Designation / Role: Chairman Institute of Minimal Access Metabolic Bariatric Surgery, Sir Gangaram Hospital
Specialty: Surgery
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  • M.B.B.S – University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi [1981- 86]
  • M.S  – Delhi University / Safdarjung Hospital  -July 1988 to July 1990


  • Presently Working as Senior Consultant and Chairman, Department of Minimal Access, Metabolic, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi; since Jan 2010.
  • Formerly Practiced  General and MAS Surgery at Jeewan Mala Hospital, Dr. B L Kapur Memorial Hospital, Max Hospital, and Sita Ram Bhartia Institute of Science & Research, New Delhi.
  • At all these hospitals where I have practiced since 1993 we performed a wide range of Minimal Access Surgery which remains my primary area of interest.


Course Coordinator & Chairman for:

  • International Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery at IMAS, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. A well-structured training program for National & International Surgeons.
  • Centre of Excellence for Hernia Surgery, which conducts regular training programs for Young Surgeons from India and Abroad.
  • Academic Coordinator for 2 years post-doctoral fellowship program of Minimal Access Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi under the aegis of the National Board of Examinations, India.
  • A faculty member with Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education –Delhi for their  endorsed courses on  ‘ The Art & Science of Laparoscopy’
  • Faculty, Advisor & Course Director, Atlas Hernia program for training young surgeons from SAARC countries jointly conducted with Medtronics. 
  • Faculty & Advisor to Bard India. 
  • Faculty & Advisor to B.Braun 
  • Executive Member – Hernia Society of India


  • Content Developed and Published “ Standard Treatment Guidelines for Inguinal Hernia” in association with FICCI and private Insurers forum as a National Initiative for standardizing healthcare treatment in India, July 2009.
  • Invited Faculty at The National conference 2009 on “ Quality Management in Hospital Operations held in Nov 2009, Delhi. Delivered Faculty lecture on “ Ensuring Quality in Surgical Care”.
  • Member, Expert group for making National Guidelines and recommendations for Selecting Patients for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in Indians.
  • Member, Expert group for making National Guidelines and recommendations on Minimal Access Surgery- Revision Update 2018.

Digital Healthcare Startup:

Founder Director and Concept development for an application to keep patients from all over India and Abroad connected through a smartphone application –myFollowUp, available as an android and ios version. This application is downloaded and used by more than 15,000 patients.


  • Visited and Observed at Mt. Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore [1992]
  • with Dr. Mohan Chellapa[ My First Exposure of MAS]
  • Visited Chiyadu-Ku, Tokyo Police Hospital, Japan
  • With Dr. D. Hashimoto [July 1997]- Founder Member of the International Gasless Society.
  • An observer at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York
  • With Dr. Michael Edye, Dr. Michael Gagner, Dr. Bary Salky [April 1999]
  • Certified Course at Ethicon European Surgical Institute at Hamburg, GERMANY for Laparoscopic Colorectal  Surgery. [March 2000 ] 
  • Attended certification course of da Vinci System Training for Robotic Surgery held at IRCAD-EITS, Strasburg, France from 13th – 15th, March 2013.


  • Practicing Laparoscopy since 1992, Experience of over 30,000 laparoscopic procedures.
  • Commonly performed procedures
  • Lap. Cholecystectomy
  • Lap. Appendicectomy
  • Lap. Hernia Repair & AWR
  • Lap.Hiatal Surgery
  • Lap. Adrenalectomy
  • Lap  Splenectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery Procedures
  • Lap. Colorectal Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Gynecological Procedures :
  • Lap. Ectopic Management
  • Lap. Ovarian Cyst
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