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Dr. Philip Augustine

Leading Indian Gastroenterologist

Dr Philip Augustine born in Kaduthuruthy, Kerala is a Gastroenterologist of national and international fame. He is the pioneer in therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy in India. Dr Philip is the chief promoter and Managing Director of Lakeshore Hospital & Research Centre Ltd, Cochin one of the most prestigious corporate hospitals in Kerala.

He is also the Managing Trustee of the Lakeshore Medical Research Foundation that runs the Lakeshore Medical Library which caters to the staff of Lakeshore Hospital especially postgraduates.

 

Dr Philip established the Digestive Diseases Centre (Gastroenterology Department) at Lakeshore Hospital in 2003. This Centre has grown to become a centre for Postgraduate training in Gastroenterology (Dip NB) and also imparts advanced therapeutic ERCP training to overseas Gastroenterologists including GE fellows from USA. The Centre has the distinction to be the first to successfully perform living donor liver transplant in Kerala. This is one of the leading comprehensive centres of Gastroenterology in the country incorporating allied departments of Hepatology, GI Surgery, GI Radiology, GI Pathology and GI Oncology. Dr Philip has contributed articles for more than 30 scientific national and international journals. He has also authored chapters on pancreatitis in textbooks of medicine.

He is also the chief patron of Guardian Care Charitable Trust, a registered society which provides financial assistance for medical treatment for poor patients. Dr Philip has won several awards for his commendable work in the field of medicine to name a few: Olympus-Mitra Endoscopy Award by Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Dr P A Alexander Memorial Oration Award by IMA Academy of Medical Specialities, Dr. V C Mathew Roy Memorial Oration Award by Association of Physicians of India.

 

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