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Global Healthcare Excellence Award 2018

Global Healthcare Excellence Award 2018

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Dr Bhavesh Thakkar


Consultant Gastroenterologist
Head of the Department.
Office Address:CIMS Hospital,Off Science City road,Opposite Shukan Mall,Sola,Ahmedabad.-380060
Tel: 9727707214
E-mail:drbhavesh.thakkar19@gmail.com , bhavesh.thakkar@cimshospital.org
Date of Birth: November 19, 1982



DNB Gastroenterology: April 2010 to April 2013 at Apollo Hospital, Chennai.

Post Graduate:

M.D. (Medicine): April 2006- April 2009 at Govt M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamanagar, Gujarat.


Compulsory rotating internship: Mar 2005- Mar 2006 at Govt M P Shah Medical College, Jamanagar, Gujarat.

M.B.B.S.: Nov 2000- Mar 2005 at Govt M P Shah Medical College, Jamanagar, Gujarat.


  1. Head of department of Gastroenterology, CIMS Hospital, From April 2014 till now.
  2. Visiting Gastroenterologist at Gujarat Cancer Research Institue, Ahmedabad from Jan 2014 till now.
  3. Oct 2013 till now: Consultant Gastroenterologist, CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  4. July 2013- Sept 2013: As associate consultant at Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  5. April 2010- June 2013: Acqired vast training and experience in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology at well known and high volume corporate sector: Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
  6. Aug 2009 –Mar 2010: Assistant professor, Department of Medicine, M.P. Shah medical college, Jamnagar

Posters and Publications: 

  • Yield of EUS guided FNAC for pancreatic and peripancreatic mass lesions: at ISGCON 2011, Coimbatore
  • Spectrum of microbial flora in bile collected during ERCP in cholangitis patients, at ISGCON 2011, Coimbatore
  • Microscopic changes in non erosive reflux disease patients, at ISGCON 2010, at ISGCON 2011, Coimbatore
  • Capsule endoscopy contribution to obscure gastrointestinal bleed diagnosis and management, at ISGCON 2011, Coimbatore
  • Hypertriglyceridemia induce pancreatitis: A case report; Apollo Medicine Vol. 7, Issue 4, Pages 313-314
  • Bone mineral density in patients with cirrhosis of liver awaiting liver transplantation, at ISGCON 2012, Jaipur
  • Clinical and etiological factors patients with splanchnic vein thrombosis, at ISGCON 2012, Jaipur
  • Comparison study of AIMS 65, Glasgow Blatchford Score and Full Rockall score in predicting in hospital mortality following upper GI hemorrhage, at ISGCON 2012, Jaipur
  • Certificate of “BEST POSTER” presentation of zonal level of Torrent Young Scholar Award (TYSA) – Gastroenterology 2012.
  • I have done thesis work on: “Endoscopic ultrasound guided FNAC and cystic fluid analysis for pancreatic and peripancreatic mass lesions” A study of 50 cases.
  • How common is pancreatic tuberculosis in India? EUS guided FNAC from pancreatic and peripancreatic mass lesions.: Poster Presentation At EUS 2014 Conference
  • Antibiotic use in acute pancreatitis: An Indian multicenter observational study, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, Aug 2014 


  1. Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  2. Indian Society of Gastroenterology , Tamilnadu Chanter (ISG-TN)
  3. Indian National Association of study on Liver (INASL)
  4. Indian Motility and functional disease association (IMFDA)
  5. Active Member of “Pancreas-India” Programme 

Experience in Endoscopic procedure: 

  • All diagnostic upper and lower gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • I have done more than 7000 upper GI endoscopy and around 3500 colonoscopic procedures
  • All therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy i.e. Esophageal variceal band ligation, ingection sclerotherapy, esophageal stent placement, esophageal stricture dilatation, Achalsia cardia pneumatic balloon dilatation, polypectomy, Hemoclipping for bleeding, Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement.
  • All therapeutic lower gastrointestinal endoscopy i.e. polypectomy, clipping for diverticular bleed, colonic stent placement.
  • I have done Basic training in Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Basic experience in diagnostic EUS and FNAC.
  • Trained in functional gastrointestinal testing procedures i.e., High resolution esophageal and rectal manometry (HRM). Breath testings (Hydrogen, Lactulose, Urea breath tests), pH Testing and interpretation.
  • Interpretation and procedure of Capsule Endoscopy.
  • I have done >300 endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatoscopy (ERCP).

CME Programmes done in various part of Gujarat in last three years includes:

Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Kalol, Mahesana, Idar, Himmatnagar, Deesa, Palanpur, Bhuj, Anand, Kadi, Nadiad.

Conference Participation:

            As Faculty:     IHPBA India 2016 (Acute Liver Failure)

                                        SIDSCON 2016

           As Delegate:   ISGCON 2014 AND 2015


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CIMS GlobL Healthcare Excellence Awards 2018

October 30, 2018
CIMS Family is honoured to be the recipient of “Among Best Hospital (Cardiology & Oncology) in Gujarat” on October 27, 2018 at the “Prime Time Global Healthcare Excellence Awards 2018”, New Delhi. A very special thanks to our CIMS Staff for their commitment and the patients who have always trusted us. CIMS GlobL Healthcare Excellence Awards 2018

CIMS Hospital has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence as the Best Multispecialty Hospital in Gujarat

August 31, 2018
We proudly announce that CIMS Hospital has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence as the Best Multispecialty Hospital in Gujarat at the International Healthcare Awards, 2018 held in Delhi. The Award is a testimony to the hard work and dedication of the entire CIMS Family which has inspired trust in us leading to rising patient volumes.

Renal Transplant (CIMS/RIC/2018/09) on 15/05/2018

May 15, 2018
Renal Transplant is done on 15/05/2018, which was approved by Hospital based Ethical committee and Government Authorization committee. Relationship between Donor and Recipient : Wife - Husband

CIMS Heart Transplant Team completes another successful Heart Transplant on 06-02-2018, 5th row in a short term.

February 8, 2018