Dr. Philip Augustine
CEO & Chairman – Medical Services
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)
Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi.
he is a winner of Olympus Mitra Endoscopy Award, is one of the best known Gastroenterologists of the country and a leading expert in pancreatic diseases. He is a pioneer in therapeutic endoscopy in India and was one of the first to establish therapeutic pancreatobiliary endoscopy in the country. He organized one of the best known medico-surgical gastroenterology units in the country which has done pioneering work in tropical pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. As an eminent healthcare administrator, he set up the prestigious corporate hospital like Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi.
A member of the ICMR panel of experts in Pancreatology, he was the President of the Indian Pancreas Club. He is also credited with the first authentic report of existence of Crohn’s Diseases in India in 1995. He was conferred with Padma Award in the year 2010 for his contribution to the healthcare sector.