About Dr. Abid Showkat Zargar

Dr Abid Showkat Zargar is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with over 10 years experience in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He was also the Head of Department of Gastroenterology at Bansal Hospital, India which is a 350 bedded premiere hospital of central India with an active Liver transplant programme. He was instrumental in starting the EUS and ERCP services there. He also worked as Consultant Gastroenterologist in Government Medical College, Srinagar, India.He has subspecialized with a clinical fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy, Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and ERCP in one of the busiest endoscopic units in India. In recognition to his contribution in the fied of endoscopy, he was awarded with the prestigious Asian Young Endoscopist Award (AYEA) in Seoul, South Korea. He underwent fellowship for advance endoscopic training in procedures like EUS, ERCP, endoscopic resection of early tumors (EMR and ESD) and endoscopic manangement of obesity at the Hanyang University Hospital, South Korea. He can perform diagnostic and therapeutic EUS including EUS guided CPN for relief from cancer pain and EUS guided biliary drainage.

Area of Interest

  • All types of liver disease
  • Irritable bowel Syndrome
  • Motility disorders
  • GERD and endoscopic treatment of GERD and Barrets esophagus
  • Inflammatory bowel disease including Ulceraive colitis and Crohns Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Food Allergies
  • GI cancers
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
  • ERCP for removal of bile duct and pancreatic duct stones
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • EMR/ESD (endoscopic removal ) for early GI cancers
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Fibroscan & Liver biopsy
  • Endoscopic treatment of obesity including placement of balloons.


MBBS: Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh , India
MD ( Medicine ): Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar, India
DM (Gastroenterology): Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), India
Fellowships in Gastroenterology and Advanced Endoscopy: South Korea & India


More than 10 Years



Language Spoken

English, Kashmiri, Hindi, Urdu (Proficient),Basic Arabi

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