Dr Sanjiv Saigal
Dr. Sanjiv Saigal, Gastroenterologist, Gurgaon

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal

MBBS, MD, DM, DNB Director- Medanta – The Medicity, Sector 38, Gurgaon Department- Transplant Hepatology (Liver Transplant) Procedures Expertised : Cadaveric and Living Donor Liver Transplant Gasteroenterologist, Diagnostic and Therapeutic ERCP and Endoscopy, Post operative treatment of liver patients

Introduction of Dr. Sanjiv Saigal

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal is a highly experienced Hepatologist presently working with Medanta which is known to be part of 25 liver transplants every month making it the busiest liver transplant centre in India. He has been the leader of the largest transplant program in India for over a decade. His liver transplantation medical team in the program has taken up over 1500 liver transplant cases till date. His specialization lies in the treatment of acute and complex liver failure, viral hepatitis, liver cancer and treatment of liver transplant patients. With over 23 years of clinical experience, Dr. Sanjiv Saigal has dealt with several cases of liver transplants and assisted in both living and cadaveric donor liver transplants. He has also treated patients with liver malfunction, alcoholic liver diseases and drug-related liver infections. Apart from being an expert Hepatologist, Dr. Saigal has also been an excellent student in his academic life. He has received several awards while pursuing his medical degree. Dr. Sanjiv Saigal has a keen interest in research as well and has numerous publications to his credit. He has made over 130 presentations in various national and international medical meetings where he shared his research work and has been highly appreciated by his peers. His work has been studied and used by several aspiring Hepatologists all over the world.

Work Experience

  • Director- Liver Transplant, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon, 2010-present
  • Consultant, Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, 2002-2010
  • Specialist Registrar, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup, 2001
  • Attending Consultant, PSR Institute for Liver, Renal and Digestive Diseases, Delhi, 1998

Education, Training and Fellowships

  • MBBS, Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata, 1989
  • MD, Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1994
  • DNB, Medicine, National Board of Examinations, 1996
  • DM, Gastroenterology, GB Pant Hospital, Delhi, 1997
  • Fellow, INLAKS, Hepatology and Liver Transplant, King’s College Hospital, London, 1998
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, 1999
  • Training, CCST, Gastroenterology, Royal College of Gastroenterology, UK, 2005
  • MAMS, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Delhi, 2010


  • Member Royal College of Physicians
  • Member National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Life Memberships:
    • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
    • Indian Association for Study of Liver
    • Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation
    • Indian Medical Association

Awards and recognitions

  • Winner, National Hepatology Quiz, Indian Association of Study of Liver Meeting, 2006
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