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Dr. Ashish Pitale

Dr. Ashish Pitale

Dr. Ashish Pitale

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

General Surgeon


Laparoscopic Surgeon


Bariatric Surgeon

28 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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Dr Ashish Pitale is a Senior Consultant Surgeon with special expertise in Laparoscopic (key hole) Surgery including Bariatric ( Weight Loss) surgery. He is a medical graduate ( MBBS) and postgraduate ( MS ) from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University.He did his Senior Residency from Dr RML Hospital in New Delhi. In the year 2000, he obtained FRCS, the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK.He then went to the UK for higher surgical training where he gained extensive experience in Gastrointestinal, Laparoscopic,, Thyroid and Breast surgery. On completion of his higher surgical training , Dr Pitale returned to New Delhi .He has his own clinic in Dwarka and is attached fulltime to Columbia Asia Hospital,Palam Vihar,Gurgaon. A vast majority of surgeon often consult Dr Pitale on core health issues. In his 18 years of practice, he has accomplished many medical feats. His versatile approach towards medical treatment makes him one of the best surgeons in India. Before operating patients, Dr Ashish Pitale duly informs them of the procedure. He thinks of it as a part of his medical practice to educate patients upon the health issues they are facing. That is why he has his own clinic in Dwarka, Delhi so that he can cater to needs to a much larger patient base.

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Yogashish Clinic


Plot Number 11,2nd Floor, Tirupati Plaza, Sector-11, Landmark: Near Cargil Chowk, Delhi

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

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Publication: Metallothionein Expression In Carcinoma Of The Gall Bladder, Histopathology
Publication: Superior lumbar hernia of grynfellt, Postgrad Med J
Publication: Management of symptomatic liver cysts, Ulster Med J
Publication: Diverticular Abcess Presenting as a Strangulated Inguinal Hernia: Case Report And Review Of The Literature, Ulster Med J
Publication: Minimally Invasive parathyroid exploration for solitary adenoma, Initial experience with an open, 'short incision' approach, Ulster Med J


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MBBS - Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, 1991
MS - General Surgery - Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU), 1994
FRCS - General Surgery - Royal College of Surgeons,Edinburgh,UK, 2000


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Member, Association of Surgeons of India
Life Member & Fellow ( FMAS) Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
Life Member & Fellow ( FIAGES), Indian Society of Gastroendoscopic Surgeons ( IAGES )
Fellowship in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery , Max Institue of Minimal Access Surgery.
Course Attended, METASURG, Hirananadani Hospital, Mumbai


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Senior Consultant Surgeon (Laparoscopic , General & Bariatric -- weight loss Surgery) at Columbia Asia, Gurgaon
Senior Consultant Surgeon (Laparoscopic, Bariatric -- weight losss & General Surgery) at Yogashish Clinic,Sector -11 Dwarka, New Delhi
Formerly, Specialist Registrar, GI Surgery at Mr E Epanomeritakis, Mr G Hewitt, Mr C Weir, Craigavon Hospital, Portadown, UK
Formerly, Specialist Registrar, GI Surgery at Mr WDB Clements, Mr JA Kennedy, Mr C Russell, Mr S Dolan. Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
Formerly, Specialist Registrar, General Surgery at Mr F Mullan, Mr M Brown Causeway Hospital , Coleraine, UK


3766 Haryana State Medical Council, 2008
36007 Delhi Medical Council, 2007

Trainings and Certifications

Fellow of Indian Association of Gastroendoscopic Surgery (FIAGES) - Indian Society of Gastroendoscopic Surgeons, 2011
Fellowship in Robotic Surgery (FRS) - World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS), 2012
Fellowship In Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery - Max Institute of Minimal Access , Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2013
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