Dr. Praveen Sharma Gastroenterologist in Delhi

Dr. Praveen Sharma

Gastroenterologist, Delhi


  • 2 Hospitals


Dr. Praveen Sharma is a Consultant Gastroenterologist based in New Delhi, who is currently attached to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and the Satyam Medical Centre. Dr. Sharma, who holds an MD in Medicine and a DM in Gastroenterology as his postgraduate qualifications, specializes in liver disease and transplantation.

After his MD, Dr. Praveen Sharma worked as a Senior Resident in the Department of Medicine at the Hindu Rao Hospital and Northern Railway Hospital, Delhi from 2001 to 2004. He then pursued the DM degree, working as a Senior Resident in the Department of Gastroenterology at the GB Pant Hospital.

Dr. Sharma served as a Fellow Hepatologist in the liver transplant unit of Hospital Paul Brusse, Villejuif, France, from May to October 2008. This hospital is recognized globally for its expertise in transplantation in co-infected patients (HIV+HBV/HCV) and domino transplants. Later, he completed a one-month course in advanced endoscopy at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. From November 2008 until September 2011, he was the Assistant Professor (Transplant Hepatology) with the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Government of Delhi. He joined Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in September 2011.

Dr. Praveen Sharma has a large number of publications to his credit in national and international journals, and he has made a contribution to textbooks. He has won several awards for his presentations at conferences and other professional meetings.


  • Gastroenterology

  • Liver Transplant


  • Liver Disease


MBBS, 1998, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

MD (Medicine), 2001, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

DM (Gastroenterology), 2007, GB Pant Hospital

Practice Information

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), Delhi

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), Delhi

Rajinder Nagar, Delhi, Delhi - 110060


11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Satyam Medical Centre, Delhi

Satyam Medical Centre, Delhi

115/1, Katwaria Sarai, Delhi, Delhi - 110009


08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Auxiliary Award. At American College of Gastroenterology. For Paper Presentation on: A randomised control trial of lactulose versus probiotics versus lactulose plus probiotics in the treatment of minimal hepatic encephalopathy of cirrhosis.2006
  • Young Investigator Award. At Indian Society of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, 2006. For Presentation on: Noradrenaline versus Terlipressin in the treatment of Type 1 Hepatorenal Syndrome - a randomised controlled trial,2006
  • Plenary Award. INASL 2007. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy in patients with extra hepatic portal vein obstruction,2007
  • Liver Care Foundation Scholarship. To present paper at APASL 2008 on: Hemodynamic response to Propranolol in cirrhotic patients with arterial hypertension,2008
  • YCP Fellowship. To attend World Congress of Gastroenterology, London,Nov 2009
  •  ISG Travel Grant. To present two papers at APDW 2009,2009
  • Om Prakash Memorial Award. Indian Society of Gastroenterology,2011
  • SR Naik Award. Indian Society of Gastroenterology, 2012
  • Arthemether resistance in falciparum malaria. Letter to editor. Journal of Physicians of India. 2002.
  • Primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding: consensus guidelines. Shiv Kumar Sarin, Ashish Kumar, Praveen Sharma et al. Hepatology International. Nov 2008.
  • Acute-on-chronic liver failure: consensus Recommendations of the Asian Pacific Association for the study of the liver (APASL). Shiv Kumar Sarin , Ashish Kumar , John A Almeida, Barjesh Chander Sharma, Praveen Sharma et al . Hepatol Int. 2008; (20),269-282.
  • Early identification of hemodynamic response to pharmacotherapy is essential for primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding in patients with high risk varices. Praveen Sharma, Ashish Kumar, Barjesh Chnader Sharma, Shiv Kumar Sarin. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2009. Epub.
  • Predictors of non-response to lactulose for minimal hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis. Sharma Praveen, Sharma Chander Barjesh, Sarin Shiv Kumar. Liver Int. Jun 2009.
  • Addition of propranolol and isosorbide mononitrate to endoscopic variceal ligation does not reduce variceal rebleeding incidence. Kumar A, Jha SK, Sharma P, Dubey S, Tyagi P, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. Gastroenterology. May 2009.
  • Minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Praveen Sharma. Review article. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. Nov 2009; 57; 760-763.
  • Critical flicker frequency for diagnosis and assessment of recovery of minimal hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis. Sharma Praveen, Sharma Barjesh Chander, Sarin Shiv Kumar. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. Feb 2010; 9(1):27-32.
  • Hemodynamic response to propranolol in cirrhosis with arterial hypertension: a comparative analysis with normotensive cirrhotic patients. Sharma P, Kumar A, Jha S, Mishra SR, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. Mar 2010. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Secondary prophylaxis of hepatic encephalopathy: an open label randomised controlled trial of lactulose versus placebo. Sharma BC, Sharma P, Agrawal A, Sarin SK. Gastroenterology. 2009 Jun 4.
  • Predictors of non response to lactulose in patients with cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy. Sharma Praveen, Sharma Barjesh Chander, Sarin Shiv Kumar. European Journal of Gastroenterology. 2009;
  • Predictors of minimal hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis. Sharma Praveen, Sharma Barjesh Chander. Saudi J Gastroenterol. Jul-Sep 2010; 16(3):181-7.
  • Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: consensus statement of a working party of the Indian National Association for Study of the Liver. Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Sharma BK, Sarin SK, Chawla YK, Butterworth R, Duseja A, Aggarwal R, Amarapurkar D, Sharma P et al. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. Jun 2010; 25(6):1029-41.
  • Randomised controlled trial for endoscopy with propofol versus midazolam on psychometric tests and critical flicker frequency in cirrhotics. Agrawal A, Sharma BC, Sharma P, Sarin SK. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. Aug 2012.

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