Dr. B Prakash Shankar is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist based in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He graduated from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, as a Gold Medallist and University topper. He subsequently obtained the MD (General Medicine) postgraduate degree from Madurai Medical College and the DM (Gastroenterology) superspeciality degree from Kilpauk Medical College. He has trained in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures such as endoscopic band ligation,... [+]



  • Member, Tamil Nadu Chapter of Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Member, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in India.
  • Member, European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.


  • Torrent Young Scholar Award South Zone Medal. On participation in: National Level Competition for Torrent Young Scholar Talent Search Award in Medical Gastroenterology.


  • University Gold Medal in Medical Gastroenterology. The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu.


  • Gold Medal in Medical Gastroenterology. Indian Society of Gastroenterology Tamil Nadu Chapter.



Poster Presentation: A study of screening colonoscopy in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Asia Pacific Association for Study of Liver Diseases. Liver Meet 2013. Singapore, 2013.


Video Presentation: Hepatitis B Awareness Speech. Details about the dreaded Hepatitis B virus.

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