Dr. Arun Prasad

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

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Bariatric Surgeon

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Laparoscopic Surgeon

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34 Years Experience

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Dr Arun Prasad, FRCS, FRCSEd, MS ( MAMC ) MBBS ( AFMC )Head of Department of SurgeryChief of Surgical Gastroenterology & Bariatric SurgerySenior Laparoscopic, VATS & Robotic SurgeonManipal Hospitals, New Delhi, IndiaArun Prasad is a medical graduate from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He did his masters in surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1988 and went to the UK for higher surgical training in GI surgery. Thereafter doing FRCS in 1990, he worked at Charing Cross Medical School, London and associated hospitals. Laparoscopic surgery was started by his team at that hospital. On his return from the UK in 1996, he joined Apollo Hospitals as one of the youngest senior consultants and worked there for 22 years contributing to the success of the institution in New Delhi. He then joined Manipal Hospitals as Head of Department of Surgery and Chief of Surgical Gastroenterology and Bariatric Surgery. Also Senior Laparoscopic, VATS & Robotic Surgeon.He is one of the pioneers of Minimal Access Surgery (Advanced & single-incision laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Bariatric Surgery and Robotic Surgery) in India with one of the largest experience in India of robotic gastrointestinal surgeries and particularly robotic bariatric surgery. He is President of the Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI ).He has experience of over 10,000 minimal access surgeries. He has many international publications in peer-reviewed journals describing techniques and results. He has been the vice president of national laparoscopic and national obesity surgery associations of India. He is a teacher and examiner of post graduates (DNB, FRCS, MRCS) and adjunct professor of surgery.Special areas of interest and experience include1. Bariatric surgery by laparoscopy and robotics2. Thoracoscopy and robotic thymectomy3. Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis4. Robotic and laparoscopic surgery for GI tract cancer5. Laparoscopic hernia repair6. Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy ( SILS )7. Minimally invasive surgery for piles, fistula ( MPH)

Sarita Vihar, Delhi

Minimal Access Surgery Clinic

2nd Floor, Gate Number 10, Landmark: Near Apollo Hospital, Delhi

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Mon, Wed - Thu

12:00 - 04:00

Tue, Fri - Sat

09:00 - 12:00

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Sarita Vihar, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

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Mathura Road, Landmark: Opposite Jasola Metro Station, Delhi

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08:00 - 12:00

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12:00 - 04:00

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Sector 26, Noida

Apollo Hospitals

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E-2, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Landmark: Near Mother Dairy, Noida

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Specializations

Education

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MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, 1983
MS - General Surgery - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1988
FRCS - General Surgery - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow, 1990

Experience

1995 - 2016 Senior Consultant Surgeon at Apollo Hospital
1988 - 1995 Junior Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
1985 - 1988 Resident Surgeon at Maulana Azad Medical College
1985 - 2018 Head of Department of Surgery at Manipal Hospitals, New Delhi

Awards and Recognitions

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Felicitation by Health Minister of India for Bariatric Surgery - 2015
Felicitation by Health Minister of Delhi for Thoracoscopic Surgery - 2002
Dr Sen oration at Association of Surgeons of India, Delhi - 2015
Ramaya oration at Association of Surgeons of India, Hyderabad - 2017
Felicitation by NHS Trust, Lincoln, UK for starting Laparoscopic Surgery - 1994

Memberships

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Medical Council of India (MCI)
Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
Asia Pacific Hernia Society
Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)

Registrations

4669 Medical Council of India (MCI), 1984
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