Dr. D. Nageshwara Reddy, a celebrated world renowned gastroenterologist from the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology at Hyderabad, takes time from his busy schedule to contribute towards educational initiatives such as GI Vision organised by CIIGMA Health Foundation from time to time.
He is the Chairman of the biggest gastroenterology hospital in the world , the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology at Hyderabad. He received the Padma Shri award in 2002 and Padma Bhushan award in 2016.
An elected fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, he was given the world’s highest gastroenterology award in Shanghai, China, at a function held in September, 2013.
- Dr. Reddy received Padma Bhushan from the President Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
- The American Society of GastroIntestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) awarded Reddy the Master Endoscopist Award in 2009. This is the highest award in the field of endoscopy in the world, and is also termed as the “Nobel Prize of Endoscopy”.
- He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by Government of India in 2016.