Dr. Swastik Agrawal | Best Paediatric Gastroenterologists in Kolkata - NH

Dr. Swastik Agrawal

MBBS (Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore) MD Medicine (AIIMS New Delhi) DM Hepatology (PGIMER Chandigarh) Royal College Fellowship in EUS and Liver Transplantation, UK Consultant - Gastroenterology & Hepatologist

  • SpecialityGastroenterology & Hepatology - Paediatric

  • HospitalKolkata - Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences

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Brief Profile

Dr. Swastik Agrawal is a dynamic Hepatologist and Gastrointestinal Endoscopist trained from the premier medical institutes of the country including AIIMS, New Delhi, and PGIMER, Chandigarh followed by a hands on fellowship from UK where he trained in the care of liver transplant patients and endoscopic ultrasound. He has a special interest in managing complex liver and biliary disorders using modern minimally invasive endoscopic techniques employing a multi-disciplinary team approach.

Fields of Expertise

Liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases, Liver Transplantation, Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy

Key Procedures Performed

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Banding
  • Polypectomy
  • Stricture dilatation
  • ERCP
  • Metal Stenting
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic EUS

Fields of Expertise

Liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases, Liver Transplantation, Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy

Professional Memberships & Certifications

Life Member, Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Registered with the General Medical Council, UK

Publications


  • Agrawal S, Sharma SK, Sreenivas V, Lakshmy R. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a north Indian hospital-based population with obstructive sleep apnoea. Indian J Med Res 2011;134(5):639-44
  • Agrawal S, Sharma SK, Sreenivas V, Lakshmy R, Mishra HK. Stepped approach for prediction of syndrome Z in patients attending sleep clinic: a north Indian hospital-based study. Sleep Breath 2012;16(3):621-7.
  • Expert Group of the Association of Physicians of India on Adult Immunization in India. The Association of Physicians of India evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on adult immunization. J Assoc Physicians India 2009;57:345-56
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: East Versus West. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2012;2:122–134
  • Agrawal S, Das A. Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding with Long Standing Fever and Anorexia. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2013;3(2):165-166
  • Chawla Y, Agrawal S. Portal Cavernoma Cholangiopathy – History, Definition and Nomenclature. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2014;4:S15–S17
  • Dhiman RK, Saraswat VA, Valla DC, Chawla Y, Behera A, Varma V, Agarwal S, Duseja A, Puri P, Kalra N, Rameshbabu CS, Bhatia V, Sharma M, Kumar M, Gupta S, Taneja S, Kaman L, Zargar SA, Nundy S, Singh SP, Acharya SK, Dilawari JB. Portal Cavernoma Cholangiopathy: Consensus Statement of a Working Party of the Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2014;4:S2–S14.
  • Dhiman RK, Agrawal S, Gupta T, Duseja A, Chawla Y. Chronic Liver Failure–Sequential Organ Failure Assessment is better than the Asia-Pacific Association for the Study of Liver criteria for defining acute-on-chronic liver failure and predicting outcome. World J Gastroenterol 2014; 20(40): 14934-14941.
  • Dhiman RK, Rana B, Agrawal S, Garg A, Chopra M, Thumburu KK, Khattri A, Malhotra S, Duseja A, Chawla YK. Probiotic VSL#3 Reduces Liver Disease Severity and Hospitalization in Patients with Cirrhosis: a Randomized, Controlled Trial. Gastroenterology 2014 2014;147:1327–1337.
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A, Gupta T, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Simple Organ Failure Count Versus CANONIC Grading System for Predicting Mortality in Acute on Chronic Liver Failure. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015;30:575-81.
  • Agrawal S, Umapathy S, Dhiman RK. Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy Impairs Quality of Life. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2015;5:S42-S48.
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A, Aggarwal A, Das A, Mehta M, Dhiman, RK, Chawla Y. Obstructive sleep apnea is an important predictor of hepatic fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in a tertiary care center. Hepatology International 2015;9:283-291..
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - The Clinician’s Perspective. Trop Gastroenterol 2014;35:212-221.
  • Rai R, Ahuja CK, Agrawal S, Kalra N, Duseja A, Khandelwal N, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Reversal of Low-Grade Cerebral Edema After Lactulose/Rifaximin Therapy in Patients with Cirrhosis and Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2015;6:e111. doi: 10.1038/ctg.2015.38
  • Agrawal S, Dhiman RK, Limdi JK. Evaluation of abnormal liver function tests. Postgrad Med J 2016;92:223-34.
  • Puri P, Saraswat VA, Dhiman RK, Anand AC, Acharya SK, Singh SP,.....Agrawal S. Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver (INASL) Guidance for Antiviral Therapy Against HCV Infection: Update 2016. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2016;6:119–145.
  • Agrawal S, Hoad CL, Francis ST, Guha IN, Kaye P, Aithal GP. Visual morphometry and three non-invasive markers in the evaluation of liver fibrosis in chronic liver disease. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2017;52:107-115.
  • Agrawal S. The Long Road from Obesity to Atherosclerosis via the Liver. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2016;6:252-254.
  • Agrawal S. Looking Beyond Sorafenib to Treat Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2016;6:339-342
  • Gupta T, Dhiman RK, Rathi S, Agrawal S, Duseja A, Taneja S, Chawla Y. Impact of Hepatic and Extrahepatic Insults on the Outcome of Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2017;7:9-15.
  • Gupta T, Dhiman RK, Ahuja CK, Agrawal S, Chopra M, Kalra N, Duseja A, Taneja S, Khandelwal N, Chawla Y. Characterization of Cerebral Edema in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2017. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2017;7:190–197.
  • Agrawal S, Rana BS, Mitra S, Duseja A, Das A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. A Case of Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure (ACLF) Due to An Uncommon Acute And Chronic Event J Clin Exp Hepatol 2018;8:95 - 97.
  • Nampoothiri RV, Duseja A, Rathi M, Agrawal S, Sachdeva N, Mehata M, Dhaliwal HS, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Renal Dysfunction in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is Related to the Presence of Diabetes Mellitus and Severity of Liver Disease. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2019;9:22-28.
  • Abstracts and posters:
  • Sharma SK, Agrawal S, Damodaran D, Mishra HK, Lakshmy, R, Vishnubhatla S, Kumar A, Jagia P. Effect Of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure On Metabolic Syndrome And Cardiovascular Markers In Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea In A North Indian Population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011;183:A105 (ATS 2011)
  • Sharma SK, Damodaran D, Agrawal S, Vishnubhatla S, Mishra HK, Kadhiravan T, Irshad M. Effect Of Auto-Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) On Albuminuria In Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012;185:A2187 (ATS 2012)
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla YK. Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) with and without metabolic syndrome have similar increase in body fat. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2013;3(1S):S27. (INASL 2013)
  • Duseja A, Agrawal S, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK, Das A, Aggarwal A. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). J Clin Exp Hepatol 2014;4:S34-S35. (INASL 2014)
  • Gupta T, Agrawal S, Duseja A, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. CLIF-SOFA Score Predicts Mortality in Patients with Acute on Chronic Liver Failure. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2014;4:S3-S3. (INASL 2014)
  • Duseja A, Agrawal S, Gupta T, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Comparison Of CLIF-SOFA with other Prognostic Scores in Determining the In-Hospital Mortality in Patients with Acute on Chronic Liver Failure. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2014;4:S3-S4. (INASL 2014)
  • Dhiman RK, Gupta T, Agrawal S, Duseja A, Chawla YK. Chronic Liver Failure Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (CLIF-SOFA) is better than the Asia-Pacific Association for the Study of Liver (APASL) criteria for defining Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure (ACLF) and Predicting Outcome. Hepatology 2014;S1:111A. (Abstract no. 596, AASLD 2014)
  • Dhiman RK, Rana B, Agrawal S, Garg A, Chopra M, Thumburu KK, Khattri A, Malhotra S, Duseja A, Chawla YK. Efficacy and safety of a probiotic preparation in the secondary prophylaxis of hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients: Final results of a double blind, randomized, placebo controlled study. Hepatology 2014;S1:76A. (Abstract no. 159, AASLD 2014)
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A, Aggarwal A, Das A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is an important predictor of hepatic fibrosis in patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Indian J Gastroenterol 2014;33(Suppl 1):A110. (ISGCON 2014)
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A, Gupta T, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Simple organ failure count versus CANONIC grading system for predicting mortality in acute on chronic liver failure. Indian J Gastroenterol 2014;33(Suppl 1):A109. (ISGCON 2014)
  • Gupta T, Ahuja CK, Agrawal S, Kalra N, Duseja A, Khandelwal N, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Characterization of Cerebral Edema in Acute on Chronic Liver Failure. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2015; 5:S11-S12. (INASL 2015)
  • Mehta M, Agrawal S, Taneja S, Duseja A, Dhiman RK, Chawla Y. Patients with Alcoholic Cirrhosis have High Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2015; 5:S17. (INASL 2015)
  • Dhiman RK, Gupta T, Ahuja CK, Agrawal S, Kalra N, Duseja AK, et al. Characterization of Cerebral Edema in Acute on Chronic Liver Failure. Hepatology 2015;S1:319A. (oral presentation AASLD 2015).
  • Nampoothiri RV, Duseja A, Rathi M, Agrawal S, Sachdeva N, Mehta M, et al. Renal Dysfunction in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is Related to the Presence of Diabetes Mellitus and Severity of Liver Disease. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2016; 6:S31-S32. (INASL 2016)
  • Gupta T, Dhiman RK, Rathi S, Agrawal S, Duseja A, Taneja S, et al. Impact of Hepatic- and Extrahepatic-Insults on the Outcome of Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2016; 6:S4-S5. (INASL 2016)
  • Gupta T, Dhiman RK, Rathi S, Agrawal S, Duseja A, Chawla Y. Model for Early Prediction of Mortality (MEPM) in Patients with Cirrhosis and Acute Decompensation. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2017; 7:S57-S58. (ISHEN 2017)
  • Gupta T, Praharaj D, Rathi S, Agrawal S, Duseja A, Taneja S, Chawla Y, Dhiman RK. Presence of Multidrug Resistant Infections Predict 28-Day Mortality in Acute Decompensation of Cirrhosis. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2017; 7:S70-S71. (INASL 2017)
  • Book Chapters:
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A. 2013. Mechanisms of Fat Accumulation and Liver Injury in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. In: Choudhuri G. ed. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Clinical Spectrum, ECAB Clinical Update: Gastroenterology/Hepatology. Elsevier, pp. 18-28. ISBN978-81-312-3486-0.
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A. 2014. Treatment of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. In: Saigal S. ed. Recent Advances in Hepatology, ECAB Clinical Update: Gastroenterology/Hepatology. Elsevier, pp. 1-16. ISBN978-81-312-3677-2.
  • Gupta T, Agrawal S, Dhiman RK. 2014. Tuberculosis and Liver Diseases. In: Jindal SK, Behera D. ed. World Clinics Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Tuberculosis. Jaypee, Vol 3 No.1 pp.110-124. ISS2319-1260N
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A. 2015. NAFLD in India- Is it Different from the West. In: Kumar A. ed. Monograph on Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH). Association of Physician of India, Indian College of Physicians.
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A. 2015. Non alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Frequently Asked Questions. In: Kumar A. ed. Monograph on Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH). Association of Physician of India, Indian College of Physicians.
  • Agrawal S, Duseja A. 2015. Non alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Epidemiology and Risk Factors. In: Sawant P. ed. NAFLD and NASH. McMillan Medical Communications, pp1-24. ISBN978-93-80780-63-4.

Posts Held in Past

  • Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala
  • International Fellow in EUS and Liver Transplantation, Nottingham, UK
  • Senior Research Associate, Dept. Of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Bengali.

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