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At Aster, we believe a child is life’s greatest gift and this gift has to be nurtured & cared for. As the name suggests, Aster Nurture is a program that aims at nurturing, caring and protecting the mother and the new born baby from the time when the mother conceives till when your child is 5 years old.

"Our brand promise ‘We’ll Treat You Well’ is about our commitment to bring the finest healthcare services within the reach of everyone. But it is not just affordability that makes us a class apart in the realm of healthcare. We believe quality is the heartbeat of modern medical sciences, and we go to great lengths to deliver services that have already been recognized with some of the most sought-after awards and certifications. Accessibility is another important focus area for us. We have an ever growing network of hospitals, clinics and pharmacies that are well-equipped to cater to the changing needs of millions around the world."

Dr. Amal Premchandra Upadhyay

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Languages Spoken English, Gujarati, Hindi
Education MBBS, MD, DM, DNB, FRCP (UK)
Specialization Gastroenterology & Hepatology
DOH License Grade Consultant
Types of Physician Fulltime


FRCP, Edinburgh (UK)
Certified D.N.B. (Gastroenterology), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India, 1996
DM, L.T.M.M.C, Sion Hospital, Mumbai
MD B.J.M.C, Gujarat University, 1994
MBBS, B.J.M.C, Gujarat University, 1991

Professional Associations

Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI)
Internal Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Professional Experience

Senior Consultant, Gastroenterology, Royal Hospital – Sultanate of Oman, January 2008 – April 2015
Senior Specialist Gastroenterology, Royal Hospital – Sultanate of Oman, April 2004 – January 2008
Specialist, Gastroenterology (Division of Medicine), Royal Hospital – Sultanate of Oman, May 2000 – April 2004
Associate Consultant, Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India, December 1997 – April 2000
Fellow, Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Willingdon Hospital, Chennai, India, March 1997 – October 1997
Junior Consultant, Gastroenterology, Batra Hospital, New Delhi, India, January 1997 – March 1997
Post-graduate (subspecialty) resident in Gastroenterology at LTMMC and Sion Hospital, Mumbai, India, June 1994 – June 1996

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

All forms of Diagnostic Endoscopy, also including:

Colon Cancer Screening

Screening for Malignancy in Barrett’s oesophagus

Screening for Malignancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

All forms of Therapeutic Endoscopy, also including:

Treatment of GI bleeding

Removal of polyps

Endoscopic mucosal resection

Dilation and stenting of luminal structures in the gut

Advanced endoscopic interventions in biliary ducts and pancreas through ERCP

Inflammatory bowel disease

Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease

Treatment of Obesity – Medical as well as Endoscopic