Dr. Asit Arora is a Senior Consultant - G.I Surgery, Center for Liver and Digestive Diseases, Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi, formerly he was Associate Professor of HPB Surgery at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences New Delhi. He did his graduation from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka in 2003. He was a meritorious student and scored distinction in MBBS. He has done his post-graduation in General Surgery form coveted SMS medical college Jaipur in 2007. Developed a keen interest in Gastro Intestinal Surgery and pursued super specialization in this field from, G. B. Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi. After completing M.Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology in 2012 he joined Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi as Assistant Professor and was later promoted as Associate Professor of HPB Surgery where he served till September 2017.
Not only is he an astute clinician and a surgeon par excellence, his greatest strength lies in treating patients with compassion and has more than 13 years of surgical experience under his belt.
He is an avid researcher, has more than 20 national and international publications in peer-reviewed journals to his name, has made more than 50 presentations across the globe in most prestigious of the scientific forums, has authored important chapters in prominent medical textbooks and is a leading and a sought-after speaker in conferences both within and outside India. In his illustrious carrier, he has received many awards and accolades which are a testimony to his skills, devotion, hard work and science proficiency.
His area of expertise includes Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Oncosurgery, HPB surgery and Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. He also has a special interest in the management of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Surgery for Portal Hypertension, and minimally invasive GI Onco-Surgery.
International Travel Support by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, 2011
International Grant; IASGO- Tokyo, 2012
Best Paper and Poster Award in IASG annual conference in 2014
Travel grant in Young Scientist category by ICMR, 2015
European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Travel fellowship; Barcelona, Spain, 2015
Best Paper award in IHPBA Indian Chapter 2016
Key note speaker in Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) Medical working group session on Minimal Invasive G.I Surgery 2017
Invited speaker at annual conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG) 2017
Invited speaker in annual conference of Society of Nuclear Medicine of India (SNMI) 2017
Mathur AK, Arora A, et al. Retrosternal gastric pull up for traumatic tracheoesophageal fistula- A case report Rajasthan medical journal: 2007-08 combined issue; 2-4
Ashok K Mathur, Asit Arora et al. Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Carcinoma— An Experience of 20 Cases in a Government Sector Hospital. World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery, September-December 2008;1(3):53-57
M Kalra, A Arora et al. A role of mast cell on angiogenesis in oral squamous cell carcinoma... Med oral patol oral cir bucal. 2012 March 1,17(2); e 190-6
Javed A, Arora A et al. Gall bladder cancer management impacted by coexistent tuberculosis. Trop Gastroenterol. 2013 Apr-Jun;34(2):87-90. PubMed PMID: 24377155.
Mishra PK, Arora A. Is intraoperative confirmation of malignancy during pancreaticoduodenectomy mandatory? J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Apr;17(4):843. doi: 10.1007/s11605-012-2084-2. Epub 2012 Nov 21. PubMed PMID:23179907.
Arora A, etal. Malakoplakia masquerading as ulcerative colitis in an immunocompetent child. J PediatrGastroenterol Nutr. 2014 May;58(5):e47doi10.1097/MPG.0b013e31827911f1.PubMed PMID: 23114470.
Rajalingam R, Arora A et al. Non-familial double malignancy of the colon and ampulla of Vater: a case report and review of literature. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2012 Mar-Apr;18(2):143-5. doi: 10.4103/1319-3767.93823. Review. PubMed PMID: 22421722; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3326977.
Yadav V, Arora A et al. Hemangiopericytoma colon - a rare vascular tumour: Current medicine research and practice 4 (2014) 25-26
Arora A, et al. Prompt Repair of Post Cholecystectomy Bile Duct Transection Recognized Intraoperatively and Referred Early: Experience from a Tertiary Care Teaching Unit. Indian J Surg. 2015 Apr;77(2):99-103. doi: 10.1007/s12262-012-0727-x. Epub 2012 Sep 25. PubMed
PMID: 26139962; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4484533
Saluja SS, Arora A et al. Impact of Positron Emission Tomography in staging and management of squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus. Hepatogastroenterology 2014 (In press)
Mukund A, Arora Aet al . Percutaneous management of resistant biliary-enteric anastomotic strictures with the use of a combined cutting and conventional balloon cholangioplasty protocol: a single-center experience. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Apr;26(4):560-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2014.12.011. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25666628.
Arora A, et al Clinicoradiological appraisal of 'paraduodenal pancreatitis': Pancreatitis
outside the pancreas! Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2015 Jul-Sep;25(3):303-14. PubMed PMID: 26288527; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4531457.
Rastogi A, Arora A et al. Hepatobiliary IgG4 Cholangiopathy: Case Series and Literature Review.Int J Surg Pathol. 2015 Oct;23(7):531-6.
Nag HH, Arora A, et al.Correlations of portal pressure in post-cholecystectomy benign biliary stricture. Hepatol Res. 2015 Oct;45(10):E73-81. doi: 10.1111/hepr.12463. Epub 2015 Jan 22.
PubMed PMID: 25537420.
Bihari C, Rastogi A, Rajesh S, Arora A, Arora A, Kumar N. Cystic Lymphangioma
of Pancreas. Indian J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar;7(1):106-9. doi:10.1007/s13193-015-0414-z. Epub 2015 May 15. PubMed PMID: 27065694; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4811817.
Ali A, Mishra PK, Sharma S, Arora A, Saluja SS. Effects of PTEN gene alteration in patients with gallbladder cancer. Cancer Genet. 2015 Dec;208(12):587-94. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2015.09.007. Epub 2015 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 26586294
Sureka B, Bihari C, Arora A, et al. Imaging Paradigm of Cystic Lesions in Pancreas. JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2016 Sep 08; 17(5):452-465
Mahansaria SS, Arora A et al. Ampullary Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine Carcinoma: Surprise
Histology, Familiar Management. Int J SurgPathol. 2017;25(7):585-591.
Borle DP, Arora A et al. Ileostomy site approach for adhesiolysis and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a hostile abdomen: a novel technique. J Minim Access Surg. 2017 Aug 1.
Sureka B, 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