About us


UGI Endoscopy in progress

Dr. Neeraj Nagpal MBBS,MD(Med)
Fellow of International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA)
Member American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (MASGE)
Member European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (MESGE)
Member Indian Society of Gastroenterology (MISG)
Member Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (MSGEI)
Member Indian National Association for study of Liver (MINASL)
Ex President Indian Medical Association Chandigarh State(IMA)
Director and Chief Endoscopist Hope Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Clinic,


Dr Neeraj Nagpal received his medical training at Christian Medical College ludhiana and PGIMER Chandigarh.He did his graduation and postgraduation at  CMC Ludhiana where he was introduced to GI Endoscopy and thereafter he joined PGIMER Chandigarh in Department of Hepatology where he received training in GI Endoscopy under expert guidance of Dr J B Dilawari & Dr Y Chawla.After leaving PGI he started Hope Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Clinic,  Chandigarh in 1991 to provide open access GI Endoscopy services to patients in this region.One of the major achievements he has to his credit is to popularise the procedure of GI Endoscopy.The fear of the procedure in the minds of the people has been reduced by him through patient and primary physician education.He introduced documentation way back in 1995 providing photographic records of various endoscopic procedures.He pioneered many endoscopic procedures in private sector in the region and his achievements have been published regularily.He has dedicatedly given service to people in this region in his chosen field. He improved his skills regularily and recieved further training in therapeutic ERCP in 1997 at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology Hyderabad from Dr D Nageshwar Reddy.He is an active member of Indian society of Gastroenterolory (ISG),Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India(SGEI) and Indian Association for the Study of the Liver(INASL).He has now been accepted as member American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for past many years.He was recently awarded Fellowship of International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA).He has served as Secretary of Indian Medical Association Chandigarh for two terms and President of the Association 2004-05.He also compiled two books on Medical negligence besides professional publications in international and national journals.He regularily contributes articles in national press on subjects related to medical field. He has organized many CME’s and Medical Conferences in his long career.He is a regular speaker at various Conferences at local and regional level where he has received many awards and honours.He regularily participates at national Conferences of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, INASL & SGEI .He regularily upgrades his skills by attending the various Endoscopy workshops organized over the years by Dr Amit Maydeo, Dr Randhir Sud, Dr Mahesh Goenka, Dr Ajay Kumar and Dr D.Nageshwar Reddy all internationally acclaimed doyens in the field of GI Endoscopy.He has himself performed more than 60000 endoscopic procedures including nearly all known therapeutic Endoscopy procedures to date in last 20 yrs but still considers himself a student in his field, always wanting to learn more.

Dr.Neeraj Nagpal Dr.Neeraj Nagpal


Hope Clinics as you may be aware has been the pioneer in the field of open access GI Endoscopy in this region since 1991. We have won the appreciation of thousands of grateful patients and their referring doctors. The stress on quality at our centre is unparalleled and we were the first in this region to supply photographic documentation since 1995. We have had many other firsts to our credit but suffice to say that technologically we are uncomparable. Patient safety is given a premium with us and our record speaks for itself. With addition of therapeutic ERCP in 1998 we completed our armamentorium in the GI endoscopy unit. We placed our first Self expanding metal stents in esophagus in 1998 and in the bile duct in 1999. We have had our share of complications which we have mostly managed at our own state of the art operation theater facility.

About 4000 sq.ft. of covered  area is being used for hospital premises and our nursing home is centrally located in the city . Ours is one of the first Nursing homes to be approved by the Chandigarh administration ( Estate office) .We are a 15 bedded hospital with  deluxe, AC private rooms and a general ward .All our rooms are spacious  with an attached toilet. All rooms have a TV and  have  centralised Oxygen supply. A pantry is available as well as tea/coffee vending machine for the convenience of patients and their relatives.   

Our Operation theatre is well equipped with state of  art elecromatic OT table, Pulse Oxymeters, defibrillators, Central Oxygen supply, C-Arm for intra-op Cholangigram. All Laproscopic equipment is available with us and we have recently added state of art latest Erbe Cautery to our equipment. We pride ourselves on our zero post operative infection rate. There is a twenty four hour  generator and invertor back up available.

 Nursing Home & Hospital in Chandigarh Hospital in Chandigarh

Since 1998 we have diversified into other endoscopic fields like hysteroscopy , laproscopy and are now routinely performing complex laproscopic gall bladder and gynaecological surgeries like Laproscopic hysterectomy. We are well equipped and well staffed with very high nurse to patient ratio with round the clock emergency services available. Your patient here is in good hands with facilities like generator backup, ambulance, cardiac monitors, pulse oxymeter, central oxygen supply, defibrillator and ventillator . We are approved by major insurance companies and third party administrators for mediclaim and for cashless hospitalization. Only some interesting endoscopies done with videoscopes have been shown in this website. No photograph shown here is taken from any other source except our own data bank. These may be used for educational purposes but cannot be reproduced in any form.

During this period we have provided endoscopy services to patients from Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Yamunanagar, Ambala, Karnal, Sirhind, Mandigobindgarh, Ropar, Nangal, Mandi, Sundernagar, Bilaspur, Kulu, Manali, Shimla,Nahan, Solan, Baddi , Nalagarh, Jammu, Saharanpur and many other surrounding places.We have patients who are NRIs who come to us for opinion and proceduresfor chronic diseases like Ulcerative Colitis.

Hope Clinic & maternity Centre Chandigarh