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Dr. Saurabh Misra

Dr. Saurabh Misra

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FICS

Bariatric Surgeon

25 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

85% (13 votes)

Dr. Saurabh Misra is practicing Consultant Gastro-intestinal, Minimal Access( Laparoscopic surgery), metabolic and Bariatric surgeon at Apollo Hospitals in Bangalore since January 2007. Since 1998, he has been preforming Minimal Access surgery and has over 8000 independent laparoscopic surgeries to his credit which includes routine surgeries like laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendectomies and laparoscopic hernia surgeries with expertise in advanced hernia care including other advanced surgeries like laparoscopic weight loss procedures( Bariatric surgeries), laparoscopic spleen, adrenal, hepato-biliary, pancreatic and anti-reflux surgeries. He represents South India on the executive council of the Hernia society of India. He is presently serving as the faculty for HSI( Hernia society of India ), APHS ( Asia Pacific hernia society ) and the AWR ( Abdominal wall repair) which is the international group dedicated to surgery of complex hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction. He also serves as a faculty for the OSSI( Obesity society of India ). He completed his MBBS from JLN Medical College, Ajmer before undergoing Masters in Surgery from Rabindra Nath Tagore Medical College at Udaipur, Rajasthan. He later underwent Advanced Laparoscopic training from the prestigious Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.He did his Bariatric surgery training from Mayo Clinic, at Rochester in Minnesota, USA, under Dr Jeff Thompson (Chairman, Surgery ) in 2005.He was the Consultant and Head of the General and Minimal Access surgery Department at Apollo Hospitals, Goa and was the first surgeon to perform Obesity and other advanced laparoscopic surgeries in the state. He also served as Assistant Professor in Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Medical Sciences at Jaipur and established the Minimal Access Department before joining the Global hospital and research centre (an institution run by the "Brahmakumaries") at Mount Abu as consultant and head, for a brief period. He developed a new form of Laparoscopic surgery known as 'SMILS ' ( Single site Multi Incision Laparoscopic Surgery ), the paper in this regard was published in Journal of Minimal Access surgery in 2013. Further research in this field is under way.In 2010, he was invited for the round table hernia congress on mesh materials at Shanghai, China. ( only 5 surgeons were invited from India)He was awarded Hon Fellowship for Asia Pacific Hernia Society. In 2011, appointed teaching faculty with Ethicon Surgery Training Institute as a consultant by Johnson and Johnson, USA.In 2014 , he was invited for a Guest Lecture on Metabolic surgery at Hubli , organised by Karnataka Medical Association .In 2015 , he was appointed as Proctor for teaching laparoscopic and Hernia surgery to upcoming surgeons by Medtronic, USA and in 2015 he was inducted as the Member EC , representing south zone for HSI (  Hernia society of India )He conducted the PACE programme with Medtronic USA for young upcoming surgeons in Mumbai and at Bangalore in 2015.He was invited as a faculty for the Asia pacific hernia society  in 2017 held at Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Since 2016, he is pioneering a technique known as ( Laparoscopic) e-TEP Rives Stoppa repair ( extended view totally extra peritoneal hernia repair ) for Ventral hernia and has the highest number of such surgeries to his credit in India . This minimal access technique for hernia repair not only reduces the pain and expenses, it also repairs the abdominal wall, thereby strengthening the muscles of the abdomen and reducing back pain and ugly bulge of the abdomen which usually appears after the pregnancy. Dr Saurabh Misra has presented the papers regarding the above surgery  at Tokyo, Japan in 2016, at New Delhi , 2017 and Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 2017 and AWR conference at Delhi in 2018. He served as a faculty in the AWR group at Kolkatta and IAGES , Bubaneshwer, in 2019.Research and publications:He is the Fellow of International College of surgeons.He was honored Fellow of Indian association of Gastrointestinal Endo surgeons without an exam.He has more than 25 research papers presented at the national and international Conferences. His paper on “laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Conn's syndrome" was awarded at the ASI conference in Bangalore.He also has four papers in indexed Journals to his credit on Minimally Access Surgery.He is a life member to Asia Pacific Hernia Congress.Member of Obesity society of India.Member of Bangalore Laparoscopic Group.Member of Goa Medical council.Member of ASI Bangalore Chapter.Member ASI, India. EC member , HSI ( Hernia society of India)Faculty : HSI ( hernia society of India)faculty : AWR( Abdominal wall repair)Faculty: OSSI ( Obesity society of India)Faculty: IAGES( Indian association of gastro-intestinal endosurgeons)

BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore

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387, 7th Cross Road, Mico Layout, Landmark: Near Indus Diagnostic CentreIn, Bangalore

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A: Dr. Saurabh Misra has the following qualifications - MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FICS, Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery, FIAGES - Minimal Access Surgery.

Q: What does Dr. Saurabh Misra specialises in ?

A: Dr. Saurabh Misra specialises as GastroIntestinal Surgeon, Bariatric Surgeon.


Bariatric Surgeries
Gall bladder Surgery
Obesity treatment
GastroIntestinal Surgery
Endocrine Surgery


Awards and Recognitions

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Awarded Gold medal in symposium on Acute Pancreatitis - 1995
Achived 8th rank in the state in RPSC exam - 1997
Awarded Fellowship in Bariatric surgery at Mayo clinic in USA - 2005
Invited for the World Leaders in Hernia, Round table conference in Shanghai Chaina - 2010
Video on Laparoscopic Adrenal surgery chosen for award catagory at ASI Karnataka chapter - 2009


MBBS - Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India, 1993
MS - General Surgery - University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 1997
FICS - International College Of Surgeon, 2006


Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Indian Society of Obesity Surgeons
Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)
International College of Surgeons (ICS)
Asia Pacific Hernia Society


2006 - Present Consultant Minimal access and Bariatric Surgery at Apollo Hospitals
2004 - 2006 Consultant Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery at Apollo Hospitals, Goa,
2003 - 2004 Consultant Minimal Access surgery at Global Hospitals, Mt Abu, Rajasthan
2001 - 2002 Astt Professor at Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of medical sciences
1997 - 2001 Senior Registrar at Sir Ganga Ram Hospitals


100722 Karnataka Medical Council, 2013

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery - Mayo Clinic, MN,USA, 2007
FIAGES - Minimal Access Surgery - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 2009
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