Best bariatric surgeon bangalore india



MBBS      :     Jan ’90 –Bangalore University
M.S Gen.Surgery     :     Jul ‘ 94 – University Of Bombay
DNB Surgery     :     Dec’94 – National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
FRCS(GLASGOW)     :     Nov. ‘ 96 – RCPS Glasgow
KMC Registration No     :     31690.


Distinction in Anatomy, Physiology Biochemistry and ENT.
7th Rank in MBBS.
1st Rank in M.S Gen Surg.

Dr. Shah has obtained the FRCS(1996) from The Royal College Of Physicians And Surgeons Of Glasgow, had commenced work as a Surgical Registrar in Surgery at South Tyneside District Hospital. the field of interest was GI and Minimally Invasive Surgery, in which during the past five years , managed to gain a wide-ranging experience not only in the UK he also trained at the European Institute of TeleSurgery(EITS) in Strasbourg,France,one of the leading centres for advanced laparoscopic surgical training in the world. During the tenure at Strasbourg, he also trained in Robotic Surgery. Have also trained at the National University Hospital(NUH),Singapore in Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Shah has special interest in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgeries(SILS) and have pioneered the SILS programme at Fortis Hospitals. As part of this programme he has performed over 125 SILS including Appendicectomies, RenalSurgeries, Gyneac procedures and Hernia surgeries. He offer SILS for all patients needing Cholecystectmies and also have started doing SILS Sleeve Gastrectomy. Currently have the largest series of SILS in Bangalore.

Over the coming years he intend to concentrate on setting up a SILS and NOTES unit with complete focus on these two aspects of Minimal Access Surgery . He also interested in working on a Robotic Surgery programme for Advanced Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic procedures.

Experience in the United Kingdom:
Post Fellowship Training
He began a Clinical attachment in Surgery at South Tyneside District Hospital on 7 November 1996, which continued till the end of March 1997. During that period he passed the FRCS from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow at the first attempt. Worked as Senior SHO(Registrar Grade) from Aug 6th 1997 to Aug 5th 1999 at South Tyneside District Hospital. During this period he ran Endoscopy sessions-both upper and lower GI:was involved in a 1:5 on call rota:was called upon to perform elective and emergency surgical procedures: and received basic and advanced Laparoscopic Surgical training both in UK and in Strasbourg at the European Institute of TeleSurgery. He also received training in Vascular Surgery during my tenure.

In the chosen field of interest i.e Laparoscopic Surgery, He managed to gain a wideranging experience and was trained to do basic and advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries including those on solid organs. He has also had the opportunity to use advanced Laparoscopic haemostatic systems and the AESOP robotic arm for advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries.

Papers Presented

1.Incidence of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux during Laparoscopic Procedures.Does posture of the patient affect it?A Pilot Study in 27 patients-Paper presented at The EAES Conference on 26th June 1999 in Vienna,Austria.

2. See and Do Clinic-A Safe and Cost Effective Method-Paper presented at The 3rd International Congress of Ambulatory Surgery on 27th February 1999 in Venice,Italy.

3.Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy—poster presentation at Karnataka Private Surgeons Annual Conference June 2003.

4.Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy-Our experience. Paper presentation at Surgical Society of Bangalore-Dec 2007.

5.Jejunal Lymphoma – Poster presentation at ASICON-Karnataka-State level Conference-Bangalore-2008.


Workshop on Advanced HepatoBiliary and Pancreatic Laparoscopic Surgery
July 2 – 5, 2008.

Advanced Course in Laparoscopic ColoRectal Surgery
February 26th and 27th 1999.

Advanced course in Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery
EITS-IRCAD: Strasbourg-
May 14th and 15th 1999.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy course
South Tyneside District Hospital In February 1998.

Advances in Management of Pancreatic Disease
Freeman Hospital Postgraduate Centre,
Friday 12 September 1997.

The Royal Society of Medicine-Section of Coloproctology
“Teaching Day at Gateshead”,
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead,
Friday 12 December 1997.

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