Randhir Sud
Known forGastro Intestinal Endoscopy
AwardsPadma Shri
Websiteon Medanta

Randhir Sud, an Indian gastroenterologist and the Chairman of the Medanta Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences,[1] is known to be one of the pioneers of Gastro Intestinal oncology in India. He is a former co-chairman of the department of gastroenterology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.[2]

Sud graduated in medicine (MBBS) from the Government Medical College, Amritsar in 1977 and started his career as a junior resident doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi in 1979. While working, he continued his studies at AIIMS to secure an MD in 1981 and followed it up with a DM in gastroenterology in 1983. He worked at AIIMS till 1985 and moved to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, where he worked for 25 years till his move to Medanta in 2010.[2] In between, he also served as a visiting professor at the Harvard Medical School, Boston in 1999, at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas and the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He is also an examiner for the Diplomate of National Board examinations in Gastroenterology of the National Board of Examinations. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2008, for his contributions to medicine.[3]


  1. ^ "Dr Randhir Sud".
  2. ^ a b "Doc exodus paralyses Ganga Ram Hospital". India Today. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.