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- The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy(ASGE) has honoured Dr. Duvvur (D) Nageshwar Reddy with the renowned Rudolf V Schindler Award 2021
- He is the first Indian medical practitioner to win this award. He won the award for his work in the fie endoscopy.
- The award was presented at the ASGE’s 2021 Annual Crystal Awards virtual ceremony.
About Dr. D Nageshwar Reddy
- D Nageshwar Reddy won the Padma Shri award in 2002 and Padma Bhushan award in 2016.
- He is the Chairman and founder of Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG), Hyderabad, the biggest gastroenterology hospital in the world
- He is one of the first to promote endoscopy in India and has led the charge of educating numerous endoscopists all over the world.
- He has also won several awards including, –
1) The Master Endoscopist Award from ASGE in 2009
2) ASGE International Leadership Award in 2011
3) Fellow of American College of Gastroenterologv in 2012