Dr. Nageshwar Reddy is currently the Chairman of Asian Institute of Gastroenterology and AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, India. Past President of World Endoscopy Organization. He graduated from Kurnool Medical College obtaining internal medicine, Masters in Madras Medical College and D.M in Gastroenterology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He subsequently worked as a Professor of Gastroenterology in Andhra Pradesh Health Sciences before setting up Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, a tertiary care Gastro intestinal Specialties Hospital. His main area of research interest has been in G.I. Endoscopy particularly in Therapeutic Pancreatio Biliary Endoscopy and Innovations in Transgastric Endoscopic Surgery. He has published over 670 papers in National & International Peer review journals and has contributed chapters in 20 International Text Books of Gastroenterology and has edited 8 G.I. Endoscopy Text Books.