Dr. Ramesh Kumar

Dr. Ramesh Kumar
Gastroenterologist, Patna

MBBS, MD(Medicine), DM(Gastroenterology)

Dr Ramesh Kumar has been recognized for his outstanding work in the field Gastroenterology and Liver diseases. He has over 12 years of clinical experience in managing Gastrointestinal and Liver diseases. Dr Ramesh Kumar is an alumnus of premier medical Institutes like AIIMS-Delhi, PGI-Chandigarh and ILBS-Delhi.
  • Languages :English, Hindi

Experience

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

Specialities

  • Gastroenterology

  • Gastrointestinal Medicine

  • Hepatology

  • Endoscopy

Expertise

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • ERCP: diagnostic and therapeutics 
  • Double and single balloon enteroscopy
  • Liver biopsy
  • Transient Elastography (Fibroscan)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) placement 
  • Image guided therapeutic interventions (e.g. drainage of abscess and cysts)
  • Endoscopic stricture dilatation
  • SEMS placement, SB tube placement

Education

MBBS (Hons), PMCH, Patna

MD (Medicine), PGI, Chandigarh

DM (Gastroenterology), AIIMS, New Delhi

Former Assist Prof., Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi

Practice Information

Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

NH 30, Raza Baiely Road, Raja Bazar, Patna, Bihar - 800014

MON - SAT

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

RK Digestive & Liver Clinic, Patna

RK Digestive & Liver Clinic, Patna

Phulwari Sharif, Opp: SK Marriage Park, Near: Mahavir Cancer Sansthan, Patna, Bihar - 801505

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Publications (International/national journals and Books)1. Kumar R, Shalimar, Sharma H, Goyal R, Kumar A, Khanal S, Prakash S, Gupta SD, Panda SK, Acharya SK. Prospective derivation and validation of early dynamic model for predicting outcome in patients with acute liver failure. Gut. 2012 Jul;61(7):1068-75. Epub 2012 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 22337947
  • Kumar R, Shalimar, Sharma H, Praksh S, Panda SK, Khanal S, Acharya SK. Persistent Hyperammonemia Is Associated with Complications and Poor Outcomes in Patients with Acute Liver Failure. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012; 10(8):925-31. PMID: 22521861
  • Kumar R; Shalimar, Bhatia V, Khanal S, Sreenivas V, Gupta SD, Panda SK, Acharya SK. Antituberculosis therapy-induced acute liver failure: magnitude, profile, prognosis, and predictors of outcome. Hepatology. 2010 May;51(5):1665-74. PubMed PMID: 20196116
  • Kumar R, Sharma MK, Sarin SK. Does reference value of "normal liver stiffness" using FibroScan have a regional variation? Hepatology. 2012 Sep;56(3):1183-4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22419516
  • Kumar R, Bhatia V. Structured approach to treat patients with acute liver failure: A hepatic emergency. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan; 16(1):1-7. PubMed PMID: 22557825; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3338232
  • Kumar R, Rastogi A, Maras JS, Sarin SK. Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a favorable endogenous response. Clin Biochem. 2012 Feb; 45(3):272-4. Epub 2011 Dec 16. PubMed PMID: 22198578
  • Kumar R, Sharma MK, Bhatia V, Garg HK, Sundar S. Intramural hematoma of duodenum: An unusual complication after endoscopic therapy for a bleeding peptic ulcer. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr;15(2):134-6. PubMed PMID: 21814382; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3145301
  • Kumar R. Empirical use of antituberculosis drugs should not be equated to their inappropriate and indiscriminate use. Indian J Pharmacol. 2011 May;43(3):363-4. PubMed PMID: 21713056; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3113403
  • Shalimar, Kumar R, Goyal R, Xess I, and Acharya SK. Infection in acute liver failure Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2010; 25 (Suppl. 2): A79–A176
  • Kumar R. Use of albumin in patients with cirrhosis: misuse or misconception? Natl Med J India. 2011 Mar-Apr; 24(2):123-4. PubMed PMID: 21668072
  • Kumar R, Sundar S, Sharma P, Sarin SK. Conservative management of liver abscess complicated by hepatogastric fistula. Dig Liver Dis. 2011 Sep;43(9):752-3. Epub 2011 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 21641891
  • Shalimar, Kumar R, Goyal R, Sreeniwas V, Acharya SK. Evaluation of neutrophil function in acute liver failure. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2010; 25 (Suppl. 2): A79–A176
  • Kumar M, Sharma P, Garg H, Kumar R, Bhatia V, Sarin SK. Transient elastographic evaluation in adult subjects without overt liver disease: influence of alanine aminotransferase levels. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Aug; 26(8):1318-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2011.06736.x. PubMed PMID: 21443658
  • Sharma B, Kumar R, Singh KK, Chauhan V. Intrarectal application of formalin for chronic radiation proctitis: a simple, cheap and effective treatment. Trop Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan-Mar;31(1):37-40. PubMed PMID: 20860224
  • Kumar R, Singla V, Kacharya S. Impact and management of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus co-infection in HIV patients. Trop Gastroenterol. 2008 Jul-Sep;29(3):136-47. Review. PubMed PMID: 19115605
  • Singh V, Kumar R, Nain CK, Singh B, Sharma AK. Terlipressin versus albumin in paracentesis-induced circulatory dysfunction in cirrhosis: a randomized study. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Jan;21(1 Pt 2):303-7. PubMed PMID: 16460491
  • Kumar R, Negi SS, Bhatia V, Jain D. Giant aortic pseudoaneurysm complicating a case of chronic pancreatitis. Arab J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jun;13(2):100-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajg.2011.12.001. Epub 2012 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 22980603.
  • Kumar R. Alcohol for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: friend or foe? Natl Med J India. 2011;24(5):290-1
  • Acharya SK, Kumar R, Kumar A, Gulati G. Hepatic outflow tract obstruction. Postgraduate Medicine Vol. XXIV, 2010 (eds.) pp 255 – 263
  • Kumar R , Prakash S, Chhabra S, Singla V, Madan K, Gupta SD, Panda SK, Khanal S, Acharya SK. Association of Pro-inflammatory cytokines, Adipokines and Oxidative stress with Insulin Resistance and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver disease. Indian J Med Res. 2012 Aug;136(2):229-36. PubMed PMID: 22960889
  • YC Manjunath , Shivanand G , Devasenathipathy K, Kumar R, Kedia S, Paul S B. Acharya S K. Spontaneous arterio-biliary fistula: an unusual complication during transarterial chemoembolization. Euroasian J Hepato-Gastroenterol, 2011; 1(1):31-34
  • Kumar R. A case of missed Biliary Ascariais: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiography still remains the gold standard. (Accepted J Res Med Sci.2012)
  • K N Chandan Kumar, Kumar R, Sarin SK et al. Severe anemia in hospitalized patients with advanced cirrhosis: impact of Spur cells and severity of liver disease. Indian Journal of Gastroenterol 2011(suppl).
  • Kumar M, Rastogi A , Singh T, Bihari C, Gupta E , Sharma P, Garg H, Kumar R, Bhatia V, Tyagi P, Sarin SK. Analysis of discordance between Transient elastography and liver biopsy for assessing liver Fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B virus infection. Hepatol Int 2012 DOI: 10.1007/s12072-012-9380-5)
  • Kumar R, Rastogi A, Sharma MK, Bhatia V, Tyagi P, Sharma P, Garg H, Chandan Kumar KN, Bihari C, Sarin SK. Liver Stiffness Measurements in Patients with Different Stages of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Diagnostic Performance and Clinic pathological Correlation. Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22790906
  • Kumar R, Rastogi A, Sharma MK, Bhatia V, Gag H, Sarin SK. Clinical characteristics, metabolic profiles, and severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in lean subjects compared to obese and overweight patients. Indian J Endocrinol Metabol (accepted 2012)
  • Kumar R. Clinical characteristics and Quality of life in MHE. Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy. Publisher: Kontentworx, 1st Ed 2012, page 33-44
  • Kumar R, Sarin SK. Fatty liver: implications for the patient and surgeon. IASG textbook of Surgical Gastroenterology 2012
  • Kumar R, Kumar S, Lata S. Albumin infusion may deleteriously promote extracellular fluid overload without improving circulating hypovolumia in patients of advanced cirrhosis with diabetes mellitus and sepsis. Accepted (Ms. No. YMEHY-D-12-00530) in Medical Hypotheses, Jan 2013 
  • Kumar M, Rastogi A, Singh T, Behari C, Gupta E, Garg H, Kumar R, Bhatia V, Sarin SK. Controlled Attenuation Parameter for Non-invasive Assessment of Hepatic Steatosis: Does aetiology affect performance. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Feb 21. doi: 10.1111/jgh.12134. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23425053
  • Kumar R, Kumar S, Lata S. Albumin infusion may deleteriously promote extracellular fluid overload without improving circulating hypovolemia in patients of advanced cirrhosis with diabetes mellitus and sepsis. Med Hypotheses. 2013 Apr; 80(4):452-5. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2012.12.039. Epub 2013 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 23375411
  • Garg H, Kumar A, Garg V, Kumar M, Kumar R, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. Hepatic And Systemic Hemodynamic Derangements Predict Early Mortality and Recovery in Patients with Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure (Aclf). J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Mar 11. doi: 10.1111/jgh.12191. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23488990
  • Maiwall R, Rastogi A, Chaudhary AK, Maras JS, Vasisht C, Zeeshan Ali, Garg H, Kumar M, Kumar R, Sarin SK. High serum ferritin level is a predictor of early mortality in patients with acute on chronic liver failure. JCEH 2013 | Vol. 3 | No. 1S | S1–S7.35 aaaa
  • Kumar S, Kumar R. Hepatic Hydrothorax (HH): The shower within. Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (accepted 2013, MS: JOB-D-13-00055)#3
  • Kumar R, Sarin SK. Fatty liver and its Implication. Chapter Textbook of Biochemistery and Biotechnology 2013 (In press)
  • Received SR Naik Memorial Award by Indian Society of Gastroenterology for year 2013
  • Young Investigator Award for plenary paper presentation at 8th JSH Conference, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, November 2009
  • Plenary Award (First) for paper presentation at 20th annual conference of INASL, Guwahati, March 2012
  • Plenary Award (Second) for paper presentation at 18th annual conference of INASL, Bhubaneswar, March 2010
  • Plenary Award (Third) for paper presentation at 19th annual conference of INASL, Chandigarh, March 2011
  • Rakesh Tandon Best DM (gastroenterology) outgoing student award for 2009 at AIIMS convocation 2010
  • Young Clinician Awards by Indian National association for study of Liver (INASL) march 2011
  • JSH Award for poster presentation at 8th JSH Conference, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, November 2009
  • Paper presented in Young Investigator award session ISGCON-2009, Kolkata on 11th Dec-2009
  • Honours in Physiology and Biochemistry (MBBS)
  • Received  Times Bihar healthcare achiever Award 2014 in gastroenterology category  by Times of India