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Pro-President/Pro Vice Chancellor

Pro-President/Pro Vice Chancellor of MGUMST

Vinay K Kapoor

Professor of the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Hospital (MGMCH), Jaipur Rajasthan INDIA

Pro Vice Chancellor
Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology (MGUMST), Jaipur Rajasthan INDIA

Dr Kapoor obtained MBBS and MS from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi where he also served as Assistant Professor of Surgery. He then served the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) Lucknow for more than three decades (1989-2021), including as the Professor (and Head of the Department) of Surgical Gastroenterology.

Dr Kapoor has been a Visiting Professor to the King’s College Hospital, London UK and the International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia; and Consultant Surgeon at the Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi UAE.

Areas of interest: gall bladder cancer, bile duct injury, pancreatoduodenectomy, acute pancreatitis, abdominal tuberculosis, scientific communication

Dr Kapoor has been a Fulbright Fellow to USA, UICC Fellow to USA, Commonwealth Fellow to UK, PN Berry Educational Trust Fellow to UK, DAAD Fellow to Germany, and ACU Fellow to Malaysia/ Singapore.


Dr Kapoor has been awarded the Dr BC Roy National Award for Eminent Medical Teacher by the Medical Council of India (MCI), DBT Biotechnology Overseas Associateship (Australia) and ICMR International Fellowship for Senior Bio-Medical Scientists (UK).

Dr Kapoor has been an examiner for MRCS at the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh, England and Glasgow (UK); HAAD Abu Dhabi UAE; University Kebangsan Malaysia (UKM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, University of Technology Mauritius and BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal.

Dr Kapoor has been an examiner for MCh, AIIMS, New Delhi; ILBS, New Delhi; PGIMER, Chandigarh; Delhi University, Delhi and   MGR Medical University, Chennai; for Diploma, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi and expert for Selection Committee – AIIMS, New Delhi; AIIMS, Bhopal; AIIMS, Rishikesh; ILBS, New Delhi; NEIGRIHMS, Shillong

Dr Kapoor has published books on clinical surgery, operative surgery, gall bladder cancer, post-cholecystectomy bile duct injury, surgery of bile ducts, acute pancreatitis, pancreatoduodenectomy, venous thromboembolism, and on Mahatma Gandhi.

Dr Kapoor has more than 200 publications including book chapters, editorials, leading articles, review articles, original articles, etc.

Dr Kapoor has been an invited speaker at conferences (AAPI, APAGE, APCC, APDW, AHPBA, A-PHPBA, FELAC, IASGO, ICS, IGSC, IHPBA, ISDS, ISW, JSGS, JSHBPS, JSS, KASL, KSHPBS, RACS, RCST, SAGES, SSAT) and institutions in Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, UK and USA.

Dr Kapoor has delivered orations of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG), National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) and Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI).

With 233 published papers and rank 968 in the field of Surgery, the only surgeon from India to be included in a global list of the top 100,000 and top 2% scientists of the World in all fields in a study published by a team of three scientists, led by Dr John PA Ioannidis, from the Stanford University Stanford CA USA on 16 October 2020 in the PLoS (Biology).