Dr. Naveen Polavarapu-Gastroenterologist in Hyderabad

Dr. Naveen Polavarapu


Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy

Fellowship - Liver transplant


  • Gastroenterologist
  • MBBS - Sri Siddhartha Medical College and Research - 2001
  • MRCP - Royal College of Physicians - 2005 - UK
  • MRCP - Gastroenterology - Royal College of Physicians - 2010 - UK
  • CCT - General Medical Council, - 2013 - UK
  • Fellowship - Hepatology - QEH - 2013 - Birmingham
  • Tertiary Gastroenterologist at James Cook University Hospital - Middlesbrough - 2005 - 2007
  • Tertiary Gastroenterologist Trafford General Hospital - Manchester - 2007 - 2008
  • Tertiary Gastroenterologist Mid Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust - Crewe - 2007 - 2008
  • Tertiary Gastroenterologist Univeristy Hospital of Aintree - Liverpool - 2008 - 2012
  • Tertiary Gastroenterologist Wirral University Teaching Hospital - Wirral - 2012 - 2014
  • Senior SHO Friarage Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and Transplant Hepatologist Apollo Hospitals - Hyderabad
  • 46206 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 2001
Awards and Recognitions
  • Gold Medal in Physiology - 1997
  • Gold Medal MBBS University of Health Sciences - 1997
  • 2nd Prize All India National Paediatric Quiz - 2000
  • Gold Medal Final MBBS University of Health Sciences - 2001
  • Gold Medal For Best Outgoing Student of The College - 2001
  • Best Poster Award For Per oral Cholangioscopy (spy glass) experience at tertiary referral hospital. N Polavarapu, L Dwyer, R Sturgess. Abstract at BSG 2010. Aintree, United Kingdom - 2010
  • British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • United European Gastroenterology Society (UEG)
  • European Study of Liver Diseases Society (EASL)
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISGCON)
  • Indian Society of Study of Liver Diseases (INASL)
Paper Presentations
  • Cost-effectiveness of HALO vs PDT. N Polavarapu, N Kapoor. Abstract at BSG 2010. Aintree 2010
  • Patient satisfaction in colonoscopy, Aintree Hospital. N Polavarapu, V Athwal, S Sarkar. Abstracts at BSG 2009, DDW 2009
  • Nutritional support in intensive care units - national survey of current practice in the UK. N Polavarapu, N Kapoor, P O'Toole. Gut. 2008
  • Rapid access upper GI cancer service (RAUGICS): Workload, non-attendance and predictive value of referral criteria. N Polavarapu, N Kapoor. Gut. 2008
  • Post ERCP complications. N Polavarapu, H Dallal. Abstract BSG 2008, North West Conference 2007. 2nd and 3rd pilot studies of national IBD audit. Lead Role from Aintree Hospital
  • Cost effectiveness of HALO vs PDT. BSG. UK, 2011
  • Post ERCP complications. NW Deanery Gastroenterology Conference. Windermere, Jun 2007
  • A pulse of acid or acidified bile salt induces down regulation of the homeobox gene CDX2 in an intestinal cell line. British Society of Gastroenterology. Mar 2010
  • Unusual cases of GI bleeding - aortioenteric fistula, splenic artery aneurysm. 5th North West Annual Conference. Jun 2007
  • Early diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma: disease spectrum, role of imaging, and spy glass endoscopy and radiologic-pathologic correlation. N Polavarapu, A Katti. Presented at RNSA, Northern American Radiology. 2011
  • Plenary Poster Presentation - Endoscopic ablation of dysplastic Barrett’s oesophagus comparing argon plasma coagulation and photodynamic therapy. long term results of a randomised prospective trial. N Polavarapu, N Kapoor, K Bodger. BSG 2009
  • Liver in systemic disease. Best practice and research. N Polavarapu, D Tripathi. Clinical Gastroenterology. 2013; Volume 27
  • Per oral cholangioscopy (spy glass) experience at tertiary referral hospital, Aintree. N Polavarapu, L Dwyer, R Sturgess. Abstract at BSG 2010
  • National study of outcomes for Cholangiocarcinoma patients following biliary intervention: Linkage analysis of administrative date for English hospitals. N Polavarapu, K Bodger. Abstract at DDF 2012
  • Emergency ERCP in critically ill patients is a successful procedure. N Polavarapu, P Lekharaju, R Sturgess. Abstracts at DDW 2012 and DDF 2012. Also in Frontline Gastroenterology Journal 2012
  • Case report on abnormal LFTs in hypothyroid patient. N Polavarapu, D Cuthbertson. BMJ Journal. Jan 2011
  • PEXACT as feeding options in head and neck cancer patient, Aintree. N Polavarapu, K Bowering, R Sturgess. Abstracts at BSG 2010, DDW 2010

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Road No: 72

Opp Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Lane

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

Fee : ₹ 1000


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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 01:30 pm,  02:30 pm - 05:30 pm
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