Prof. Dr. Amit Maydeo is currently the Chairman of the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences at the Global hospital in Mumbai, India, and has been the Past President of the Society of GI Endoscopy of India.
His main research interest has been in the field of Gastroenterology and GI Endoscopy. He has done original and pioneering work in this speciality and launched many new procedures for treating patients using minimally invasive endoscopic techniques.
Prof Maydeo was the first to introduce the POEM, STER & ARMS procedures in India in 2012 and launched India’s first Bariatric endoscopy program in 2018.
He has published 91 papers in National and International peer reviewed journals and has written chapters in 9 textbooks on GI Endoscopy and related topics.
He is on the International editorial board of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Endoscopy and is a Co-Editor of the Endoscopy International Open journal. He has received the outstanding reviewer award from GIE for the past 4 consecutive years.
Prof Maydeo has been a visiting faculty for more than 200 endoscopy workshops all over the world and has himself conducted 21 International LIVE endoscopy workshops in Mumbai over the past 25 years.
Prof Maydeo was recognized by the Government of India in the year 2013 when he received the countries 3rd highest civilian award (Padmashri) for his outstanding contribution to the field of medicine and gastroenterology from the President of India.
Dr Maydeo was appointed as Emeritus Professor in the department of Surgery at the Seth GS Medical College in 2019 in Mumbai.
Prof Maydeo has also been an award winner in the 1st World Cup of Endoscopy held in Chicago during the DDW and was selected to be a member of the jury for the endoscopy world cup during DDW 2016.
Prof Maydeo is an avid teacher and runs a popular Endoscopy training institute called as the Endoscopy Gurukul where aspiring young endoscopists from India and abroad are taught basic as well as advanced GI Endoscopic procedures.