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Dr. Sunil Kumar Puri

Director Radiology

Director Radiology

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Dr Sunil Kumar Puri is a well known radiologist with a vast experience of more than 35 years in the field of radiology. He has special interest in GI radiology and Neuroradiology.  For most of his career he has worked as a teaching faculty at GB Pant Hospital and associated MAM College, one of the most prestigious institutions in Delhi. Starting as Assistant professor he had the privilege to rise to the post of Director-Professor and Head of department in the same institution.

He has 102 publications and has taken more than 100  lectures in various national and international academic conferences. He has been examiner for  MD and DNB  for various universities all over India and Nepal. He has also been associated as a national expert with various projects at IAEA, Vienna. He has undergone advanced MRI  Training at Prof Holst Training Center, Eindhoven,  Netherlands and  Brussels University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

Specialized Areas

  • Gastrointestinal radiology
  • Abdominal radiology
  • Percutaneous abdominal interventions
  • Neuroradiology
  • Cardiovascular radiology

Educational Background

  • MBBS, 1979, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University.
  • DTCD (Diploma in Tuberculosis &Chest diseases),1983, VP Chest Institute, Delhi University
  • MD, 1985, Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi University.


  • 2020 onwards – Director, Radiology Department, RGCIRC, New Delhi
  • 2004-20 – Head of Radiology Department, GB Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (Previously GB Pant Hospital), New Delhi
  • 1991-20 – Assistant Professor  to Director-Professor, Radiology, GB Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Delhi
  • 1988-90 – Pool-officer (CSIR), LN Hospital and assoc. MAM College, New Delhi
  • 1985-88 – Senior Resident, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
  • 1983-85 – Junior Resident , Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

Professional Journey


  • DNB examiner for National Board of Examinations since 2004.
  • MD examiner-AIIMS Delhi, PGIMER Chandigarh, SGPGI Lucknow, ILBS, GGSIP Univ, AFMC Pune, Nizam Institute Hyderabad , IOM Kathmandu and many other universities in India,
  • Examiner for  Post–doctoral  Diploma/PDCC/Fellowship/PhD : AIIMS, PGIMER, ILBS and SGPGI
  • Expert Faculty and  Chairperson  in a number of  National & International Conferences, CME and Workshops
  • Moderator for Postgraduate Refresher Courses in GI radiology -Annual Congress of European Society of Radiology, ECR 2010, 2017 & 2018, Vienna
  • Advanced MRI  Training at Prof Holst Training Center, Eindhoven,  Netherlands and  Brussels University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
  • Orations delivered:
  • MVK Shetty Oration -10th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Pediatric Radiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, 29 Sept 2012
  • Mihir Mitter Oration of Indian College of Radiology and Imaging for 2012 at 65th Annual Conference of IRIA at Hyderabad, 28th Jan 2012
  • Reviewer for National and International Journals
  • Journal of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology -CIRSE, Europe
  • European Radioloy
  • Polish Journal of Radiology
  • British Journal of Radiology – Case reports
  • British Medical Journal –Case reports
  • Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging
  • Tropical Gastroenterology
  • Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR)
  • IAEA International Research project , Vienna:Co-Chief Scientific Investigator:  International, multicenteric  research project of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna,  on Post-operative spinal imaging.
  • IAEA QUAADRIL Expert :  National expert from India trained as an auditor for IAEA for quality control programme of  international institutes. Organizing Co-chairman and Chairman, Scientific committee, 64th Annual Conference of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, New Delhi, Jan 28-31, 2011.
  • President of Indian Radiology and Imaging Association (IRIA), Delhi branch, for 2010-11 and President of Indian Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Delhi Chapter, 2012-13
  • Expert member of various high powered committees:
  • Chairman or Expert in a number of high powered committees related to purchase of equipments, selection of faculty, Board of research studies in various hospitals all over India.
  • Expert faculty for UGC, CSIR, INSA,HLL, CPA (GNCTD)
  • Designated inspector for MCI and NBE for granting accreditation to various medical institutes and universities for starting postgraduate courses in radiology.


  • Distinguished Teacher award for Excellence in Teaching by National Board of Examinations, 2015
  • Distinguished Services  award, by Delhi branch Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA), 2016
  • Awarded Fellowship of Indian College of Radiology and Imaging (ICRI), 2014
  • Academic Excellence Award for recognition of Distinguished contribution to Radiology, IRIA, Delhi State branch, 2017
  • President Appreciation Award by Delhi State Chapter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, 2013
  • Travel award by Royal Society of North America (RSNA) for one of five best Overseas research papers, 2011.


  • Papers published: 102 publications in National and International journals
  • Books: Brain Imaging-Case Review Series, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Book Chapters: 2
  • Guest lectures: 110
  • Orations: 2


  • Indian Radiological and Imaging  Association (IRIA)
  • Indian College of Radiology
  • European Society of Radiology (ESR), Vienna
  • Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE)
  • Indian Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (ISVIR),
  • Indian Society of Pediatric Radiology (ISPR)
  • Indian Society of Emergency Radiology (SER)
  • Society of Image Guided Therapies (SIGT)
  • Indian Federation of Ultrasound in Medical Sciences and Biology (IFUMB)

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