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Dr. Vipulroy Rathod Gastroenterologist in Mumbai

Dr. Vipulroy Rathod

MS - General Surgery, MBBS, DM - Medical Gastroenterology


33 Years Experience Overall  (31 years as specialist)

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Dr Vipulroy Rathod has been in clinical practice in Mumbai for a more than two decades at various premier hospitals such as Bhatia, Jaslok, Breach Candy, Lilavati, Saifee and BSES Hospitals. He has vast experience in the field of Advanced Interventional Endoscopy and Gastroenterology. He had an unique opportunity to have had pioneered and popularized Diagnostic & Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) in India two decades ago.He has performed more than 18,000 EUS procedures in this last two decades, including more than 8500 Interventional EUS procedures, which is the largest individual experience of EUS in India and this part of the world, apart from over 30,000 various diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures and ERCP.Dr Vipulroy Rathod is the Promoter, Director & Chief Gastroenterologist of World Gastroenterology Institute & Endoscopy Asia, a State of the Art Tertiary Care Facilities in Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Endoscopy, located at Andheri West & Sion West Mumbai, India.Dr Vipulroy Rathod’s vast Advanced Therapeutic ERCP experience has complimented his EUS skills in diagnosis for desired clinical outcomes. He has found the role of combined approach of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and ERCP to be of great value in patients with Acute, Recurrent Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis apart from Pancreatic Tumors.EUS is able to detect, diagnose, stage and treat several Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato- Biliary ailments. EUS has enabled him to look into the Biliary and Pancreatic ductal system with Intraductal Ultrasound (IDUS) and 3D image processing to diagnose and stage Pancreato-Biliary Cancers which are difficult to assess on conventional imaging.Dr. Rathod has trained more than 450 aspiring Gastroenterologists and Endoscopists from India and Abroad in the last 18 years of his professional career and has inspired Gastroenterologists and Endoscopists to pursue career in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Advanced Endoscopy.This endeavor of his has allowed him to be represented in over 50 countries across the world as an International Expert Faculty to share his vast experience in Advanced Endoscopic Procedures in leading Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Conferences and Workshops as a Speaker, Demonstrator & Trainer.Dr. Rathod has started the initiative of sharing knowledge and his vast experience through a monthly newsletter named Gastrovision since the last 5 years and over 20,000 doctors benefit every month with this highly educative and informative newsletter.He founded and established an NGO in 2005 under the name of his father who was one of the first FRCS surgeons of South Gujarat way back in the year 1963. The Dr Rathod Medical Foundation is an 80-G certified trust with the Charities of Commissioner, through which they are doing free medical camps, newsletter, training, continued medical education for doctors, supporting young talented doctors, cancer awareness campaigns and an e-learning portal

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Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Vipulroy Rathod?

A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Vipulroy Rathod for Therapeutic Endoscopy, Emergency Endoscopic Services., Ultrasound / Fibroscan.. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

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Q: What is Dr. Vipulroy Rathod's education qualification?

A: Dr. Vipulroy Rathod has the following qualifications - MS - General Surgery, MBBS, Fellow of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, DM - Medical Gastroenterology.

Q: What does Dr. Vipulroy Rathod specialises in ?

A: Dr. Vipulroy Rathod specialises as Gastroenterologist.

Q: How many years of experience does Dr. Vipulroy Rathod have?

A: Dr. Vipulroy Rathod has an overall experience of 33 years. View where has Dr. Vipulroy Rathod practiced in the past.


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Therapeutic Endoscopy
Emergency Endoscopic Services.
Ultrasound / Fibroscan.
Endoscopic Obesity Treatment - Intra Gastri Balloon Placement / Endoscopic Gastric Plication [for obesity].
Medical Oncology Clinic - Multi disciplinary Team Consultation in G.I. Oncology [for cancers of food pipe / stomach / small intestine / large intestine / liver / gall bladder / bile ducts / pancreas].
Pancreas Stone Treatment
Endocytoscopy [optical biopsy for early cancer detection]
Advanced Endoscopic Procedures such as EMR, ESD, STER and POEM


Awards and Recognitions

Elected Secretary of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India for a 3 year term 2015-2018 - 2015
In 2007 Awarded Fellowship of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy- FASGE. The First Indian Endoscopic Surgeon to be awarded with this fellowship for outstanding contribution in the field of Endoscopy& EUS in the world - 2007
2008 - He developed a State of The Art Tertiary daycare ambulatory center Endoscopy Asia at Lion Tarachand Bapa Hospital which will enable us to cater to the entire spectrum of Flexible Endoscopic procedures to the entire cross section of the society - 2008
2015 – He has now developed a full-fledged tertiary boutique one of its kind hospital named World Gastroenterology Institute situated in the heart of Mumbai 10 mins away from the International airport catering to the A-Z of Gastroenterology, Hepatology - 2015


MS - General Surgery - Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, 1992
MBBS - Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, 1989
DM - Medical Gastroenterology - MUHS, 1989


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Founder and Life Member Of Indian Association Of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons
Life Member Of International Hepatico-Pancreatico- Biliary Association (Indian Chapter)
Life Member Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA, Hongkong)
International Member of ASGE (American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)
Honoured with the title of FASGE for his outstanding contribution in the field of Endoscopy and Gastroenterology


Consultant at Bhatia, Jaslok, Lilavati, Saifee, Bridge Candy, Holy Family BSES MG Hospitals,
Director at Endoscopy Asia
Director at World Gastroenterology Institute newly launched in 2015


2009041621 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2009

Trainings and Certifications

Fellow of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2007
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