Top 10 Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeons in India
List of top 10 bariatric and metabolic surgeons in India is based on our research:
1. Dr. Atul N C Peters
With over 18 years of surgical experience his practice is now dedicated to Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery for diabetes, performing more than 300 cases annually.
Dr. Peters has been accredited the “Surgeon Of Excellence” by Surgical Review Corporation, USA that administers Surgeon Of Excellence Programs through-out the world and recognizes the surgeons and healthcare facilities that provide safe, high quality surgical care. These programs promote universal care quality, regardless of the type of surgery or where the patients have their procedures performed.
Dr. Peters is also a “Certified Fitness Trainer” from International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). He runs a regular Bariatric Support Group for his patients and ends it with music therapy. He believes music heals the soul and he loves playing for his patients. Dr. Peters can play close to eighteen musical instruments, Saxophone being closest to his heart.
He is the first surgeon to start a bariatric program in North West Africa, namely Nigeria & has conducted more than 40 successful surgeries under this programme.
He is the founder member of ACMOMS (Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery).
He also holds the world record of performing the highest number of bariatric surgeries in a single day (sixteen).
DNB, FMAS, FIAGES, FASMBS
2. Dr. Adarsh Chaudhary
Having trained in UK and the USA, Dr. Adarsh Chaudhary is a doctor with a rich experience in Hepatabillary and Pancreatic surgery. He was instrumental in starting one of the first departments of Surgical Gastroenterology in India. He has also won a number of highly prestigious awards and has been inducted in to respected medical associations such as his fellowships at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and the World Health Organization, USA.
|FRCS||Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons||2004|
|M.S.(General Surgery)||Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh||1981|
|M.B.B.S.||H.P. Medical College||1978|
3. Dr. Paritosh S Gupta
Awarded prestigious Membership from reputed National Academy of Medical Sciences.
• I have a thesis entitled “Chemical analysis of urinary stones” Under the guidance of Dr. S.H. Barameda M.S. Associate Prof. in surgery. This was accepted by the Saurashtra University Rajkot Gujarat, for my post Graduate degree in General Surgery.
• Authored a paper on hydatid cyst of falciform lig, published in I.J.S.
• Authored a paper on Dermoid (Foetus in feto) accepted for publishing in I.J.S.
• Presented a CME on recent advances in radiology, in patient diagnosis of surgical illness.
• I have presented a CME on Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus open cholecystectomy in Laparoscopic work shop held at Jamnagar in August 2001 by J.S.A.
• Actively participated and presented CME in drug bank exhibition in Medical College which is held every year.
• I have presented C.M.E. in E.S.I. Hospital on fluid Management in surgical and medicine patient and on non scalpel vasectomy
- MBBS, M.S. (Gen. Surg.), Sh. M.P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, (Gujarat), D.N.B. (Gen. Surg.), National Board of Examination, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
- Fellow in M.A.S., Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, M.B.B.S., Sh. M.P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, (Gujarat).
4. Dr. Randeep Wadhawan
Dr. Randeep Wadhawan brings forth his strong line of credentials both as a practicing
Laproscopic surgeon and as an academic.
With over 15,000 laparoscopic surgeries performed, his areas of practice and
Laproscopic Gastrointestinal surgeries including malignancies.
Laparoscopic Bariatric surgeries
Laparoscopic procedures for Paediatric patients
Staplers in Haemorrhoidal surgeries.
Robotic( Da Vinci) surgeries for GI Malignancies &
Single incision Laparoscopic surgeries ( SILS).
He is running a dedicated and successful Obesity and Bariatric surgery
programme at FORTIS Hospital, Vasant Kunj. The procedures being done
routinely at the centre are Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) ,
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastric bypass. The results
are comparable with the best in the world.
Dr. Wadhawan has been invited as faculty for chairing sessions and has presented
more than 50 papers on Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal, Advanced
Laparoscopic procedures and Bariatric surgeries in National & International
conferences regularly , thus strengthening his experience and influence in the
international community of Laparoscopic surgeons.
MBBS, M.S, FIAGES, FMAS, FAIS, FICS ( U.S.A.)
5. Dr. Aloy Jyoti Mukherjee
Dr Aloy Jyoti Mukherjee is a Top & Best Bariatric Surgeon in New Delhi at Apollo Hospitals. He has been Awarded the Honorary membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences for Achievements and contribution in the Discipline of Surgery (2008). Dr. Aloy Jyothi Mukherjee performed more than 5000 successful laparoscopic gall bladder surgeries using 5mm incisions.
6. Dr. Pradeep Chowbey
Dr. Pradeep Chowbey belongs to the cadre of the pioneer laparoscopic surgeons in India. One of the first to perform Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in North India, he has graphed his career with singular determination to develop, evaluate and propagate Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in India. The advent of Laparoscopic surgery with his hands became a point in India’s medical history.
Dr. Chowbey established the Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 1996, which was the first of its kind in the Asian subcontinent. His Institute at Max Healthcare is the First Centre to receive the Center of excellence accreditations in India for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Hernia surgery by Surgical review Corporation, USA (2010). The center is also recognized and acknowledged as a Global Centre of Excellence in the field of Endosurgery.
- MBBS – Jabalpur Medical College(1973)
- MS – Jabalpur Medical College(1977)
- FRCS (London)
7. Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala
Professional Memberships o International Federation for the Surgery
of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
o Asian Endosurgery Task Force (AETF)
o Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric
Surgeons Group (APBSG)
o Obesity Surgeons Society of India (
o IAGES (Indian Association of
Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons )
Education and fellowships Academic:
o Masters in Surgery (M.S.), B.Y.L.Nair
Hospital, University of Mumbai.
Completed 3 years residency programme in general
o MBBS, University of Mumbai.
o Training in Bariatric Surgery with Dr Raul
Cleveland Clinic, USA
o Training at Unit of Gastro Surgery ,with Dr Piet Patty University of Ghent Hospital, Belgium
o Training in Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery with Prof. Seon Hahn Kim, Seoul, Korea.
Masters in Surgery (M.S.), B.Y.L.Nair Hospital, University of Mumbai.
Completed 3 years residency programme in general surgery
o MBBS, University of Mumbai.
8. Dr. Ajay Kumar Kriplani
Dr. A.K. Kriplani is the “Past President and trustee” of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal
Endosurgeons. He has the credit of being first in India to perform laparoscopic adrenalectomy and
laparoscopic splenectomy and performing first laparoscopic whipple’s pancreatico-dudodenectomy in
Dr. Kriplani has been invited as a faculty for 395 live demonstrations / Guest lectures/ orations/ keynote
addresses in conferences in various Indian cities and outside India e.g. Rome, Hongkong,
Kualalumpur, Singapore, Teshkent, Dubai, Kathmandu, Dhaka etc.
Recipient of 20 Awards/honours/orations.
He has been the organising chairman for 10 National Conferences / Workshops/ courses. He has trained
hundreds of surgeons in laparoscopic surgery from India and adjoining countries like Nepal, Afghanistan,
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), FIAGES, FICLS, FALS, FAIS
9. Dr. Ramen Gyanendra Goel
Dr. Ramen Goel is an advanced laparoscopic surgeon since 1992, who has been working with bariatric surgery as well, since the year 2000. After acquiring general education in India, he’s completed courses and trainig in bariatric and gastrointestinal surgeries in various cities across the globe. he is also the co-chief editor for the Journal of Obesity & Metabolic Research (JOMR) and a reviewer for the International Journal of Obesity (IJO).
- MBBS, MS, FICS, FIAGES, FALS
- Diploma in Gastro-intestinal Surgery from Postgraduate Medical Institute, University of Vienna, Austria.
Trained in General Surgery by Prof V N Shrikhande, GI surgeon & HOD, Bombay Hospital
Training received in Bariatric surgeries
- Gastric Band – Lyon, France
- Gastric Bypass – Laussane, Switzerland
- Sleeve Gastrectomy – Perth, Australia
- Banded Bypass – LA, USA
- Adolescent Bariatrics – Cincinneti, USA
- Robotic Surgery – Buffalo, USA
Training received in Metabolic Surgery: Ileal Transposition – Goiania, Brazil
10. Dr. Vandana Soni
Dr. Vandana Soni has been practicing Laparoscopic surgery since 1996. She worked as a Consultant in the Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery Center at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi prior to joining Max Healthcare as a Senior Consultant Surgeon. She has worked hard with singular determination and successfully created her own niche in the field of surgery in this male dominated vertical of medicine.
- MBBS.- University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi. A 1000 bedded multi speciality hospital.
- M.S.(Gen.Surg).- Lady Hardinge Medical College & Allied Hospital, New Delhi. One of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of our country