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Dr. Shashank Shah-Columbia Asia hospitalDr. Shashank Shah
Consultant - Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgery
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), FAIS, FMAS (Honors)

Dr. Shashank Shah is a surgeon of international repute, trained in various countries like Germany, USA, Italy, France and Brazil. He is having an experience of maximum number of bariatric and metabolic cases in Asia with excellent results. He specializes in Laparoscopic Bariatric (Obesity) and metabolic surgeries and provides comprehensive care for the obesity and metabolic diseases.


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  • Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery

  • Bariatric surgery for obesity

  • Metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes

  • Surgical emergencies and trauma

  • Portal hypertension

  • Laparoscopic Oncology

  • Thoraco-scopic thymectomy for Myasthenia gravis

  • Bariatric Surgery


Total Experience: Over 20 years

Awards and Honors

  • Post- graduate teacher for Diplomat of National Board (DNB) for General Surgery

  • Performed '45 Hernias in 10 hours' published as a record in Limca Book of Records 2006

  • Performed 1st Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy using Fobi ring, in presence of Dr. Mal Fobi in April 2008

  • Honored to be invited as the only Asian Faculty to participate in the first and Second International Consensus Summit on Sleeve Gastrectomy, held in New Yo

  • First Indian to be appointed as a member of the committee of International Bariatric Surgical Review Corporation

  • First Indian to present a video on 'Revision bariatric surgery' at IFSO World Congress in 2006

  • "The First Ever International Speaker" to speak on Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes- Asian Context, being invited by the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio for their Innovations in Surgery LIVE Video Conference invitation to St. Marks Hospital, Philippines as international faculty in Bariatrics

  • Presented Indian data for metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes in patients with low BMI IN the 1st world congress in New York on 15-16th Sept.2008

  • Received award from as an innovator from IIT innovations at 2009 for 'Interventional therapies for type 2 diabetes / Metabolic surgery for type 2diabetes'

  • Performed 1st Single incision laparoscopic bariatric surgery in India-live demonstration in the international conference METASURG 2009

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director: Laparo-Obese Centre- for comprehensive treatment for Obesity & related metabolic diseases and also a Training center for Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

  • Member: AIAARO: All India Association for Advancing Research In Obesity

  • Member: IBSRC: International Bariatric Surgical Review Committee

  • Founder Member & Executive Council Member: AMASI: Association of Minimally Invasive Surgeons of India

  • Secretary: OSSI: Obesity Surgery Society of India

  • Member: IBSRC: International Bariatric Surgical Review Corporation

  • Member: IFSO: International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity

  • Member: SLS: Society of Laparo Endoscopic Surgeons of USA

  • Member: SAGES: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Member: AIAARO: All India Association For Advancing Research In Obesity

  • Founder Member: APBSS: Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgeons Society

  • Member: ASMBS: American society of metabolic and bariatric surgery

  • Member: IMA: Indian Medical Association

Medical School

D J Medical College - Pune, India

D J Medical College - Mumbai, India

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