Dr.C.E. Eapen is a well-known Gastroenterologist in the state of Tamil Nadu. With a distinguished career in academics and clinical practice spanning over three decades, he is currently Consultant in Gastroenterology and Professor at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Dr.C.E. Eapen completed his MBBS, MD, DM and DNB superspeciality degree in Gastroenterology from Christian Medical College, Vellore. He also held the post of Professor and Medical Superintendent at Christian Medical College, Vellore, for several years. He was also a Visiting Clinical and Research Fellow at Liver Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK, from 2003 to 2005, and has also held the post of Senior Registrar at Dept. of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia. Dr.C.E. Eapen has numerous research publications to his name, either as first author or co-author, in prominent national and international indexed journals. He was awarded the Young Clinicians Award by the Indian Society of Gastroenterology for the year 2001. Also he received Sheila Sherlock Fellowship award in 2004 by the European Association for the Study of Liver.