Gastroenterology Society. He has been involved in clinical research and has several publications to his name in peer-reviewed journals and medical updates. He has presented posters and delivered lectures at meets connected to his area of expertise. He is a member of several medical associations and serves as a governing council member of the society of gastrointestinal endoscopy of India. Dr. Rai is a sincere medical professional and endeavours to deliver the best possible result in whatever he undertakes in his practice. He keeps abreast of all the latest knowledge and skills in his areas of specialisation and believes in offering quality service with honesty and compassion. He has the capability to work either individually or in a team to accomplish any assigned objective. He goes about his commitments with a compassionate, cheerful and spiritual approach, and attributes this to his upbringing in the Holy City of Varanasi. You can book an instant appointment with Dr. Vijay Kumar Rai on Timesmed. com.


  • DM - Gastroenterology - Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER - SSKM Hospital) - Kolkata - 2012
  • MD - Internal Medicine - Institute of Medical Sciences - Banaras Hindu University (IMS - BHU) - 2008
  • MBBS - Institute of Medical Sciences - Banaras Hindu University (IMS - BHU) - 2003.


  • Gastroenterologist
  • Internal Medicine.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Dr. GP Elhence Award. For Winning 1st Prize In Post - Graduate Quiz. 29th Annual Conference - Jhansi - 2007

  • Dr. GP Elhence Award. For Winning 2nd Prize In Post - Graduate quiz. 28th Annual Conference - Varanasi - 2006

  • Young Endoscopist Award. Korean Society Of Gastroenterology. Received fellowship for Endoscopic Ultrasound Training at Asian Medical Centre - Seoul -

  • East Zone Runner - UP And Top 6 Ranking Overall. National Round of TYSA 2012 For Gastroenterologists.


  • Member - Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Member - Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India.
  • Governing Council Member - Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India
  • Member of American College of Gastroenterology
  • Member of American Society of GI Endoscopy.


  • 2013 - 2016
  • consultant gastroenterologist at Apollo Gleneagles hospitals kolkata at Apollo Gleneagles hospitals kolkata
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Gastroenterologist and liver specialist at School of digestive & Liver disease - IPGMER - kOLKATA
  • 2008 - 2012
  • DM gastroenterology and hepatology resident at School of digestive & liver disease - IPGMER.


  • 68962
  • West Bengal Medical Council - 2012.
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