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Internal Medicine

Dr. Rajeev Gupta


Internal Medicine


Chairman - Preventive Cardiology, General Medicine, Research & Academics & Chairman - Medical Sciences

About Doctor

Dr Rajeev Gupta is Chaiman, Preventive Cardiology and Medicine, Eternal Heart Care Centre & Research Institute, Mount Sinai New York Affiliate, Jaipur; Honorary Professor (Medicine), Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Jaipur; and Distinguished Scientist, Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur. He is a member of Project Approval Committees for the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and was a Board Member of the World Heart Federation, Geneva. He is the current president The of Indian Society of Hypertension, and Convenor-Prevention Council, Cardiological Society of India (CSI).

He is a pioneer in cardiovascular epidemiology in India, member of steering committee of major epidemiological studies such as PURE, INSPIRE, MDS, CREATE, IHW and JHW, and international collaborator for GBD and NCD RisC studies. He has more than 1100 scientific publications, with ≈700 original articles and reviews in peer-reviewed journals including the Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, JAMA, JACC and BMJ, 125 book chapters and 5 books. He has more than 190,000 citations at Google Scholar and 115,000 citations at PubMed. He has been an invited speaker at conferences of European Society of Cardiology, American College of Cardiology, World Heart Federation, International Society of Hypertension, European Society of Hypertension, and International Diabetes Federation. He received CSI-DP Basu Award in 1994, ICMR-Chaturvedi Memorial Award in 1995, CSI-VV Shah NSPHERE Oration in 2000, Lancet-ESC Lecture in 2019, and CSI- Umarani Banerjea Oration in 2022. He has presented invited lectures at Oxford University (UK) and Mount Sinai Hospital (New York). He has been consistently among the top 1% of global scientists and is currently ranked 1st in India and 108th globally in medicine, cardiology, and hypertension research. As a teacher at various medical colleges and institutions, he has mentored hundreds of medical students and guided scores of PhD, MD/DNB (Medicine), MPhil and MSc students at the University of Rajasthan and the National Board of Examinations. He is currently the editor the of RUHS Journal of Health Sciences. He participates regularly in public health-education programs at local and national forums, television, and social media.

Education & Experience

  • MBBS, Sardar Patel College, Bikaner.
  • Distinctions/ Honours in Physiology, Anatomy, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Surgery, Medicine & Community Medicine.
  • MD (Medicine), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.
  • PhD (Social & Preventive Medicine-Cardiovascular epidemiology), SMS Medical College, Jaipur

Work Experience

  • Chairman, Academic & Research Development Unit, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Government of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
  • Senior Consultant & Head of Medicine, Director- Research & Academics, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur, India
  • Professor of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Jaipur
  • Head of Medicine & Cardiology, Monilek Hospital & Research Centre, Jaipur
  • Worked at Cornell University, New York & Hammersmith Hospital, London

Special Interests

  • Pioneer in Coronary Heart Disease & Hypertension Epidemiology in India.
  • Established the first Cardio-vascular Epidemiology Research Laboratory in non-governmental sector in the country.

Awards & Honours

  • Cardiological Society of India-Umarani Banerjea Oration, 2022
  • Lipid Association of India Lifetime Achievement Gold Medal, 2021
  • Indian Society of Hypertension Dr VV Muthusamy Gold Medal, 2018
  • Indian Society of Hypertension Dr RJ Wegmann Gold Medal, 2014
  • Hypertension Society of India Dr SN Shah Award, 2006
  • Cardiological Society of India -VV Shah NSPHERE Oration, 2000
  • Indian Council of Medical Research-Chaturvedi Memorial Award, 1997
  • Cardiological Society of India -DP Basu Award, 1994
  • Pfizer Gold Medal for Postgraduate Study, 1976
  • University of Rajasthan Sawai Mansingh Gold Medal for MBBS, 1975


More than 900  publications including 600 Original Articles and 100 Book Chapters 

OPD Time

Days: Monday to Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Room Number: 2
Contact: +91-9549158888
Address: Eternal Hospital, 3 A Jagatpura Road,
Near Jawahar Circle, Jaipur 302017