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Dr. Nikhil Agrawal

MS (Surgery), MCh (GI Surgery) Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityGastroenterology - Surgical, Gastrointestinal Oncology, General Surgery

  • HospitalDelhi - Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

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Brief Profile

  • Dr. Nikhil Agrawal is Senior Consultant, Surgical Gastroenterology, Centre of Liver and Digestive Diseases at Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Vasundhara Enclave, New Delhi. He was formerly senior faculty in gastrointestinal and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi.
  • He has a wide range of experience and expertise in performing complex gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeries. His forte is advanced laparoscopic GI and HPB procedures. He was trained at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. He did his masters in surgery from Banaras Hindu University and thereafter completed his M.Ch. in surgical gastroenterology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
  • He underwent training for complex laparoscopic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery from the world-renowned Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea. Prior to joining ILBS as faculty, he worked as Senior Research Associate in All India Institute of Medical Sciences. A keen academician with an active interest in research he has many publications in reputed national and international journals to his credit. He has presented his clinical and research work as papers and posters in many conferences around the country and abroad. His work and presentations have been appreciated, recognised and awarded at various surgical forums. He has also contributed chapters in journals and textbooks.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi


  • His areas of interest include pancreatitis, hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, advanced laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery.

Affiliations (Professional Memberships) & Certifications

  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG)
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Indian Chapter (IHPBA)
  • International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO)
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, USA (SSAT)


  • Travel bursary award by the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, 2011
  • The submission was selected for award paper session in IASG annual conference, 2011
  • Travel grant by Korean Association of HBP Surgery for presenting abstract at the 11th International Single Topic Symposium of the Korean Association of HBP Surgery (ISTS 2016, Jeonju, Korea)
  • Travel grant by IASGO for presenting abstract at the 26th World Congress of the IASGO (IASGO 2016, Seoul, Korea)
  • First prize in “award paper session” for the paper titled "Incidence and risk factors for shunt thrombosis following proximal splenorenal shunt in patients with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction" in IHPBA India 2017, held in Bangalore.
  • The abstract titled “Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Neutrophil Lymphocyte Ratio Accurately Predicts Infection in Suspected Infected Pancreatic Necrosis” in IASG Annual conference, 2017 was selected for “award paper session”.
  • The video titled “Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy for Post Cholecystectomy Benign Biliary Stricture with Aberrant Ductal Anatomy” in IASG Annual Conference, 2017 was selected for the oral video session.


  • Kumar S, Agrawal N, Khanna R, Khanna A. Aggressive angiomyxoma presenting with huge abdominal lump: A case report. Cases J. 2008;1(1):131
  • Tiwary SK, Agrawal N, Kumar S, Khanna R, Khanna AK. Isolated splenic tuberculosis presenting with splenomegaly and pyrexia of unknown origin. ANZ J Surg. 2008 Apr;78(4):322-3.
  • Tiwary SK, Kumar D, Chowdhury S, Agrawal N, Basu S. Intestinal gangrene due to mesenteric vascular occlusion masquerading as strangulated inguinal hernia. Hernia. 2008 Apr;12(2):195-7.
  • Kumar S, Tiwary SK, Agrawal N, Prasanna G, Khanna R, Khanna AK. Predictive Factors for Difficult Surgery in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Chronic Cholecystitis. The Internet Journal of Surgery. 2008;16(2).
  • Agrawal N, Kumar S, Puneet, Khanna R, Shukla J, Khanna AK. Activated protein C resistance in deep venous thrombosis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2009 May-Jun;23(3):364-6.
  • Kumar S, Agrawal N, Khanna R, Khanna A. Giant lymphatic cyst of omentum: a case report. Cases J. 2009;2:23.
  • Khanna R, Agarwal N, Singh A, Khanna S, Basu S. Spontaneous Common Bile Duct Perforation Presenting as Acute Abdomen. Indian Journal of Surgery. 2010;72(5):407-8.
  • Saluja SS, Ray S, Pal S, Sanyal S, Agrawal N, Dash NR et al. Randomized Trial Comparing Side-to-Side Stapled and Hand-Sewn Esophagogastric Anastomosis in Neck. J Gastrointest Surg 2012;16:1287-95.
  • Madhusudhan KS, Agrawal N, Srivastava DN, Pal S, Gupta AK. Percutaneous transhepatic portal vein stenting in a patient with benign non transplant post-operative portal vein stenosis: A case report. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2013;23:351.
  • Agrawal N, Pal S, Dash NR, Madhusudhan K, Srivastava DN. Asymptomatic Transhiatal Pancreatic Herniation after Oesophagectomy. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR 2014;8:ND24.
  • Dash N, Agrawal N, Sharma M, Javed A. Retrieval of an impacted foreign body in the oesophagus by combined endoscopic-surgical approach. Tropical gastroenterology: official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation 2014;35:185.
  • Rastogi A, Bihari C, Grover S, et al. Hepatobiliary IgG4 Cholangiopathy Case Series and Literature Review. International journal of surgical pathology 2015;23:531-6.
  • Bihari C, Rastogi A, Rajesh S, Arora A, Arora A, Kumar N. Cystic Lymphangioma of Pancreas. Indian journal of surgical oncology 2016;7(1)106-109.
  • Sureka B, Bihari C, Arora A, Agrawal N, Bharaty KGS, Jamwal KD, Chattopadhyay TK. Imaging Paradigm of Cystic Lesions in Pancreas. JOP 2016;17(5):452-465.
  • Mahansaria SS, Agrawal N, Arora A, Bihari C, Appukuttan M, Chattopadhyay TK. Ampullary Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine Carcinoma: Surprise Histology, Familiar Management. Int J Surg Pathol. 2017;25(7):585-591
  • Borle DP, Agrawal N, Arora A, Kumar S, Chattopadhyay TK. Ileostomy site approach for adhesiolysis and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a hostile abdomen: a novel technique. (Accepted in JMAS)
  • Sureka B, Singh VP, Rajesh S, Laroia ST, Bansal K, Rastogi A, Bihari C, Bhadoria AS, Agrawal N, Arora A. Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance (MR) Findings in Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis: Retrospective Analysis of Pathologically Proven 30 Cases – Tertiary Care Experience. Pol J Radiol 2017; 82:327-332.
  • Chaudhari S, Rastogi A, Taneja K, Thapar S, Agrawal N. Unusual presentation of fibrolamellar carcinoma: A rare case report. Indian Journal of Case Reports, 4(1) (2017, November 30).
  • Baghmar S, Agrawal N, Kumar G, Bihari C, Patidar Y, Kumar S, Chattopadhyay TK, Panda D, Arora A, Pamecha V. Prognostic Factors and the Role of Adjuvant Treatment in Periampullary Carcinoma: a Single-Centre Experience of 95 Patients. J Gastrointest Canc (2018).


  • Agrawal N, Ray S, Saluja SS, Sanyal S, Dash NR, Pal S, Chattopadhyay TK. Randomized trial comparing side-to-side stapled and Hand-sewn Esophagogastric anastomosis in neck. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3)(suppl 3)
  • Agrawal N, Gamanagatti S, Pal S, Sahni P, Dash NR, Chattopadhay TK. Management of splanchnic artery pseudoaneurysms in the era of endovascular therapy. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3)(suppl 3)
  • Agrawal N, Dash NR, Pal S, Sahni P. Bile duct cysts in adults: 25 year experience from a tertiary care centre. Tropical Gastroenterology 2012
  • Seshadri A, Agrawal N, Mangla V, Mukund A, Chattopadhyay TK, Sarin SK. TIPS: A novel use for reducing morbidity after surgery for extra-hepatic malignancy in patients with cirrhosis. Tropical Gastroenterology 2013;34(3)Suppl 1.S44.
  • Sinha PK, Agrawal N, Arora A, Mangla V, Bharthy K, Kumar S, Pamecha V, Negi SS, Chattopadhyay TK. Surgery for walled off pancreatic necrosis. Tropical Gastroenterology 2013;34(3)Suppl 1.S68.
  • Seshadri A, Agrawal N, Mangla V, Mukund A, Chattopadhyay TK. Post shunt myelopathy in NCPH: A unique and challenging undertaking. Tropical Gastroenterology 2013;34(3)Suppl 1.S86.
  • Seshadri A, Arora A, Agrawal N, Chattopaddhaya TK. Desmoplastic small round cell tumour of pancreas – A rare entity. Pancreatology 2014;14(2), Suppl.S4
  • Agrawal N, Seshadri A, Arora A, Mangla V, Bharathy KGB, Chattopadhaya TK. Surgery for walled off pancreatic necrosis: Two subgroups. Pancreatology 2014;14(2), Suppl.S5
  • Mahansaria SS, Agrawal N, Arora A, Chattopadhyay TK. Periampullary Mixed AdenoNeuroEndocrine Carcinoma (MANEC): Report of three cases. Tropical Gastroenterology 2014 Suppl
  • Appukuttan M, Seshadri AK, Mahansaria SS, Aggarwal N, Arora A, Bharathy KGB, Kumar S, Pamecha V, Bihari C, Sarin SK, Chattopadhyay TK. Isolated IGg4 related Sclerosing cholangitis: A retrospective analysis from a high volume tertiary care teaching hospital. Tropical Gastroenterology 2014 Suppl
  • Mahansaria SS, Seshadri AK, Appukuttan M, Aggarwal N, Arora A, Bharathy KGB, Kumar S, Chattopadhyay TK. Unmasking of myeloproliferative disorder in a patient with EHPVO following PSRS. Tropical Gastroenterology 2014 Suppl
  • Seshadri AK, Mahansaria SS, Appukuttan M, Aggarwal N, Arora A, Bharathy KGB, Kumar S, Chattopadhyay TK. The outcome of bilio-enteric anastomosis in cirrhotics. Tropical Gastroenterology 2014 Suppl
  • . A. Arora, N. Agrawal, K. S. Arvind, A. Murali, C. Bihari, A. Arora, V. Pamecha, T. K. Chattopadhyay. Myriads of isolated IgG4 cholangiopathy masquerading as biliary malignancies. HPB 2015, 17 (Suppl. S2), 25–266
  • N. Agrawal, A. Kidambi Seshadri, A. Arora, K. GS Bharathy, S. Kumar, T. K. Chattopadhyay. BILE duct injury with secondary biliary cirrhosis: short term outcome of bilioenteric anastomosis. HPB 2015, 17 (Suppl. S2), 25–266
  • Aravind Kidambi Seshadri, Kishore GSB, Nikhil Agrawal, Asit Arora, Senthil Kumar, Viniyendra Pamecha, Tushar Kanti Chattipadhyay. Study of outcome of non liver transplant abdominal surgeries in patients with cirrhosis - tertiary centre experience. Tropical Gastroenterology 2015 Suppl
  • Nihar Ranjan Mohapatra, Deeplaxmi Purussottam Borle, Asit Arora, Nikhil Agarwal, Tushar Kanti Chattopadhyay. Proximal splenorenal shunt in a patient with situs inversus totalis. Tropical Gastroenterology 2015 Suppl
  • Deeplaxmi Purushottam Borle, Shyam Mahansaria, Nikhil Agrawal, Asit Arora, Tushar Kanti Chattopadhyay. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis: A retrospective cohort study. Tropical Gastroenterology 2015 Suppl
  • S Baghmar, Nikhil Agrawal, Chhagan Bihari, Yashwant Patidar. Role of adjuvant treatment in periampullary carcinoma. Annals of Oncology 27(suppl 2):ii32.1-ii32 · June 2016
  • N Agrawal, K Vaibhaw, A Arora, TK Chattopadhyay. Incidence and Risk Factors for Shunt Thrombosis Following Proximal Splenorenal Shunt in Patients with Extrahepatic Portal Venous Obstruction. Digestive Surgery, 2016;33(Suppl 1):196.
  • Panda D, Aggarwal M, Yadav V, Agrawal N, Arora N, Baghmar S, Kumar G. Gemcitabine and cisplatin based combination chemotherapy in patients of locally advanced and metastatic gall bladder cancer: An observational study. Annals of Oncology, 2017;28(suppl_10)

Chapters in Books

  • Khanna AK, Nikhil. Varicose Veins. In: Khanna AK, Puneet, editors. Manual of Vascular Surgery: JP Medical Ltd; 2011. p. 267-90.
  • Khanna AK, Nikhil. Deep Venous Thrombosis. In: Khanna AK, Puneet, editors. Manual of Vascular Surgery: JP Medical Ltd; 2011. p. 291-311.
  • Pal S, Aggarwal N, Ravella VP. Left hepatectomy. In: Chattopadhyay TK, Sahni P, Pal S, editors. G I Surgery Annual; 2011. p. 14-23.
  • Agrawal N, Pal S, Sahni P. Surgical Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer. In: Garg PK, editor. ECAB clinical Update: Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Tumors: Elsevier; 2013. p.87-125.
  • Agrawal N. Anatomy and physiology of the oesophagus. In: Mishra PK, editor. Textbook of GI surgery. Jaypee; 2013. p. 133.
  • Javed A, Agrawal N, Chattopadhyay TK. Advances in the management of the cancer of the oesophagus. In: IASG Textbook of GI Surgery. 2013 (In Press).
  • Agrawal N, Chattopadhyay TK. Approach to multimodality treatment of esophageal cancer. In: Anand AC, Acharya SK, editors. Progress in gastroenterology. Elsevier; 2016. p. 235-245

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