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Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala Bariatric Surgeon in Navi Mumbai

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Bariatric Surgeon,

General Surgeon,

Laparoscopic Surgeon

33 Years Experience Overall  (28 years as specialist)

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97% (169 patients)

Dr Muffazal Lakdawala (Dr Muffi is the co-founder of Digestive Health Institute and currently serving as the director of “Department of General Surgery and Minimal Access Surgical Sciences” at “H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital”, Mumbai. His surgical expertise spans the Gastro-Intestinal (GI) area and includes GI Oncology Surgeries as well.He is the Hon. Surgeon to the Vice President of India. He is a laparoscopic GI & Bariatric Surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He is the co-founder of “The Digestive Health Institute” based in Worli, Mumbai which is the 1st Bariatric Centre in India to have received “The Center of Excellence Award” in 2009 from “The Surgical Review Corporation USA”. “The Digestive Health Institute” has been the “#No-1 Bariatric Centre in Mumbai” for 4 consecutive years (2017 to 2020) by “The Times Health Survey”. Dr. Lakdawala has been awarded with the title of “Surgeon in the World, 2019” by the “American society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery”. In the same year, 2019, he was also awarded the “Illustrious IFSO World Educator” title by “International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders”.He has been awarded an honorary membership by the Korean, Japanese and Chinese Society of Surgery. He is the first bariatric surgeon in India to adopt the most advanced IV Gen Xi Robotic System. For which he has undergone robotic training from “Advent Health Celebration (Orlando, Florida)”. Currently, Dr Muffi offers robotic surgery for GI and Bariatric procedures at Sir HN Hospital Mumbai to his patients.A graduate of the prestigious Grant Medical College in Mumbai, he earned his Masters in Surgery from BYL Nair Hospital. He went to train further in Bariatric Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and at the University of Ghent Hospital in Belgium; he has also trained in Advanced Colorectal Cancer Surgery in Seoul, Korea. And has many scientific publications to his credits.

Belapur, Navi Mumbai

Apollo Hospitals


Plot Number 13, Parsik Hill Road, Off Uran Road, Sector 23, CBD Belapur, Landmark: Opposite Nerul Wonders Park, Navi Mumbai

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09:00 - 02:00

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Worli, Mumbai

Digestive Health Institute by Dr. Muffi


#L3-01, 3rd Floor, Trade View Utopia City, Gate No.4, Above Ikea, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400013, Mumbai

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03:00 - 04:00

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Charni Road, Mumbai

Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital


Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital Prarthana Samaj, Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, Girgaon, Landmark: Closest to Charni Road railway station, Mumbai

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Mon - Sat

04:00 - 06:00

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Q: Where does Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala practice?

A: Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala practices at Apollo Hospitals - Belapur, Digestive Health Institute by Dr. Muffi - Worli, Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital - Charni Road.

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Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala?

A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala for Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Single Port Surgeries. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

Q: What do patients say about Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala?

A: Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala has been recommended by 164 patients and has recieved stories from 92 patients. You can read detailed patient stories of the doctor on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala's education qualification?

A: Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala has the following qualifications - MBBS, MS - General Surgery. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.


MBBS - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 1991
MS - General Surgery - Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, 1996


International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
Indian Society of Obesity Surgeons
International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO)


2006 - 2006 Training in Bariatric Surgery With Dr Raul Rosenthal, Cleveland Clinic, USA at Cleveland, USA
2005 - 2005 Training at Unit of Gastro Surgery , With Dr Piet Pattyn at Dr Piet Pattyn
2004 - 2004 Training in Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery With Prof. Seon Hahn Kim, Seoul, Korea at Prof. Seon Hahn Kim, Seoul, Korea


74925 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1994

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