Dr. Gaurav Muktesh

Specialist Gastroenterologist

Specialty: Gastroenterology

Practice Locations: NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

Dr Gaurav Muktesh is an experienced gastroenterologist with extensive experience in the field of clinical gastroenterology and endoscopy. He did his MD in internal medicine from University college of medical sciences (UCMS), Delhi University and further did his gastroenterology fellowship (DM Gastroenterology) from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) Chandigarh which is a 2000 bedded tertiary care academic center of national importance in India. He secured top ranks in various entrance exams to pursue his passion in gastroenterology from the best institutes. He then worked as a faculty at PGI Chandigarh and was a mentor to budding gastroenterologists. He trained young gastroenterologists in clinical gastroenterology and advanced endoscopic procedures.



He was subsequently a visiting fellow at Academic medical center, Amsterdam, Netherlands which is a center of international repute and upgraded his skills by learning from the stalwarts in the field of Gastroenterology. He cleared European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ESEGH) conducted by British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and the European Section and Board of Gastroenterology (ESBGH) in the first attempt, exemplifying his international standards of knowledge and acumen. He won the best endoscopic procedure video award by Indian society of Gastroenterology in 2020 and was awarded Asia pacific digestive disease week travel grant by Indian society of Gastroenterology in 2018.



He has performed over 10,000 endoscopic procedures including complex interventional endoscopic procedures in his career including endoscopies, colonoscopies, ERCPs and endoscopic ultrasound. He has been a faculty and an invited speaker in the area of interventional endoscopy.



He is one of the few gastroenterologists in UAE who is highly skilled and proficient in the field of Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and related procedures. Dr Gaurav has performed over 2500 endoscopic ultrasound procedures (diagnostic and therapeutic) including EUS guided FNA/FNB,EUS guided pancreatic fluid collection drainages, EUS guided biliary drainages, EUS guided celiac plexus neurolysis, EUS guided fundal varix coil and glue and EUS guided pancreatic ductal interventions. He can also perform Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) procedure, which is a latest incisionless endoscopic treatment for a disorder of swallowing called achalasia cardia.



He has numerous international publications to his credit and he has presented his work at various international platforms.



He speaks English, hindi, punjabi and understands sindhi and marathi.





Expert in following disorders:




  • Epigastric pain/burning/boating/early satiety

  • Gastroesophageal reflux/ heartburn

  • Constipation,

  • Colon cancer screening

  • Jaundice/gallbladder stones/bile duct stones

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Ulcerative colitis/Crohns disease

  • Fatty liver/ liver cirrhosis and related complications

  • Bleeding from mouth/rectum

  • Cancers of GI tract

  • Polyps in stomach/duodenum/colon

  • Pancreatic disorders (pancreatitis, pancreatic cancers, pancreatic cysts)

  • Difficulty of swallowing (Achalasia cardia/ esophageal dysmotility etc)





Proficiency in procedures:




  • Endoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic)

  • Colonoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic)

  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP)

  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS, diagnostic and therapeutic)

  • Enteroscopy

  • Cholangioscopy

  • Manometry

  • Peroral endoscopic myotomy

  • Endoscopic weight loss procedures

  • Capsule endoscopy


Practice Locations

NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai
NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

Amman Street , Next to Bait Al Khair Building, Al Nahda 2, P.O.Box: 7832, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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