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  • Dr Vikas Singhal

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, Gurgaon, India

    Consultant, 13 years of experience , MBBS, Fellowship Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Dr Vikas Singhal is a well-known Bariatric Surgeon in Gurgaon.
    • With an experience of over 13+years, he has worked with some of the finest colleges in India & Abroad.
    • Dr Singhal has completed his MBBS from the prestigious Maulana Medical College. Following which he did his MRCS from Glasgow and Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic GI & Bariatric Surgery from University Hospitals Cleveland, USA.
    • Dr Vikas Singhal is an American Board of Surgery certified surgeon and also certified from American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
    • He has several peer-reviewed indexed publications in GI surgery in international journals and has been awarded the best paper award by the Journal of GI Surgery and Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary tract, USA. 
    • He is an active member of some of the eminent organisation like American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastroenterological & Endoscopic Surgeon (SAGES), and Society for Surgeons of Alimentary Tract (SSAT), and American College of Surgeons (ACS).
    • Dr Vikas Singhal has his expertise in newer laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures for reflux disease, and complex hernia surgery including component separation techniques.


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  • Dr. Vidur Jyoti

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, Gurgaon, India

    HOD, 38 years of experience , MBBS, MS, Fellowship Max Super Specialty Hospital, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Dr. Vidur Jyoti is an accomplished Bariatric Surgeon with an experience of 38 years.
    • He specializes in Minimal access surgery such as Laparoscopic & Bariatric surgery and laser & endoscopic surgery.
    • Some of the treatments offered are Gall bladder and biliary tract surgery, minimally invasive surgical procedures, appendicitis and solid organ surgery.
    • He is a Member of Life Member of Association of Surgeons of India and a Fellow Member of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons..
    • Dr. Jyoti completed MBBS from Medical College (Amritsar, 1980) with an MS in General Surgery from Medical College (Amritsar, 1983). He is Fellow in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FMBS) with training in Laparoscopic Surgery from KEM Hospital (Mumbai). He also did training from Klinikum der Mannheim, Mannheim (Germany).
    • Further, he trained in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery from Ruby Hall Clinic (Pune), Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery from Apollo Hospital (Chennai) and Laser and Endoscopic Techniques from Lady Wellington Hospital (Chennai).
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  • Dr Randeep Wadhawan

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, New Delhi, India

    HOD, 21 years of experience , MBBS, MS, Fellowship Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Dr Randeep Wadhawan is one of the most renowned & coveted surgeons in the field of Bariatric Surgery in India.
    • With a thriving experience of over 21+ years, he has performed more than 30,000 laparoscopic surgeries till date.
    • Dr Wadhawan has completed his MBBS & MS (General Surgery) from PGIMS, Rohtak. Following which he has done his fellowship from Chicago, USA.
    • He has done a certified course & workshop in Bariatric surgery at the high volume International Centre of Excellence, Krankenhaus Sachenhausen, Frankfurt, Germany.
    • He is doing tailored Laparoscopic Metabolic procedures for remission of Diabetes Type II, at Fortis Hospital, which is one of the very few centres in India doing this procedures.
    • Dr Wadhawan  has an experience of more than 1000 MIPH (Minimally invasive procedure for haemorrhoids). 
    • He is one of the few surgeons in India who are has performed STARR procedure (Stapled Trans anal resection of the rectum) for patients of Rectal prolapse.
    • He has had the privilege to be a member of the team performing a Lap assisted PCNL for an ectopic Kidney- one of only 10, cases reported in the world in 2005.
    • Dr Wadhawan has been invited as faculty for guest lectures and has presented more than 100 papers on Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal, advanced Laparoscopic procedures and Bariatric surgeries in National , International conferences & CME’S regularly.
    • He has delivered Health talks at various renowned forums including Print and electronic media and various T.V. Channels.
    • Dr Randeep Wadhawan is the National faculty with the prestigious Johnson and Johnson Ethicon Endo-surgery Institute for Bariatric Surgery, Endohernia, MIPH, Laparoscopic solid organsprogram to train and teach surgeons from all over the country.
    • He is an active member of some of the renowned organisations like IAGES – Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons, AMASI – Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, ASI – Association of Surgeons of India, OSSI– Obesity Surgery Society of India, and IFSO– International Federation for the surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, APHS – Asia-Pacific Hernia Society.
    • Dr Randeep Wadhawan has his expertise in Advanced Laparoscopic & complex Gastrointestinal Surgeries, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries, Laparoscopic Urology & Laparoscopy in Pediatric patients.
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  • Dr. Mriganka Sekhar Sharma

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, Gurgaon, India

    Consultant, 18 years of experience , MBBS, MS, Fellowship  Highlights
    • Dr Mriganka Sekhar Sharma is a renowned Bariatric Surgeon in Gurgaon.
    • With an experience of over 18+ years, he has got the opportunity to work with some of the renowned institutes of India at key positions.
    • Dr Sharma has done his MBBS & MS from some of the most eminent institutes in India.
    • Dr Mriganka Sekhar Sharma has been awarded by several certifications by respected institutions like Certificate of PACE program on Mini Gastric Bypass, BLS and BTLS certificates by Indian Institute of Emergency Medical Services in association with Basic Trauma Life support International INC and American Heart Association
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  • Dr. Raja T

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 20 years of experience , MBBS, MD, DM Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Oncologist with Apollo hospital, Chennai.
    • Presented 5 International conferences and 5 National Conferences Recognition and Management of childhood acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Peripheral Hospitals Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics, Vol. 5 No 4 Oct-Dec 1997: 323 Amifostine, For Drug Review Ind. J MED & PED Oncol 1995, Vol.16:68-69 Chemotheraphy of Gastrointestinal Malignancies Ind J MED & PED Oncol 1995, Vol. 16: 93-98 Priapism in a child with Pelvic Rhabdomyosarcoma, A case report and review of Literature Ind J MED & PED Oncol 1995, Vol 16: 188-191
    • Member of renowned organisations such as Indian medical association.
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  • Dr. Rajesh Khullar

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, New Delhi, India

    Director, 33 years of experience , MBBS, MS Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Dr. Rajesh Khullar is a very experienced Bariatric Surgeon, practicing successfully for over 33 years.
    • He is known as one of the senior most Laparoscopic Surgeons in India.
    • His expertise is in treatment for Hepatobiliary Surgery, Upper GI Surgery, Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss and Obesity, Extra Peritoneal Repair of Inguinal Hernia, Thoracoscopic Surgical Procedures for Benign Condition of Thorax.
    • He takes keen interest in teaching and training and holds responsibility for arranging and organizing Live Workshops and Conferences to demonstrate and train students on Laparoscopic Surgery in India and Abroad.
    • He has also been invited as Skilled Guest Lecturer on Bariatric, Metabolic and Hernia Surgery in National and International Conferences.
    • He holds the chair of Accredited Faculty of National Board of Examination for Post Doctoral Fellowship on Minimal Access Surgery.
    • Besides, he is a Faculty of Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, New Delhi and a Teaching Faculty of CEMAST, Mumbai.
    • His prolonged service as a medical practitioner fetched him Life Membership of several prestigious associations like: International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (ELSA), Association of Surgeons India (ASI), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Society for Surgical Gastroenterology (ISG).
    • Moreover, he has been elected President of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI), President of Hernia Society of India (National Chapter of APHS), Joint Secretary of Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS), and Executive Member of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES).
    • Being a renowned teacher, trainer and practitioner, the doctor takes keen interest in research and publications and has co-authored text books. Along with Dr. Manish Baijlal he has penned the text book “Endohernia Repair”, Vol 1 and 2, published in 2004 and 2012.
    • He played an important role in collecting, forming, streamlining and editing the scientific contents of the manual “Minimal Access Surgery- Guidelines and Recommendations”, approved by the Ministry of Health, National Board of Examination, Medical Council of India, Indian Medical Association, Association of Gastrointestinal and Endosurgeons.
    • After graduating with MBBS from AFMC, Pune University in 1980, he pursued MS in General Surgery in PGI, Chandigarh in 1984.
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  • Dr. Rahul Tambe

    General Surgeon, Mumbai, India

    Consultant, 23 years of experience , MBBS, DNB Nanavati Super Specialty Hospital, Mumbai  Highlights
    • Dr. Rahul Tambe is an internal medicine specialist with 23+ years of experience.
    • He has experience in Intensive Care and Cardiac Care Unit.
    • He completed MBBS from Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni and DNB from Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.
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  • Dr. Manish Baijal

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, New Delhi, India

    Director, 22 years of experience , MBBS, DNB, MNAMS, Fellowship Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Dr. Manish Baijal is an experienced, proficient and renowned Bariatric Surgeon practicing successfully for more than 22 years.
    • The credit of doing scar less neck surgery for Thyroid and Para Thyroid Diseases for the first time goes to him.
    • He also performs surgery for Morbid Obesity (Weight Loss) and Metabolic Disorders (Bariatric Surgery) with much dexterity.
    • He has acquired great fame for performing surgery of abdominal Wall Hernias.
    • Besides, he does Biliary Surgery like: Gall Bladder Stone, Common Bile Duct Surgery etc.
    • He was declared winner in the “Excellence in Bariatric Surgery” Category by India News Health Awards in November 2016, awarded with the title “Surgeon of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery” by the Surgical Review Corporation, USA.
    • The doctor takes keen interest in teaching, and chairs the post of Teaching Faculty in Professional Affairs and Clinical Education (PACE) and Centre of Excellence (COE).
    • He is an Accredited Faculty of National Board of Examinations for Post Doctoral Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery and a Faculty Member of Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, New Delhi.
    • In his medical career spanning over two decades, the doctor has received Life Membership of numerous prestigious associations like: Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (ELSA), Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Society of Surgical Gastroenterology (ISG), Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS), Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI), International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO).
    • He was elected Honorary Treasurer of Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Society (APMBSS) and Hernia Society of India (HIS)- National Chapter of Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS).
    • He was also one of the Founder Members of Hernia Society of India.
    • He also played a key role in compiling, streamlining and editing the scientific contents of the Manual- “Minimal Access Surgery- Guidelines and Recommendations,” June 2000.
    • After graduating with MBBS from Kasturba Gandhi medical College, Manipal, 1992 he pursued DNB in General Surgery in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 1996. After that, he did MNAMS from National Board of Examination, 2000. Later he did FIAGES, Fellowship from Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons and FALS, Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. He received special training in Bariatric Surgery from Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
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  • Dr. Nikhil Agnihotri

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, New Delhi, India

    Consultant, 15 years of experience , MBBS, DNB Max Super Speciality hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Consultant in Department of Minimal Access Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Shalimar Bagh New Delhi
    • Amongst the few Board Certified Minimal Access Surgeon trained exclusively in Laparoscopic and Bariatric Procedures in India
    • An active member of the team starting advanced Proctology division and introducing Minimal invasive anal fistula treatment(MAFT) for complex anal fistula in Asia Pacific region


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  • Dr. Jagdish Chander

    General Surgeon, Noida, India

    Director, 31 years of experience , MBBS, MS Jaypee Hospital, Noida  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Director with department of Minimal Access surgery at Jaypee Hospital, Noida
    • Performed the maximum number of laparoscopic CBD explorations and laparoscopic pyelolithotomies in India with excellent results.
    • Performed more than 30,000 advanced laparoscopic surgeries that include nephrectomies, adrenalectomies, colectomies, gastrectomies, esophagectomies, Whipple’s procedure and bariatric surgeries
    • Adept in performing a wide range of surgical procedures including advanced laparoscopic procedures and management of polytrauma.
    • One of the first to perform immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer.
    • Honored with the “State award for excellence in Medicine” by the Government of NCT, Delhi


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Who are the best bariatric surgeons in India?

One study reveals that more than 10% of the doctors practicing in US and UK are India. Apart from the availability of modern medical technology, hospitals are staffed by expert healthcare professionals in the latest treatment methods. Mentioned below is the list:

  • Dr. Deep Goel

Dr. Deep Goel is a renowned Bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon in India with 23+ years of experience. He has completed training from the best medical centers around the world including Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, Royal London Hospital, Bagatelle Hospital and Bourdex, France. His areas of interest are Minimal Invasive Abdominal Cancer Surgery, Gastrectomy and general laparoscopic surgery.

  • Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala is an Indian bariatric surgeon and founder of Digestive Health Institute, which is the first Indian Centre for Excellence in Bariatric Surgery. He has performed surgeries on famous personalities of India, including President Nitin Gadkari, nawab Malik, State Cabinet minister Nitin Raut and more.

  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Kriplani

Dr. AK Kriplani has the credit of being first in India to perform laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic splenectomy and first laparoscopic whipple pancreatico-dudodenectomy in North India.

  • Dr. Arun Prasad

Dr. Arun Prasad has expertise in bariatric surgery by laparoscopy and robotics, Thoracoscopy and robotic thymectomy, endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis, Robotic and laparoscopic surgery for GI tract cancer, Laparoscopic hernia repair, Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILS), Minimally invasive surgery for piles, fistula ( MIPH) and more.

  • Dr. Jaydeep Palep

Dr. Jaydeep Palep is a bariatric surgeon has expertise in Sleeve Gastrectomy, Mini Gastric Bypass, Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, Revision Bariatric Surgery and more.

  • Dr. (Prof.) K.N. Srivastava

Dr. K.N. Srivastava is a laparoscopic surgeon with special interest in laparoscopic Surgery for Hernia and Gall Bladder, Anorectal Disorders including Piles and Fistula, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery. He was awarded WHO Fellowship at UK & USA by Govt. of India.


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