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Name: Dr. M. A Mir

Designation: Sr. Consultant
Gastroenterology Unit II
Languages spoken:
Artemis Hospitals



MD (with honors), PhD, FACG (USA)

Brief Profile

Dr. M .A Mir is a well known Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist with a vast experience of more than 16 years in the field of Gastroenterology. He has been trained in all aspects of Gastroenterology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in the department of Gastroenterology and human nutrition

Before joining Artemis Health Institute he was associated with Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute for liver and Digestive diseases, New Delhi as Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist and was also previously Director & HOD Gastroenterology in Rockland Hospitals, Gurgaon


Life member – Indian Association of Pathologist & Microbiologist
Life member – Indian Society of Hematology & Blood Transfusion
Life member – Indian society of Blood Transfusion & Immuno Hematology
Life member – Indian society of Cytology
Life member – Medical Journal, Armed Forces India

Honours and Awards


American College of Gastroenterology

Indian Society of Gastroenterology

Association of Physicians of India

Indian Medical Association

AIDS society of India

Tuberculosis association of J & K

Clinical Focus

1. Management of  gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and peptic ulcer disease, Inflamatory Bowel disease, Irritable bowel syndrome , Celiac disease

2. Management of Hepatitis A, Hepatitis E, Hepatitis B and C and other forms of hepatitis, Fatty liver , alcoholic liver disease ,cirrhosis and its complications and Liver cancer   

3. Management of anorectal diseases (piles, fissures)

4. Management of upper & lower gastrointestinal bleedings .Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopies and ERCP


Capsule Endoscopy: This procedure involves swallowing of capsule which has a video camera & takes pictures of GI tract which are recorded on an instrument & taken analysed on computer

This allows visualization of entire small bowel

Upper Endoscopy -It is used for diagnosis of diseases of food pipe, stomach & duodenum like Reflux, Ulcers & cancers.

Sigmoidoscopy & Colonoscopy: To look for diseases of large intestine like ulcers, polyps, tumors & diverticulosis, AVM and at times to treat these Lesions

Intra-gastric Balloon Placement for weight loss (IGB): It involves placing a deflated balloon into the stomach and then filling it to decrease the amount of gastric space. The balloon can be left in the stomach for a maximum of 6 months and results in an average weight loss of 5-9 BMI over half a year.

Polypectomy: Removal of Polyps which can be a cause of bleeding, abdominal pain or having a malignant potential

Endoscopic Sclerotherapy: Injection of sclerosant in bleeding varices & ulcers

Endoscopic Variceal Ligation (banding): For Ligating varices

Glue injection for Gastric Varices

Esophageal /enteral dilation: Dilating narrowed passages

Esophageal/enteral/colonic Stenting: Opening narrowed passages

Hemorrhoidal Sclerotherapy: Injection of sclerosant in bleeding rectal vessel.

Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC): Coagulation of bleeding lesions

Foreign body removal: It involves taking out foreign bodies ingested by using endoscope & accessories.

Nasojejunal tube Placement: To Maintain nutrition in sick patients

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement (PEG): For long term nutritional management of neurological patients who cannot swallow to maintain their nutrition

Endoscopic Cystogastrostomy:Non surgical drainage of pancreatic Pseudocysts

Endoscopic Retrograde CholangioPancreatography (ERCP): For bile duct stone removal & placing plastic/metalic stents for palliating/bypassing malignanciesor treating biliary infections

Enteroscopy: To examine lesions of small intestine

Fibro scan: It is a technique used to assess liver stiffness without invasive investigation. It is alternative to invasive Liver biopsy

Liver biopsy: It is the removal of small sample of tissue from liver. This test is done to aid diagnosis of liver disease, to assess the severity of known liver disease and to monitor the progress of treatment.


Honors & Awards:

MD with Honors

Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology



He has published 13 papers based on individual and joint research

The important subjects/topics are Liver diseases, acid peptic diseases.