Extensively trained and accomplished Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon, he has been attached to some of the leading hospitals of Delhi.  Dr Shah has been practicing Surgery for more than 20 years and has several thousand successful operations and satisfied patients to his credit.


Academic Credits


  • Graduation (M.B.B.S) - Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.
  • Post graduate (M.S) in General Surgery
  • Diplomat of National Board (DNB) in General Surgery – National Board of Examination, Delhi.
  • Advanced training in Gastro-Intestinal Surgery – A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery and has received special training in Metabolic& Bariatric Surgery.
  • Fellow - Indian Association of Gastro Intestinal Endosurgeons (FIAGES)


Dr Shah has several presentations to his credit and has been invited as Faculty/ Expert at more than 100 National/ International meetings of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeons. He has presented > 50 papers at various specialist meetings.


Life Member


  • Vice President (North) - Indian Association of Gastro Intestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES) – 2016 – 2018
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  • Executive Committee Member - Hernia Society of India (HSI)
  • Faculty at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education (EISE)
  • Faculty at CEMAST (Centre of Excellence for Minimal Access Surgery Training), Karl Storz, Mumbai, India.


  • Accredited Reviewer of Scientific submissions of articles related to Laparoscopic and G.I Surgery in the Indian Journal of Surgery etc.


  • Accredited Proctor for Bariatric Surgery by Ethicon Endosurgery


Senior Consultant & Head of Unit II

Deptt of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (M.A.M.B.S)

Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New delhi


August 2016 – Current


Independently managing the complete “Surgical Services’’ of 250 bed hospital including OPD, IPD & Emergency with a team of 5 Junior Surgeon’s.


Administrative responsibility of the Deptt.


Doing Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric & General Surgical work.


Volume of about 800 cases/ yr.



Director – Surgical Services

Rockland Hospitals


April 2014 – March 2016 (2 years) Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi NCR


Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
General & G.I Surgery

Responsible for development of comprehensive surgical services focusing on high quality care, protocols and processes across Rockland Group of Hospital in Qutub, Manesar and Dwarka.

Set up a team of Surgeons who  provided full cover for all outpatient, inpatient and emergency surgical services.

Administrative responsibility for smooth functioning of the department.

Coordinated with Senior Management, Marketing team, etc. to plan and execute the activities and achieve targets for the department.

Set up and establish the 'Bariatric & Metabolic Surgical Services’ at Rockland Group of Hospitals

Ensured Communication, Competence and Coordination of the department and Collaboration with other departments.


Under leadreship of Dr Shah, the department was accredited as “Centre of Excellence”  in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery by International Excellence Federation.



Senior Consultant & Co-ordinator

Dept. of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (M.A.M.B.S)

Max Healthcare


November 2011 – March 2014 (2 years 5 months), Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi


Established “Department of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery” (MAMBS) at this greenfield hospital.

Successfully performed dozens of Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric operations.

List of operations included

Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy
Lap RnY Gastric Bypass
Lap Fundoplication
Lap Cardiomyotomy
Lap Colectomy
Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment (VAAFT),
Endo Hernia Surgery,
Hepato - Biliary Surgery ,
Lap Splenectomy
Lap Adrenalectomy
Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
Lap Cholecystectomy
Lap Appendicectomy etc.

First dedicated "Minimal Access Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Unit" in North West Delhi.

Member – OT , Infection Control & Morbidity/ Mortality Committee


Senior Visiting Consultant

Max Healthcare


August 2010 – March 2014 (3 years 8 months) Press Enclave Road, Saket, New Delhi


Accredited International Centre of Excellence (ICE) in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation, USA.

Accredited Centre of Excellence in Endo Hernia Surgery by Asia Pacific Hernia Society.

Accredited Centre for Post-Doctoral Fellowship training (2 years) in Minimal Access Surgery, National Board of Examination, Govt. of India.



Head –General, Minimally Invasive, Bariatric (Weight loss) Surgery

ISIC Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi


December 2008 – October 2011 (2 years 11 months), Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India


Head of the General, Laparoscopic and Weight Loss Surgery program. In Jan 2009, started a "Weight Management Program" to provide a comprehensive 360 degree care to the obese and morbidly obese patient with multiple metabolic problems. Organized several 'Obesity Camps' and patient awareness program.

Gave thrust to clinical and academic work. There was 30 % increase in clinical work. Organized 5 C.M.E programs by inviting reputed guest faculty for lecture.

Member - OT & Critical Care Gaps Committee (suggested measures to improve service excellence, patient satisfaction and clinical care).




Consultant Laparoscopic Surgeon

ISIC Hospital, New Delhi


March 2003 – October 2011 (8 years 8 months)


Joined Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC), a 175 bedded Indo-Italian collaboration hospital project (associated with San Raffale Hospital, Milan, Italy) in 2003 as a Consultant in Minimally Invasive and General Surgery as it was expanding its foray beyond Orthopaedics& Spine surgery and developing as a Super Speciality hospital.

Performed hundreds of Laparoscopic and Open surgeries ranging from simple procedures to complex Gastro-intestinal surgery. Initiated a wide variety of Laparoscopic Upper GI (Oesophagus, Stomach & Small Bowel), Colo Rectal, Hepato Biliary and Hernia surgery apart from Bariatric operations.

ISIC had state of the art Operating Rooms (five), Intensive Care Units (24 beds), Dialysis Unit, 1.5 tesla MRI, Helical CT and reputed Consultants in all subspecialties. www.isiconline.org.


Visiting Consultant - Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgery

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital


November 2004 – November 2009 (5 years 1 month) New Delhi


The Department of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, then under the leadership of Dr Pradeep Chowbey achieved several distinctions. It was the First and one of the most advanced centres of Minimal Access Surgery in India and Asia Pacific region. It was a high volume centre where people come from training from all across the world.

Attended the “First Asia Pacific Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Course” as approved by Asia Endosurgery Task Force (AETF) in 2005.

Attended Bio Enterics LAP-BAND – Adjustable Gastric Banding System Workshop” – Sponsored Training Program by INAMED, including Theoretical and Practical Instruction in the placement of LAP-BAND in 2004,




Visiting Consultant - General & Minimal Access Surgery

Fortis Healthcare

May 2006 – July 2008 (2 years 3 months)Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi


Visiting Consultant –General & Laparoscopic Surgery

Rockland Hospitals

May 2005 – June 2006 (1 year 2 months)Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi


Visiting Consultant - Laparoscopic & G.I Surgery

Sita Ram Bhartia Institute of Science & Research

December 2008 – April 2010 (1 year 5 months), Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi


Senior Resident

Maulana Azad Medical College & LokNayak hospital

January 1999 – January 2002 (3 years)

Highly coveted clinical & teaching job as a Senior Resident (Registrar) in one of the best medical college of the country (Maulana Azad Medical College - www.mamc.ac.in) and associated Lok Nayak Hospital - A 1500 bedded tertiary care government hospital in the heart of Delhi.

Part of the organizing team which was at the helm of affairs for ASICON 2000 at New Delhi.


Certifications, Honors& Awards



Indian Association of Gastro Intestinal Endosurgeons

February 2014 – Present

 Ex Member - Executive Comittee - Hernia Society of India


Ex Member (North) - Executive Committee -

Indian Association of Gastro Intestinal Endosurgeons

February 2014 – February 2016


Ex Member - Executive Committee of Delhi Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India

Expert Reviewer - Minimal Access & G I Surgery submissions - Indian Journal of Surgery - the official journal of Association of Surgeons of India






Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

Fellowship, Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgery

2002 – 2003

One-year fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery at the Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India. This department, then under the able leadership of Dr Pradeep.K. Chowbey, Padmashri, was well recognized in Asia Pacific region for its high volume and advanced laparoscopic work.

It was the first centre in India to be recognized by National Board of Examination for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery.

About 220 – 250 basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures were done every month - about 2500 a year.


Activities and SocietiesClick to edit activities and societiesdescription Involved in all aspects of patient care, performing basic and advanced minimal access procedures, academic activities and departmental projects. More than 100 surgeons had attended the 'Basic laparoscopic training' course during my stay. During my tenure, 73 surgeons completed two weeks ‘Observership’ and 15 Surgeons completed three months Fellowship in the Department of Minimal Access Surgery.


All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Trainee, Gastro Intestinal Surgery

1998 – 1999

Tertiary care centre in the apex medical institute of India providing specialized operations in the field of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Portal hypertension, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, G.I Cancers etc. As trainee I was involved in all aspects of clinical and opertaive care for patients.


Dr S.N Medical College & Mahatma Gandhi Hospital

University of Rajasthan, Jodhpur.

Master of Surgery (M.S), General Surgery

1994 – 1997

Post graduate training in one of the eminent surgical units of Rajasthan, India, under guide Prof S.C Lodha. Organized ASI annual conference at Jodhpur in 1995.



Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

MBBS, Medicine

1988 – 1993

Maulana Azad Medical College is one of the premier medical school of the country which has consistently been ranked as one of the top ten medical schools in all surveys.

Established in 1958 and associated with 1500 bedded teaching hospital (LokNayak Hospital), Super speciality hospital (G.B Pant Hospital) and Guru Nanak Eye Centre, its alumni have excelled not only in India but in USA (www.mamcoaana.org) and UK.


Delhi University

MBBS, Medicine

1988 – 1992


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