Dr. Amar V

Dr. Amar V
Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon, Hyderabad

FNB(Minimal Access Surgery), MS(Gen), DNB, MRCSEd

  • Dr.V. Amar is currently working as a consultant Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad
  • Dr.V. Amar worked as a consultant Minimal Access Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon from 2009 to 2012.
  • Dr.V. Amar worked as a consultant Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery at GEM Hospital & Research Institute in 2007 - 2009
  • Dr.V. Amar worked as a consultant General & Laparoscopic Surgeon at Praja Vydyasala Hospitals Kurnool in 2006 - 2007


  • Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • Minimal Access Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Bariatric Nutrition

  • Obesity


  • Bowel Resection

  • Colectomy

  • Cystectomy

  • Gastrectomy

  • Gastric Banding


Laparoscopic bariatric surgery for morbid obesity
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric Plication
  • Gastric Banding
  • Roux en y gastric bypass
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
Laparoscopic metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes
  • Sleeve gastrectomy with duodenoileal Interposition
  • Sleeve gastrectomy with duodenojejunal bypass
Laparoscopic surgical gastroenterology
  • Thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Adhesiolysis for intraabdominal adhesions
  • Appendicectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Nissen's fundoplication for GERD
  • Heller's cardiomyotomy for achalasia cardia
  • Thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma
  • Transhiatal esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma
  • Highly selective vagotomy for peptic ulcer disease
  • Subtotal & total gastrectomy for gastric carcinoma
  • Gastrojejunostomy
  • Peptic ulcer perforation & ileal perforation closures
  • Small intestinal resection & anastomosis
  • Ileostomy & colostomy
  • Right, left hemicolectomy & sigmoid colectomy for colon carcinoma
  • Anterior resection & abdominoperineal resection for rectal carcinoma
  • Segmental large bowel resections
  • Posterior mesh rectopexy for rectal prolapse
  • CBD exploration for CBD stones
  • Distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic tail tumors
  • Whipple’s procedure for pancreatic head malignancy
  • Lateral pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis
  • Hydatid cystectomy
Other Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures
  • Ovarian surgeries, myomectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic mesh repair for inguinal & incisional hernias


  • MBBS from NTR University of Health Sciences in 1999
  • MS (gen surg) from Kurnool Medical College in 2004
  • MRCSEd from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • MD from Education Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), USA
  • DNB (gen surg) National Board of Examinations, New Delhiin 2006
  • FNB (Minimal access surgery) from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in 2009
  • Fellow of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India - FMAS
  • Fellow of National Board of Examinations - FNB

Practice Information

Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad

Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad

Plot No.3, Road no.2, IT & Financial Dist, Nanakramguda, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500035

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Interested in medical research and published several articles in national and international journals
  • Regularly conduct continuing medical education programs in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery as well as advanced laparoscopic surgery 
  • Carotid Body Tumour Paper Presentation, APASICON Oct 2001
  • Quiz Winners APASICON Oct 2001
  • Quiz Winners APASICON Sep 2002
  • Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Jategaonkar PA, Amar V, Gokul KS, Srikanth B. Laparoscopic repair of diastasis recti using the 'Venetian blinds' technique of plication with prosthetic reinforcement: a retrospective study. Hernia. 2009 Jun; 13(3): 287-92
  • Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Rajapandian S, Amar V, Parthasarathi R. Laparoscopic repair of adult diaphragmatic hernias and eventration with primary sutured closure and prosthetic reinforcement: a retrospective study. Surg Endosc 2009; 23:978-85
  • Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Parthasarathi R, Amar V, Senthilnathan P. Laparoscopic management of choledochal cysts: technique and outcomes—a retrospective study of 35 patients from a tertiary center. J Am Coll Surg 2008;207:839–846.
  • Bhargav PRK, Amar V, Kishan rao, Murthy SGK, Gayathri KB. CAVATT (Combined Cervical and video-assisted thoracoscopic thyroidectomy): A simplified and innovative approach for posterior mediastinal goiter. Indian J Surgery 2010;72 (4):336
  • Amar V, Sendhil Kumar, Vennapusa B, Bhargav PRK. Unique presentation of Meckel’s diverticulum in the form of cocoon managed successfully by laparoscopic surgery - Accepted for Publication in SLEPT
  • Bhargav PRK, Kusumanjali A, Nagaraju R, Amar V. What is the Ideal CO2 Insufflation Pressure for Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Personal Experience with Five Cases of Goiter. World J Endocrine Surg. 2011;3(1):3-6
  • Bhargav PRK ,Uday SK, Amar V. Novel Video-thoracoscopic approach for posterior mediastinal goiter. WJOES 2011
  • Amar V, Vennapusa B, Bhargav PRK. Diagnostic dilemma of a large cystic papillary renal cell carcinoma. Accepted in Indian J Surgery, 2011
  • Bhargav PRK, Vinaya Kumar A, Venkata Pavan Kumar CH, Gayathri KB, Amar V. An unusual case of Zenker’s diverticulum. Indian J Surgery 2011; URL: http:// DOI: 10.1007/s12262-011-0312-8
  • Bhargav PRK, Venkata Pavan Kumar CH, Vinaya Kumar A, Amar V. Subhyoid bursitis Indian Journal of Surgery 2010
  • Bhargav PRK, Amar V, Venkata Pavan Kumar CH, Gayathri KB. Pipestem Carotids as a marker of vascular insult in Graves’ disease. Indian J Surgery 2010;73(2): 168-169
  • Bhargav PRK, Amar V, Gayathri KB. Pheochromocytoma as an eventful tumour: a case description. World Journal of Endocrine Surg 2010;2(3):139-141
  • Bhargav PRK, Sarvani M, Nagaraju R, Jaya Kiran B, Arun K, Harika S, Amar V. Neurofibromatosis Syndrome with Pheochromocytoma. World J Endocrine Surg. 2011;3(1):29-31
  • Bhargav PRK, Venkata Pavan Kumar, Sarvani M, Amar V. Benign carotid encasement by multinodular goiter. WJOES 2011;3(2):89-90
  • Life Member of Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of India - OSSI
  • Life Member of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India - AMASI
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons - IAGES
  • Life Member of Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of India - SELSI
  • Life member of Association of Surgeons of India - ASI
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - MRCSEd
  • Life Member of Indian Hernia Society - IHS