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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.

Sadashiv Peth, Pune



2143, Sadashiv Peth, Vijayanagar Colony, N. C. Phadke Chowk, Landmark: Near Neelayam Theater, Next To Hotel Kaveri, Pune

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A: Dr. Shashank Shah practices at LAPRO OBESO CENTER LOC Healthcare LLP - Sadashiv Peth.

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A: Dr. Shashank Shah has the following qualifications - MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship in Advance Laparoscopic Surgery. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.


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Laparoscopic Gynecological surgeries
Body Countouring
Thoracoscopic removal of Thymus gland for Myasthenia Gravis
Endocrine Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries

Awards and Recognitions

IIT innovation Award for Metabolic Surgery of Diabetes - 2009
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Myaesthenia gravis , which is accepted at the SAGES Video Library SAGES PEARLS. - 2005


MBBS - University of Poona, 1989
MS - General Surgery - University of Poona, 1992


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Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
All India Association Of Advancing Research In Obesity (AIAARO)
International Excellence Federation (IEF) India Chapter.
Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
International Bariatric Surgical Review Corporation (IBSRC)


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2004 - 2015 Founder Director at Laparo-Obeso Centre
1995 - 2015 Honorary Surgeon at Poona Hospital
2000 - 2015 Honorary Cancer surgeon at Ruby Hall
1989 - 1991 Registrar at K.E.M Hospital
1992 - 1995 Surgeon at K.E.M Hospital


61837 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1989

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery - Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal Endo Surgeons, 2012
Fellowship in Advance Laparoscopic Surgery - Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal Endo Surgeons, 2012
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