Dr.(Prof). Y.K. Chawla

Dr.(Prof). Y.K. Chawla
Hepatologist, Chandigarh


  • 1 Hospital
Dr. Yogesh Kumar Chawla is awarded Padma Shri for the year 2015. He is a well experienced Hepatologist associated with Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. He serves as director at PGIMER, Chandigarh and prior to this he served as head of the department of hepatology at PGIMER. 


Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh


  • Hepatology



MBBS, Jabalpur Medical College

MD, Jabalpur Medical College

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Achievements & Contributions

  • He also has received the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy Medical Council of India Silver Jubilee Research Award 1999 for research in the field of Hepatology.
  • His ICMR Awards include M.N. Sen Oration Award (1997) for his work on "Portal Hemodynamics" and Amrut Mody Unichem Prize (Gastroenterology 1999) for work on "Ectopic Varices in Portal Hypertension".
  • Awarded Padma Shri for year 2015
  • Member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
  • European Association for Study of Liver (EASL)
  • International Association for Study of Liver (IASL)
  • Asian Pacific Association for Study of Liver (APASL)
  • He is also a Life Member of the Indian Association for Study of Liver (INASL)
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) and Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT).