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Dr. Nitish Jhawar

Dr. Nitish Jhawar

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

General Surgeon

20 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nitish Jhawar is Senior Laparoscopic & Robotic, G.I. and Colorectal Surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai-CBD Belapur, Neoalta Specialty Clinic, Vashi, Navi Mumbai and Zen multi-speciality Hospital Chembur Mumbai.He has 20 years of surgical experience.He has done Fellowship in Advanced Colorectal Surgery From USA. He has extensive training in the endoscopic treatment of fistula /Pilonidal sinus from Germany and LASER treatment of Piles, Anal Fistula and Anal Fissure. He also has fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Single Incision Laparoscopic surgery (FALS and SILS).

Belapur, Navi Mumbai

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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.


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Laparoscopic & open Hernia repair
Laparoscopic Appendix and Gall Bladder Surgery.
Laparoscopic Hiatus Hernia repair and surgery for GERD
Piles Stapler surgery
Fissure & Fistula Surgery
Pilonidal Sinus surgery
Diabetic foot
Varicose Veins surgery
G.I. Surgery


Awards and Recognitions

4th International Congress AMASI-Best Paper Award for Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair - 2009


MBBS - MGM Institute of Health Science, Bombay, 1996
MS - General Surgery - Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore, 2000
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery - The Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, 2008


Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)
Association of Colo Rectal Surgeons Of India
Navi Mumbai Surgeons Association (NMSA)


2008 - 2018 Consultant Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi
2003 - 2019 Laparoscopic & Colorectal Sureon at Neoalta Specialty Clinic, Vashi
2000 - 2003 Senior Registrar at Bombay Hopsital and Medical Research Center, Marine Lines mumbai
2018 - 2019 Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai


2002082949 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (FIAGES) - IAGES, 2014
Fellowship of Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons of India(FACRSI) - The Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons of India, 2000
Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery - St Francis Hosp, Hartford CT USA, 2015
DGHAL for Hemorrhoids - Bludenz General Hospital, Austria, 2016
Fellowship in Advance Laparoscopic Surgery & Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery - Mumbai, 2011
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