Guwahati: The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has honoured Dr Bhabadev Goswami, a leading Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist of northeast India, with its prestigious fellowship. The former head of the Department Gastroenterology in Gauhati Medical College and presently attached to city-based Dispur Hospitals, Dr Goswami becomes the first gastroenterologist from NE to be elected for the fellowship.
He is among five gastroenterologists from India this year for the fellowship offered by ACG, which is recognized as one of the largest bodies of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the world. Enriched with over 14000 members hailing from 46 countries, ACG honours few physicians, who make a significant impact in the field of gastroenterology, electing them for the fellowship every year.
Other Indian physicians, who advanced to fellowship this year from the Bethesda (Maryland) based association, include Dr Sunil Kumar Dadhich, Dr Bhavesh J Patel, Dr Vijay Sharma and Dr Manish Thapar. The list of ACG fellows also comprises Dr Muhammad Adnan, Dr Muayad A. Alkhafaji, Dr Allan W. Barbish, Dr Steven Batash, Dr Scott A. Berger, Dr Tyler M. Berzin, Dr Muhammad B. Bestari, Dr Cherif Boutros, Dr Milutin M. Bulajic, Dr Seshadri Chandrasekar, Dr Mohamad Ali Eloubeidi, Dr Linda A. Feagins, Dr Bhabadev Goswami, Dr Dominique E. Howard, Dr John J. Kim, Dr Anas Kutait, Dr Joann A Kwah, Dr Jeffrey T. Laczek, Dr Marcelo F. Larsen, Dr Anand Madan, Dr Jose R. Martin, Dr Norman D. Miller, Dr Aldo J. Montano-Loza, Dr Samantha Nazareth, Dr Ramona O. Rajapske, Dr Michael R. Raphael, Dr James A. Richter, Dr Anish M. Shah, Dr Raj J. Shah, Dr Vignesh Shivakumar, Dr Manish B. Singla, Dr Serge A. Sorser, Dr Matthew N. Thoma, Dr David W. Victor, Dr Dennis J. Yang etc.
Already a fellow of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI), Dr Goswami is also an international member of ACG, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL).
Recipient of Economic Times Inspiring Gastroenteritis of India award in 2018, Dr Goswami has more than 45 national and international publications, who has made several scientific presentations in and outside the country.