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Dr. Shashank Shah

Dr. Shashank Shah

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgeon


Bariatric Surgeon


General Surgeon

31 Years Experience Overall  (28 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shashank Shah is first Surgeon in the world of super Surgeon category - certified as Centre of Excellence at 2 institutes, with area of interest in Bariatric Surgery for Obesity, Metabolic Surgery for type 2 diabetes, Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgical emergencies and Trauma, Portal Hypertension, Laparoscopic Oncology, Thoracoscopic thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis. He is presently appointed as President for two associations viz: 1) All India Association of Advancing, Research on Obesity - AIAARO (Affiliated to WOF - World Obesity Federation). 2) International Excellence Federation - IEF" & past president of "Obesity Surgeons Society of India - OSSI. Apart from this he is also 1) Founder Member of "Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India - AMASI. 2) Founder Secretary & Trustee of " Association of Minimally Invasive Surgeons - AMIS Pune.3) Editorial Board Member: Bariatric Times. 4) Faculty: Asia Endosurgery Task Force - AETF, 5) Visiting Professor: IRCAD - France, Taiwan.6) Founder Director of Laparo-Obeso Centre(LOC) & Director Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai. 7) Director: Department of Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune.8) Honorary Cancer surgeon- Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune.9) Honorary Surgeon -Poona Hospital and Research Centre, Pune. -B.J.M.C., Sassoon General Hospital, Pune -Dr. L.H. Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.His vast experience of various general laparoscopy & bariatric procedures for over 25 years makes him one of the highest volume of bariatric surgeries(5000+) in Asia till date, he is a pioneer in Asia in sleeve gastrectomy & in research in surgery of type 2 diabetes.Dr. Shah has featured twice in BBC news for operating heaviest Asian successfully (310 kg British, Now - 104kg) & for performing bariatric surgery on the youngest child in the world (7.6 yr old with weight 115 kg, operated 6 yrs back now 45 kg). He also has Limca Book of World Record for performing 45 Hernia operation in 10 hours in his name.Dr. Shashank Shah's Laparo - Obeso Centre is Pune's 1st International Centre of Excellence - ICE certified center for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeries certified by Surgical Review Corporation - American Board. 1) LOC is "Ideal Obesity Clinic for outpatient care with latest state-of-art infrastructure in operation theaters & Wards". 2) LOC is "First training center in India for all bariatric surgeries including latest techniques of Single incision/no scar surgeries".3) Being first training center in India, LOC has trained & proctored over 300 surgeons from all over India & Asia - Pacific Regions.

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