Dr. Bharat Sapra

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Specialty: Gastroenterology

Practice Locations: NMC Royal Hospital, DIP, Dubai

Dr. Bharat Sapra is a Senior Consultant with over 25 years of enriching experience in Medicine, specialized in Gastroenterology. As a student, Dr. Bharat, a gold medalist, did his DM Gastroenterology from the prestigious institute PGIMER, Chandigarh, India and was working as Senior Professor and Consultant Gastroenterologist at SMS Medical College - Jaipur, India before joining NMC Royal Hospital, DIP.



His expertise includes Pancreato-Biliary ERCP, Therapeutic Gastro-duodenoscopy, and Colonoscopy. He has been doing a high volume of work in ERCP with 400 cases per year. 



Dr. Bharat is additionally trained in Linear EUS doing around 120 cases/year. Being a post-doctoral teacher and examiner, he has trained more than 50 post-doctoral fellows in Clinical Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy from various places. He has organized, attended, and delivered orations in various state and national conferences of Gastroenterology in India.



He has also published numerous articles in leading journals of clinical Medicine and has thorough command in his clinical practice seeing GI Oncology, Hepatology, Pancreato-Biliary diseases, IBD’s and other luminal cases apart from routine GE cases.



Dr Bharat has vast experience in Endoscopies of more than 20 years for both Pediatric and Adult. Dr Bharat has done more than 50% procedure independently, and rest supervised post-doctoral



Dr. Bharat ’s expertise includes diagnostics & therapeutic Endoscopies.



1. Upper GI Endoscopy



50,000 cases approximately done and or supervised till date. Annually approximately 3500 cases.




  • Variceal banding / Injection sclerotherapy

  • Dilatation (SG & Balloon – CRE/TTS)

  • Esophageal and Pyloric metallic stenting (SEMS)

  • Foreign body removal (Esophageal & Stomach)

  • Polypectomy

  • Metal clipping of ulcer bleed/Injection Therapy/Bands/APC

  • Biopsy of mucosal lesion/masses

  • APC

  • Narrow band imaging/Magnifying Endoscopy

  • Glue injection of gastric varices

  • Rigiflex Achalasia Balloon Dilation

  • PEG



2. Lower GI Endoscopies Colonoscopy with Ileoscopy and Sigmoidoscopies >8,000 cases done and or supervised trainees enrolled under him.




  • Polypectomy

  • APC

  • Stricture dilatation

  • Metallic stenting (SEMS)

  • Haemorrhoid bands/Injection Therapy



3. ERCP >5000 cases done and supervised till date before joining NMC




  • CBD stone removal with and without Sphincterotomy/sphincteroplasty/

  • basketing/balloon sweep/trapezoid/Lithotripsy/Precut

  • sphincterotomy

  • CA pancreas SEMS for Palliation

  • Cholangiocarcinoma and periampullary carcinoma SEMS

  • Pseudocyst drainage (Cysto Gastrostomy)

  • Treat Bile leak post Cholecystectomy

  • Chronic pancreatitis for strictures/stone

  • Biliary stricture (benign and malignant)

  • Pancreatic duct leak (Traumatic/Pancreatitis)

  • NBD

  • Remove internally migrated stents

  • Biopsy of masses



4. Endoscopic Ultrasound (Linear)




  • FNAC of SM masses/Lymph node/Mediastinal masses

  • Pseudocyst drainage using Linear EUS

  • Placement of Lumen Apposing Metal Stent (LAMS)



5. Capsule Endoscopy Reporting



6. Cholangioscopy trained



7. Trained in Balloon Enteroscopy.



8. Manometery



Dr. Bharat speaks English, Hindi & Punjabi.


Practice Locations

NMC Royal Hospital, DIP, Dubai
NMC Royal Hospital, DIP, Dubai

Plot # 598/122, Dubai Investments Park 1, Behind Falcon house, P.O.Box: 7832, Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

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