Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala is a laparoscopic / obesity surgeon with 22+ years of experience.
He has performed Bariatric Surgery on Eman Ahmed – heaviest women in the world. He also successfully operated the heaviest man in Asia.
He is one of the only Indian surgeons to demonstrate live surgery in almost every Asian country.
He has performed the largest number of single-incision sleeve gastrectomy surgeries in the world.
Dr. Lakdawala has performed sleeve gastrectomy surgery on Jayesh Malukani, one of the youngest Indian patients.
He has bagged many awards including, Rotary International Award for Young Achiever’s 2010, Humanitarian of the Year Awarded by All India Human Rights Association 2007, Ranbaxy Award for Best Thesis at MS Exams, Silver Medal at Shirin Mehtaji Oration and Gold Medalist in Anatomy at First Year MBBS.
He is a member of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Asian Endosurgery Task Force (AETF), Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons Group (APBSG), Obesity Surgeons Society of India (OSSI) and IAGES Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons.
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Work Experience of Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala
Professor, BYL Nair Hospital – A Teaching Hospital, Mumbai
MS, B.Y.L.Nair Hospital, University of Mumbai
MBBS, Grant Medical College, University of Mumbai
1. Rotary International Award for Young Achiever’s 2010 2. Humanitarian of the Year Awarded by All India Human Rights Association 2007 3. Ranbaxy Award for Best Thesis at MS Exams 4. Silver Medal at Shirin Mehtaji Oration 5. Gold Medalist in Anatomy at First Year MBBS
Authored a chapter on Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in a book on Advanced Laparoscopy first edition, Jaipee Publications
TampiC, Lotwala V, Lakdawala M, Coelho K. ‘Retrorectal cyst hamartoma (tailgut cyst) with malignant transformation’. Gynecol Oncol 2007;105:266-8
M. Lakdawala, S. R. Chaube, Y. Kazi, A. Bhasker and A. Kanchwala. Internal hernia through an iatrogenic defect in the falciform ligament: a case report.Hernia 2009 Apr;13(2):217-9.
David S. Beebe, Sunita Goel, Muffazal Lakdawala, Megan Olejniczak, John Jochman, Harpreet Singh, Sayeed Ikramuddin, Kumar G. Belani. ‘Surgery for Obesity: India versus USA - A Snapshot Perioperative Care Comparison at Two Centers’, J Anaesth Clin Pharmacol 2010; 26(2): 157-161
M. Lakdawala, A. Bhasker. ‘Recommendations For the use of Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery for treatment of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Asian Population’ Lakdawala M, Bhasker A: Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery(ACMOMS), Obes Surg.2010 Jul;20(7):929-36.
Muffazal Lakdawala, Aparna Bhasker, Dheeraj Mulchandani, Sunita Goel, Sneha Jain. ‘Comparison Between the Results of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in the Indian Population: A Retrospective 1 Year Study.’ Obesity Surgery, 2010, Jan;20(1):1-6
M. Lakdawala, N.H. Muda, S. Goel, A. Bhasker. Single-incision sleeve gastrectomy versus conventional laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy - A randomized pilot study. Obesity Surgery. 10.1007/s11695-011-0478-y.
Davide Lomanto, Wei-Jei Lee, Rajat Goel, Jeannette Jen-Mai Lee, Asim Shabbir, Jimmy BY So, Chih-Kun Huang, Pradeep Chowbey, Muffazal Lakdawala, Barlian Sutedja, Simon K. H. Wong, Seigo Kitano, Chin Kin Fah, Hildegardes C. Dineros, Andrew Wong, Anton Cheng,
Shanker Pasupathy, Sang Kuon Lee, Paisal Pongchairerks and Tran Binh Giang. Bariatric Surgery in Asia in the Last 5 Years (2005–2009). Obes. Surg. 10.1007/s11695-011-0547
International Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert Panel. International Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert Panel Consensus Statement: best practice guidelines based on the experience of _12,000 cases. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 8 (2012) 8–19
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