Dr Naresh Bhat
Dr. Naresh Bhat, Gastroenterologist, Bangalore

Dr. Naresh Bhat

MBBS, MD, DM HOD- The Bangalore Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka Department- Gastroenterology Procedures Expertised : Pediatric endoscopy, Adult endoscopy, therapeutic treatment of GI diseases, pancreatic diseases

Introduction of Dr. Naresh Bhat

Dr.Naresh Bhat is a leading Gastroenterologist providing diagnostic and therapeutic treatment to patients with Gastrointestinal disorders and other diseases related to the GI track, stomach, pancreas, liver and bladder. His area of expertise lies in advanced endoscopy and clinical gastroenterology and has treated a number of pediatric and adult patients. He also provides medical treatment of liver diseases, pancreatic disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). He is also one of the few doctors in the state of Karnataka to specialize in Pediatric Gastrointestinal diseases and disorders. The founder of Bangalore Gastroenterology Group, Dr.Naresh Bhat is one of the most recognized physicians in his field. With special interest in IBD, he is the coordinator of the IBD mentors Group and is actively involved in teaching and training Gastroenterologists in the treatment of the said disease. Dr.Naresh Bhat is presently working at The Bangalore Hospital and he also served as a GI specialist in St. Philomena’s Hospital. He has been instrumental in setting up the Gastroenterology Unit in both the hospitals and are equipped with the best and advanced technologies for conducting diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Dr.Naresh Bhat has been in the field of Gastroenterology for more than 25 years during which he has also taught under graduate and post graduate students. He has been a trainer in GI endoscopy in the Indian Endoscopy society and has mentored several post graduate students for their theses. He also has a number of publisher articles and has presented papers based on his research at several national and international conferences.

Work experience

  • Head and Consultant, Gastroenterology, The Bangalore Hospital, Bangalore, Present
  • Chief, Gastrointestinal Services, Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Chairman, Dept. of Medicine and Consultant, Gastroenterology, St. Philomena’s Hospital, Bangalore

Education and Fellowships

  • MBBS, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, 1980
  • MD, General Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1983
  • DM, Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1985
  • Fellowship, Therapeutic Endoscopy, University of Hamburg, Germany, 1992
  • Short term Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Yokohama, Japan


  • Narrow Band Imagining (NBI) Group of India, Chairman
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Mentors Group, Chairman
  • Pancreas India Mentors Group
  • Bangalore Gastroenterology Group, Secretary
  • Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Endoscopic Surgeons of India
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Vice President and Former Governing Council member
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, Former President, Former Vice President and
  • Former Governing Council member
  • Indian Medical Association, Former President, Bangalore East
  • Karnataka Medical Journal, Former Editorial board member
  • Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Reviewer
  • Journal of Digestive Endoscopy, Reviewer

Awards and recognitions

  • Dr. K S Shadaksharappa Oration, 2011
  • K N Guruswamy Oration, 1991
[ninja_form id=4]