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Dr. C.Prashanth

Dr. C.Prashanth

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery

General Surgeon


Laparoscopic Surgeon


Bariatric Surgeon


20 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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General Surgeon, Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery

2 clinics for General Consultation

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Breast Surgery
Fistula Surgery
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Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

Apollo Hospital


154/11, Bannerghatta Road, Amalodbhavi Nagar, Panduranga Nagar, Landmark: Opposite IIM, Bangalore

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01:30 - 08:00


11:00 - 12:30


05:00 - 08:00


11:00 - 12:30
05:00 - 08:00


01:30 - 05:00

Max. 60 mins wait + Verified details

Koramangala 5 Block, Bangalore

Apollo Medical Centre


Plot Number 51, 5th Block Koramangala Industrial Layout, Landmark: Near Jyothi Nivas College, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed - Sat

12:00 - 01:30

Max. 60 mins wait + Verified details

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a general surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is a doctor highly skilled in surgery of a wide range of and most commonly occurring diseases.

Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?

A: A general surgeon performs surgery for digestive tract (oesophagus and related organs), abdomen and its contents, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder, breast, skin, and soft tissue and endocrine system.

Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?

A: A surgeon who has completed his training in general surgery and, then specialized in oncology can perform surgery for cancer treatment.

Q: How general surgeon is different from a specialist surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is highly skilled in surgical procedure for various parts of the body. They are also trained in pre, during and post-operative surgical critical care and injury due to accidents. However, a specialist surgeon, after having training in general surgery, gets additional training in a particular speciality related to a specific system of the body. e.g. orthopedic surgery

Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?

A: Removal of appendicitis is called as appendectomy and is a common surgical procedure performed by a general surgeon.


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Awards and Recognitions

Fellow of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (FIAGES) - 2013
FMAS - 2009
Dr Sathyanarayana Shetty'S Gold Medal For Young Surgeons - 2000


MBBS - Bangalore University, 1992
MS - General Surgery - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2000
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery - coimbatore, 2002


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
Hernia Society of India (HSI)


Consultant- General & Laparoscopic Surgeon and Associate Consultant -Gastrointestinal Surgery at Apollo Hopital


35999 Karnataka Medical Council, 1993

Trainings and Certifications

FIAGES - The Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, 2010
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