Dr. Shashank Shah
Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Shashank Shah
MBBS - B.J.Medical College, Pune in 1988
MS - B.J.Medical College, Pune in 1992
He got his advanced laparoscopic and bariatric knowledge from many reknown centers from abroad like USA, Germany, Brazil and France.
Dr Shashank Shah joined Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital as a Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeons in the year December 2008.
Dr Shashank Shah is a pioneer laparoscopic bariatric surgeon in India. He is a director of Laparo-obeso Centre as well as department of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery in Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune and Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai. Laparo-Obeso Centre is a unique comprehensive centre formed by experts in the field of treatment of obesity and related metabolic diseases, especially type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic disorders.
metabolic diseases, especially type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic disorders.
Dr. Shah's original work on metabolic surgery for reversal of diabetes and on his specialty obesity surgery is published in index journal and well recognized nationally and internationally. Multiple national and international publications and presentations in international congress like American society of metabolic and Bariatric surgery (ASMBS), International federation of society for Obesity surgery (IFSO), world congress for Interventional therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and many more are credited in his name. He has served as an invited presenter for multiple international forums like International federation of society for Obesity surgery and American society of metabolic and Bariatric surgery.
Dr Shah is appointed on the accreditation committee to represent Asia Pacific continent for Surgical Review Corporation. (International Certifying body for the center of excellence in this field)
Dr Shashank Shah with his dedicated team of experts established a safest and minimally invasive obesity surgery with advanced technique in Asia.
He started the first Bariatric training program in India in which more than 500 surgeons from Asia and abroad are trained.
Dr Shah performed the first sleeve gastrectomy in Asia and gets the credit of getting the procedure to Asia and making it popular in the best Asian procedure for morbid obesity.
He is the only Asian-Indian surgeon invited to share his experience about the sleeve Gastrectomy in the international consensus meet in Miami, 2009 and in New York at 2010. Dr. Shah is also an editor and reviewer for many international publications.
Other than bariatric surgery, he is having a great contribution in other surgical fields also. His name is entered in Limca Book of world records in 2006 for performing 45 hernia operations in just 10 hours.
Dr. Shah's own technique of thoracoscopic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis is appreciated by world; a video of this surgery is kept in video library of SAGES in Florida, USA./h3>
He performed the first single incision and 'no scar' obesity surgery (through the naval/umbilicus) live during his yearly international conference Metasurg 2009 at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital.
He is the founder member of AMASI (Association of minimal access surgeons of India) and has received honorary fellowship 'FMAS' at the hands of Hon. Minister Chandrababu Naidu in 2006.
He is a founder member of Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgical Society. Presently, he is the secretary, Obesity Surgery Society of India.