Dr. Amal Premchandra Upadhyay

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Dr. Amal Upadhyay is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Aster Hospital, Mankhool. Before his assignment in Dubai at Aster Hospital, Dr Amal served as a Senior Consultant in Gastroenterology at the Royal Hospital – a Tertiary Multi Speciality Hospital managed by the Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman.


  1. MRCP (UK), Royal College of Physicians, UK, 2006
  2. DM (Gastroenterology), LT Municipal Medical College, University of Bombay, India, 1996
  3. DNB (Gastroenterology), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1996
  4. MD (Internal Medicine), BJ Medical College, Gujarat University, India, 1994
  5. MBBS, BJ Medical College, Gujarat University, India, 1991
  6. Memberships/Fellowship:
  • 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


  • Dip.N.B. (Gastroenterology), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India, 1996

Professional Experience:

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

Special Interests:

All forms of Diagnostic Endoscopy, also including: 

  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Screening for Malignancy in Barrett’s esophagus
  • 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