IJCP & eMediNexus congratulates Dr Ajay Kumar on receiving ASGE Honorary Awards-International Excellence Award


eMediNexus    23 June 2018

This year’s recipient of ASGE Honorary Awards- “International Excellence Award”, Dr Ajay Kumar is the second Indian to have received the prestigious award. The only other Indian to have been bestowed the award was Dr Nageshwar Reddy in the year 2011.

International Service Award is a distinguished honor presented to an international member who has served in a significant way to advance the mission of the Society in the International community.

Dr Ajay Kumar was presented the award at the ASGE Crystal Awards in Washington. ASGE honoured several outstanding gastroenterologists who have contributed to the advancement of GI endoscopy during the Annual Crystal Awards Dinner on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Hosted by ASGE and the ASGE Foundation, the gala was held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Centre in Washington DC.

In Dr Ajay Kumar’s words; “There is no greater honor than being honoured by your own peers.”

He further added, “As an ASGE member, I was always impressed by the way the Society was organized to provide leadership and guidance in the field of GI endoscopy and has done an impressive job in spreading education and establishing quality in endoscopy throughout the world. I feel honored to join the list of some of the most eminent contributors in the field of GI endoscopy across the world.”

Dr Ajay Kumar is currently Chairman, Fortis Escorts Liver and Digestive Diseases Institute, New Delhi, India.

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