Dr. M Asha Subbalakshmi is the Director & HOD of Interventional Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases at Continental Hospitals. With over 20 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology, Dr. Asha is regarded among the best gastroenterologists and is the top female gastroenterologists in Hyderabad. She has also received extensive training in liver transplants and has been an integral part of the Liver Transplant Team at reputed hospitals in the city. Dr. Asha has a keen interest in treating conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, small bowel bleeds, enteral nutrition, chronic calcific pancreatitis, GI problems in women and endoscopic ultrasound. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Asha has presented several national and international publications on numerous crucial Gastroenterology topics that have earned her praise from her colleagues around the world. As a DM student, Dr. Asha was the recipient of the best paper award for her pioneering work, “Precut Vs Needle Knife Sphincterotomy in Bilary & Pancreatic Diseases” by the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India. For her decades of service, Dr. Asha has received prestigious awards like Times of India Healthcare Achievers Legend in Gastroenterology- March ‘17; Sujana Award for Professional Excellence- June ’16. Dr. Asha has vast teaching experience and has trained several DNB and DM students. She is sought after by international doctors for training in Endoscopy and advanced procedures. Dr. Asha is a life member of API, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Reviewer- GI Endoscopy Journal, Member- American society of GI Endoscopy-ASGE and former Joint Secretary ISG-AP Chapter.