Dr Jaya Agarwal

Consultant Pediatric Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

This is where you’ll find professional experience, skills and expertise of Dr Jaya Agarwal.

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Office Address & Timings

A-2 , Sarvodaya Nagar , Kanpur 208005, India T: 0512-3081111 , F: 0512-2213407

10:00 A.M. - 4.00 P.M. (Mon to Sat)


Opposite Madhuraj Hospital

Swaroop Nagar, Kanpur 


5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Mon-Sat)

Common diagnostic dilemmas

Common diagnostic dilemmas

When to consult

Endoscopic services, Manometry and pH merry

Endoscopic services, Manometry and pH merry

Scope of services

Pain abdomen in child can be serious!

Pain abdomen in child can be serious!

Difficulty in eating

Difficulty in eating

Jaundice in newborn

Jaundice in newborn

Does your child pass hard stools?

Does your child pass hard stools?

Child ate or swallowed something?

Child ate or swallowed something?

Is the child having blood in stools?

Is the child having blood in stools?

Does your child have liver problem?

Does your child have liver problem?

Does your child suffer from loose stools frequently?

Does your child suffer from loose stools frequently?

Endoscopic services, Manometry and pH merry

Endoscopic services, Manometry and pH merry

When to consult ??


Professional Experience

MD (Pediatrics),
Clinical  fellow Pediatric Hepatology  and liver transplantation, King’s college Hospital, London (UK),
Fellow at Pediatric Gastroenterology SGPGIMS,
Ex consultant Asian Instt of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad

Dr Jaya received her training as fellow in Pediatric Gastroenterology SGPGIMS, Lucknow for 3 years after completing her undergraduate and postgraduate education in Pediatrics .Subsequently she has worked as Consultant Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad for 4 years. She is also trained at world renowned pediatric liver transplant unit at King’s college hospital, London for a year.
Currently she is practising as consultant at Regency Hospital Kanpur , a tertiary care superspeciality hospital. With over 11 years of extensive experience in this field, she also 26 publications till date in international and national journals.


Awards & Accomplishments




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1.Awarded Om Prakash Memorial Young Investigator Award 2015 from Indian society of Gastroenterology.
2.International scholarship by United European Gastroenterology organization for UEGW 2014 at Vienna, Austria.
3. Presented paper at World congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2016, Montreal, Canada.
4. Presented paper at International Disease Digestive forum 2014, Hongkong
5.Presented paper in UEGW 2013 at Berlin, Germany on “Role of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in children: A large single centre experience.”
6.Presented paper in DDW 2012 at San Diego, USA on “Utility of ERCP in children with pancreatic diseases: An Indian Experience.”
7.Won 2nd prize in paper presentation on the topic “β blocker therapy: a viable option for making the liver biopsy possible in children with hypersplenism.” In INASL 2010, India
8.Won 1st prize in oral paper presentation on the topic “Revised Pediatric Acute Liver failure definition: Does It Hold True For Acute Viral Hepatitis Induced ALF?” in National Pediatric Gastroenterology conference at Mumbai, India in 2008.
9.Presented Paper on the topic “Toddler’s diarrhoea among Indian children: Recognition and differentiation from other known causes.” in National Pediatric Gastroenterology conference in Calicut , India in 2009.


Publications(total): 28

International (21), National (7)

1.Agarwal J. Pancreatobiliary Endoscopic Interventions for Pediatric Pancreatic Pathology. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 Nov;65(11):3091-3101. 

2.Agarwal J, Lakhtakia S. Endoscopic sphincterotomy in pediatric patients: do we know enough?.Endoscopy. 2017 May;49(5):425-426.

3. Agarwal J. It's time to ponder. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017Apr17.doi:10.1097/MEG.0000000000000887

4. Agarwal J.Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Jan20.doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000001521.

5. Agarwal J, Hasan A, Mehrotra M. Hepatogastric fistula. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 32 (2017) 1284 doi:10.1111/jgh.13794

6.Lakhtakia S, Agarwal J, Gupta R, Ramchandani M, Rakesh K, Nageshwar Reddy D. EUS-guided transesophageal drainage of peripancreatic fluid collections in children. Gastrointest Endosc 2015 Sep; 82(3): 587-8

7.Shrimal P, Agarwal J, Nageshwar Reddy D.A child with pancreatic mass. Gastroenterology. 2015 Dec;149(7):e5-6. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.04.052.

8.Avanthi SU, Ravi Kanth VV, Agarwal J, Lakhtakia S, Gangineni K, Rao GV, Reddy DN, Talukdar R. Association of Claudin2 and PRSS1-PRSS2 Polymorphisms with Idiopathic Recurrent Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: A Case-Control Study from India. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Dec: 30(12); 1796-801.

9.Poddar U, Shava U, Yachha SK, Agarwal J, Kumar S, Baijal SS, Srivastava A. β-Blocker therapy ameliorates hypersplenism due to portal hypertension in children. Hepatol Int. 2015 Jul;9(3):447-53.

10.Agarwal J, Kalapala R, Nageshwar Reddy D Utility of High-resolution Anorectal Manometry in Children With Chronic Constipation.Journal of Neurogastroenterology and motility 2015; S27; AB9

11.Agarwal J, Nageshwar Reddy D, Talukdar R, Lakhtakia S, Ramchandani M, Tandan M, Gupta R, Pratap N, Rao GV. ERCP in the management of pancreatic diseases in children. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Feb;79(2):271-8.

12.Srivastava A, Mathias A, Yachha SK, Agarwal J, Aggarwal R.Need for Immunization Against Hepatotropic Viruses in Children With Chronic Liver Disease: A Serological Study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Sep;59(3):393-7.

13.Agarwal J, Reddy DN. Diffuse Esophageal Spasm (DES) in Children Referred for Manometry. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2013 Jul;57(1):e8-9.

14.Poddar U, Agarwal J, Yachha SK, Srivastava A. Toddler's diarrhea: Is it an under-recognized entity in developing countries? J Trop Pediatr. 2013 Dec;59(6):470-5.

15.Poddar U, Yachha SK, Agarwal J, Krishnani N. Cure for immunetolerant Hepatitis B in children: is it an achievable target with sequential combo therapy with lamivudine & interferon? Journal of Viral Hepatitis.2013 May;20(5):311-6.

16.Agarwal J, Lakhtakia S, Reddy DN et al.Utility of Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and EUS guided interventions in children. UEG Journal 2013; 5: P763

17.Agarwal J , Poddar U, Yachha SK, A Srivastava. Refeeding syndrome in children in developing countries who have celiac disease.Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2012 Apr;54(4):521-4.

18.Agarwal J, Reddy DN, Talukdar R et al Utility of ERCP in children with pancreatic diseases: an Indian experience. Gastrointest Endosc 2012;75: AB309

19.SK Yadav, A Srivastava, A Srivastava, M AThomas, J Agarwal, CM Pandey, R Lal, SK Yachha, VA Saraswat, RK Gupta. Encephalopathy assessment in children with Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction with MR, psychometry and critical flicker frequency. Journal of Hepatology 2010;52 :348–354 .

20.Borkar VV, Poddar U, Thakral A, Agarwal J, Srivastava A, Yachha SK, Kumar S.

Intussusception in Celiac Disease: is it a common feature in Children?J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul 7. doi: 10.1111/jgh.13865.

21.Agarwal J, Hasan A, Mehrotra M, Kapoor R. Fatty liver: Think of cholesteryl ester storage disease.Turk J Gastroenterol 2019; 30(Suppl 3): S137-S912

National (7):

22. Mohan N, Mathai J, Bolia R, Agarwal J, Srivastava R, Borkar VV. Diagnosis and Management of Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease in Children: Recommendations of Pediatric Gastroenterology Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN).Indian Pediatr Epub Jul 2021.

23. Agarwal J, Mehrotra M, Hasan A. Capsule endoscopy as diagnostic aid in obscure gastrointestinal bleed in a child.  Tropical Gastroenterology 2019 38 (4), 245-247.

24. Agarwal J, G.Deepika. Macroamylasemia: A benign cause for high serum amylase. Indian Pediatr. Jun 2015.

25. Agarwal J. Effect of Infliximab 'Top-down' Therapy on Weight Gain in Pediatric Crohn's Disease. Indian Pediatr. 2013 Jun 8;50(6):615-6.

26.Agarwal J. Chronic constipation.Invited review.Indian J Pediatr.2013 Dec;80(12):1021-5.

27.Agarwal J.Congenital Chylous Ascites and Lymphedema in Down's Syndrome: Correspondence. Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Oct;80(10):886.

28.Poddar U, Agarwal J, Yachha SK. Atypical manifestations of hepatitis A in children. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2010 Sep;29(5):209

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