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  • Dr Satish N

    General Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Senior Consultant, 25 years of experience , , , Manipal Hospital Formerly Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Bangalore (Yeshwanthpur)  Highlights
    • Dr. Satish is a renowned Laparoscopic and General Surgeon with 25+ experience.
    • Operated major Gastro-Intestinal and Bariatric surgeries like Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Bariatric surgery, complex hernia repair, complex high anal fistula repair, Acute Trauma management, Acute Surgical Intensive Care, comprehensive stoma management, thyroid, and neck surgery.
    • His expertise lies in treating Basic upper and lower GI Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy, Thyroid and neck Surgery, Breast Surgery, Diabetic septic foot care, High anal fistulas, and Hepatobiliary, and Pancreatic Surgeries.
    • He has vast experience in dealing with almost all the major complex GI surgeries, like Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Bariatric surgery, complex hernia repair, complex high anal fistula repair, Acute Trauma management, etc.
    • He has done fellowships all around the world from some of the very prestigious institutions.

    Piles Colectomy Pancreatectomy Hernia Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy
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  • Dr. Pradeep Chowbey

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, New Delhi, India

    Director, 35 years of experience , , , Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Dr Pradeep Chowbey is one of the most renowned & experienced Laparoscopic Surgeons in India.
    • With a thriving experience of over 35 + years, he is counted amongst the best few Bariatric Surgeons in World.
    • Dr Chowbey has completed his MBBS & MS (General Surgery) from the renowned Government Medical College, Jabalpur, and MP.
    • Adding to his credits ,he has received training from some of the eminent institutes world-wide like :
      • Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bombay – Gastroenterological Surgery
      • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer hospital, New York, USA – Hepatobiliary Malignancy and Breast Diseases.
      • Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital London, U.K. – Hepatobiliary Malignancy and Breast Diseases.
      • Singapore General Hospital, Singapore – “Laparoscopic Surgery” with Prof. Mohan Chellappa.
      • University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – “Laparoscopic Surgery”.
      • Siloah Hospital, Hannover, Germany – “Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery” with Prof. Ludwig.
      • John Hopkins Institute, Baltimore, USA – “Advanced Minimal Invasive Surgery”
      • Cleveland Clinic, Ohio – “Gastric Bypass” with Dr Philip Schauer
      • Monarch University, Geelong, Australia – “Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries” with Dr Paul Obrien
      • Mount Sinai Medical Centre, Miami Beach, Florida – “Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries” with Dr Michel Gagner.
    • Dr Pradeep Chowbey has had the privilege to be the surgeons of some of the renowned personalities like his Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr KR Narayanan (President of India), Mr Devisingh Sekhawat, Mr Rakesh Mehta IAS, Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta.
    • He has been the :
      • First Honorary Consultant in Laparoscopic surgery to Armed Forces Medical Services of India(AFMC)
      • The first person to perform Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Sri Lanka.
      • The first person to perform simultaneous Laparoscopic splenectomy on a patient scheduled for renal transplant with ITP.
    • Dr Chowbey was one of the few surgeons to recognize and acknowledge the increasing prevalence of obesity in India.
    • He has performed more than 70,000 surgeries till date.
    • Dr Chowbey has conducted and actively participated in more than 500 national and international workshops and prestigious conferences including World congresses, Asia Pacific Conferences and SAARC countries conferences.
    • He had been invited by various prestigious organizations & foundations in the country & abroad to deliver many orations, key- note addresses and guest lectures.
    • He has represented India as Governor to the Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (ELSA).
    • Dr Chowbey has been awarded Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa Doctorate) by His Excellency Governor of MP and the Vice-chancellor of the University of Jabalpur.
    • He is an Advisor to various Government bodies and universities to provide expertise and facilities of minimal access surgery including procurement of medical equipment for the medical institutions & hospitals.
    • Dr Chowbey features in the Guinness Book of Records 1997 and Limca Book of Records in consecutive editions 2000 - 2010 for performing most minimal access surgeries.



    Hepatobiliary Surgery, Upper GI Endoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Appedicectomy and Bowel resection, Hernia Surgery, Anorectal surgery (Division Minimally Invasive Proctology), Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery, Endoscopic Neck Surgery, Hand-assisted Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracoscopic Surgery (Decortications, Lung-nodule excision, Thymectomy), Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery (Surgery for Morbid Obesity Surgery), Piles/Hemorrhoids Surgery,
  • Dr. Saumitra Saha

    Advanced Laparoscopic, Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon, Siliguri, India

    Advanced Laparoscopic , Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon Consultant, 29 years of experience , , , Medica North Bengal Clinic, Siliguri  Highlights
    • Dr. Saumitra Saha is a leading and skilled Laparoscopic Surgeon with +29 years of experience in the field of performing general surgeries.
    • His professional medical associations include, the West Bengal Medical Council, the Indian Medical Association and the Association of Surgeons of India.
    • Dr. Saha has done MBBS from University of Calcutta in 1987, MS and FRCS.
    • He is an expert laparoscopic surgeon with a special focus on Surgical GI and HPB/breast/peripheral vascular surgeries and also surgical oncology. 
    • He is a co-founder of the North Bengal Oncology Centre at Rangapani.

    Gastrointestinal Hepato Pancreato Biliary (Including Oesophageal) Surgery Therapeutic Endoscopy Breast Surgery Peripheral Vascular Surgery Surgical Gastroenterology Surgical Oncology
  • Dr. Prajesh Bhuta

    General Surgeon, Mumbai, India

    Senior Consultant, 22 years of experience , , , Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai  Highlights
    • Dr. Prajesh Bhuta is a renowned Laparoscopic Surgeon with an experience of over 22 years.
    • He is trained in advanced procedures like stapled apoplexy, laser treatment for piles, and advanced laparoscopic pouch surgery for colitis, avoiding permanent stoma.
    • His expertise is in simple though relatively painless procedures for fissures and fistulas, like fistula plugs.
    • He is interested in surgery for obstructed defecation, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse.
    • Work on many newer therapies for fecal and urinary incontinence, like biofeedback and implantation of pacemaker-like the heart
    • He is a member of various renowned associations, such as the Indian Medical Association (IMA).
    • Dr. Bhuta has received his training in minimally invasive visceral surgery and advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery from Hamburg, Germany, Robotic colorectal surgery from Strasbourg, France, advanced laparoscopic colorectal fellowship (Yorkshire Uk), the procedure for prolapse and piles (Liverpool UK), Starr procedure for ODS (Dundee UK) and Sacral nerve stimulation for incontinence (Liverpool UK).

    Piles, Fissures, Fistula, Colorectal Cancer, Colitis, Incontinence Surgery
  • Dr. Madva Jayashankar

    General Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Advanced Laparoscopic , Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon Consultant, 33 years of experience , , , Manipal Hospital (Old Airport Road) Bangalore  Highlights
    • Dr. Madva JayaShankar is an eminent General Surgeon, who has an experience of 33  years.
    • He specializes in organ transplant surgeries, cancer-related surgeries, trauma-related surgeries, gynecomastia and many more.
    • He has served as a Treasurer to the Surgical Society of Bangalore.
    • Dr. Madva completed his MBBS in 1985 from University of Mysore, and MS from Mangalore University in 1987.
    • He then went on to do FRCH from Royal College of Surgeons in 1999.
    • At present, he is a member of the Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Association of Minimal Access Surgery, and Asia Pacific Hernia Society.

    Endosurgery Liver Transplant Lung Transplant Cardio Thoracic Surgery Hair Transplant Surgery FUT Hair Transplant Cancer Surgery Thyroidectomy Vascular Surgery Piles Treatment (Non Surgical) Liver Disease Treatment Trauma Surgery Gynecomastia Treatment / Surgery
  • Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

    Advanced Laparoscopic, Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon, Ahmedabad, India

    Advanced Laparoscopic , Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon Consultant, 29 years of experience , , , CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad  Highlights
    • Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja is a General Surgeon with +29 years of experience in the field of performing gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgeries.
    • He holds professional memberships of medical societies such as, the Indian Medical Association, Association of Surgeons of India, Association of Colorectal Surgeons of India, Indian Society of Organ Transplant and the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Surgeons. 
    • Dr. Kukreja did his MBBS in 1984 from Gujarat University and then did his MS in 1988 from Gujarat University, followed by a fellowship from the International College of Surgeons in 2004.
    • He is an expert at general surgery for piles, fissures, fistula, pilonidal sinus, fecal incontinence hernia, thyroid and other urology conditions.
    • He is credited with the pioneering technique for non-invasive anorectal surgery in Asia. 
    • Dr. Kukreja received an Achievement Award for Health Excellence, 2006 presented by the All India Business & Community Foundation.
    • He continues to carry out research in his area of specialisation and has also trained many surgeons the world over.
    • Dr. Kukreja has contributed a few research papers, and has around 76 international and national presentations in different conferences. 

    Piles Fissures Fistula Pilonidal sinus Fecal incontinence hernia Thyroid Breast diseases Urology Anorectal surgery
  • Dr. Aritra Ghosh

    General Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Consultant, 16 years of experience , , Manipal hospitals Life's On, Whitefield  Highlights
    • Dr. Aritra Ghosh is among the top General & Laparoscopic Surgeons and Surgical Gastroenterologists with 16 years of experience.
    • He completed his MBBS in 2004 from NRS Medical College, Kolkata, and then did his DNB in 2009 from The Calcutta Medical Research Institute. 
    • After that, he completed the fellowship awarded to him by the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India.
    • Dr. Ghosh is renowned for GI surgeries pertaining to the colon & rectum, liver & bile, gastric bypass surgery, and upper GI surgeries.
    • He is also known for treating medical conditions such as laparoscopic hernia surgeries, abdominal wall reconstructions, and surgeries on the breast, thyroid, and salivary glands.
    • Some of the other major procedures performed by him are lumpectomy, pancreatectomy, cholecystectomy, gastric binding, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, piles surgeries, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
    • He has been associated with many reputed hospitals in India.
    • He has very few research papers that he wrote for leading medical journals. 

    Laparoscopic hernia surgeries Abdominal wall reconstructions Surgeries of the breast, thyroid and the salivary glands. Lumpectomy Pancreatectomy Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic cholecystectomy Piles surgeries Endosopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • Dr. Adarsh Choudhary

    Advanced Laparoscopic, Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon, Gurgaon, India

    Advanced Laparoscopic , Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon Consultant, 35 years of experience , , , Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Dr Chaudhary is counted among one of the most famed GI Surgeon in India.
    • With a bourgeoning experience of 30+ years, he has been instrumental in starting one of the first departments of Surgical Gastroenterology in India.
    • His expertise lies in Colon cancer treatment, GI Surgery, Bariatric Surgery & Obesity.
    • He has completed his MBBS from the famous HP Medical College, Shimla &MS (Surgery) from the prestigious PGIMER College, Chandigarh.
    • He has been commended in to respected medical associations such as his fellowships at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and the World Health Organization, USA.
    • He has been bequeathed with highly prestigious awards like the Samaj Ratan Award, and Vigyan Manch for his contribution to the field of G.I. Surgery, New Delhi.
    • He has been invited as a guest speaker Nationally & Internationally.

    Bariatric surgery, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Minimal Access Bariartric(Obesity) Surgery, Laparoscopic Complex Abdominal Surgeries,  Gastrointentestinal Surgeries, Pancreatic cancer and Benign diseases, Hepatobiliary cancer and Biliary Stricture
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  • Dr. Arun Prasad

    Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, New Delhi, India

    Senior Consultant, 34 years of experience , , , Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi  Highlights
    • At present he is one of the world’s youngest surgeons with an experience of over 7000 laparoscopic operations. (Surgical experience of 34 years and Laparoscopic experience for 24 years)
    • Done the world’s first Laparoscopic operation of Gall Bladder fistula with the large intestine which too is recognized over the world in eminent medical journals.
    • Done the world’s first Thoracoscopic removal of the Hydatid cyst of the lungs.
    • Worked on the other complex and advanced laparoscopic operations for various abdominal and chest problems.
    • Conducted one of the first series in the world in 1994, showing the feasibility and safety of doing Laparoscopic gall bladder surgery and sending home on the same day.
    • One of the very few Indians who have had the honor to be a tutor in Laparoscopic Surgery in the courses conducted at The Royal College of Surgeons, London. Presently he is a tutor in Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons of UK and also an examiner for MRCS conducted by the Royal College.
    • One of the few surgeons doing ETS for Hyperhidrosis
    • His specialties are Robotic and Laparoscopic Gastric bypass and Laparoscopic Gastric banding for Morbid Obesity ( Pioneer of robotic single anastomosis gastric bypass surgery in the world, has presented this at European, British and American forums )

    Laparoscopic, Thoracoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Single Incision Laparoscopy and Advanced Upper & Lower GI Laparoscopic Surgeries, Robotic and Laproscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Gastric banding for Morbid Obesity, Thoracoscopic removal of Hydatid cyst of the lungs, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Dr. Ramen Goel

    General Surgeon, Mumbai, India

    Consultant, 33 years of experience , , , Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai  Highlights
    • Dr. Ramen Goel is a Bariatric Surgeon with an experience of nearly 33 years.
    • He holds an expertise in surgical procedures such as Laparoscopic Gastric band surgery, banded gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, revision bariatric surgery and many others.
    • He was the first to perform Laparoscopic Gastric Band Surgery &  Banded Gastric Bypass surgery in India.
    • He received specialized training in bariatric surgeries in France & the USA.
    • He has been the President for All India Association for Advanced Research on  Obesity and Co-Chief Editor in Journal of Obesity and Metabolic Research. 
    • Dr. Ramen completed his MBBS in 1986, followed by MS in General Surgery in 1987  from Aligarh Muslim University.
    • He also did a Fellowship, FICS from The International College of Surgeon USA in 2000.
    • Currently, he is a member of International Association for Study of Obesity, and National Association of Obesity Surgeons.

    Obesity Surgery Gastric Band Ileal Interposition Surgery Diabetes Surgery Metabolic Surgery Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery Weight loss surgery Gastric Plication Bariatric Surgery Single Port Surgeries Gastric Balloon Gastric Bypass Surgery Mini Lap Surgery

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How Has India Emerged as a Hub For Advanced Medical Treatment?

India offers a complete bouquet of healthcare services at a cheap price. Skilled medical professionals and world-class hospital infrastructure are the reasons for the fast growth of the medical domain in India.

The country has shown the fastest adoption of advancements made in medical technology. There are various other factors, one being the quality of medical care.

India has more than 500+ accredited healthcare providers (NABH and JCI) and uses world-class technologies. Medical travelers visiting India can save up to 50% of the cost that they would have spent in developed countries. They can avail of the same treatment without compromising on the quality of care.

Why Choose a Bariatric Surgeon in India?

India is home to some of the world's best bariatric surgeons, offering high-quality, affordable weight-loss surgery options to patients worldwide.

What are the Most Common Bariatric Procedures Performed?

The most common bariatric procedures performed:

  • Gastric Bypass
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with a Duodenal Switch

What is the Success Rate of Bariatric Surgery in India?

The success rate of bariatric surgery in India is very high. Patients typically experience significant weight loss and improved health outcomes.

How Long Does it take to Recover From Bariatric Surgery?

The recovery time for bariatric surgery varies depending on the type of procedure. Most patients can return to normal activities within 2-4 weeks.

How Long Do the Results of Bariatric Surgery Take?

The results of bariatric surgery are long-lasting. The patients should follow a healthy diet and exercise regimen after the procedure.

What are the Risks and Complications Associated with Bariatric Surgery?

Risk and potential complications are associated with bariatric surgery, including bleeding, infection, and adverse reactions to anesthesia. However, these risks are typically low with experienced bariatric surgeons.

What Should I Look For in a Bariatric Surgeon?

When choosing a bariatric surgeon in India, look for a qualified, experienced professional with a strong track record of successful weight loss surgeries. You should also look for a surgeon committed to providing personalized care and support throughout the weight loss journey.

How Can I Prepare for Bariatric Surgery?

To prepare for bariatric surgery, you should research the available procedures and surgeons. You mus also understand the procedure's risks, benefits, and expectations. You should also talk to your doctor about preoperative requirements and follow any recommended dietary or lifestyle changes.

What is the Follow-up Care After Bariatric Surgery?

After bariatric surgery, you will typically have several follow-up appointments with your surgeon to monitor your progress. It will ensure that you are on track to achieving your weight loss goals. Your surgeon will also provide you with support and guidance to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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