Dr. Arun Prasad Minimal Access Surgeon in Delhi

Dr. Arun Prasad

Minimal Access Surgeon, Delhi


  • 1 Hospital


  • Dr. Arun Prasad is a consultant at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi since 1996 ( 1st USA - JCI accredited hospital in India )
  • He was one of the earliest surgeons in the World doing Laparoscopic Surgery for Gall Bladder
  • He devised his own technique for Laparoscopic Hernia repair that is recognised over the world in eminent medical journals
  • He has done the world’s first Laparoscopic operation of Gall Bladder fistula with the large intestine which too is recognised over the world in eminent medical journals
  • He has done the world’s first Thoracoscopic removal of Hydatid cyst of the lungs
  • He has been doing other complex and advanced laparoscopic operations for various abdominal and chest problems


  • Minimal Access Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery


  • Advanced Laparoscopy
  • Thoracoscopy (vats )
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery


  • Graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Poona in 1983
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) – UK
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Fellow of Indian Association of Gastro Endoscopic Surgeons (FIAGES )
  • Fellow in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery ( IAGES ) – after Jan 2012

Practice Information

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi

Sarita Vihar, Delhi Mathura Road, Delhi, Delhi - 110076

Achievements & Contributions

  • Recognition by National Health Service ( UK ) for developing Laparoscopic Day Care Surgery
  • Recognition by Royal College of Surgeons of London for developing Laparoscopic Training program
  • Recognition from Health Minister, Delhi for developing Thoracoscopic Surgery in Delhi, India
  • Recognition from Apollo Hospital for land mark international publication on Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy Surgery
  • Prize by Indian Association ( IAGES ) for study on 3mm Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • 1st International study demonstrating the feasibility of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Published in European Journal of Surgery 1994
  • 1st Laparoscopic surgery for cholecysto-colic fistula. Published in British Journal of Surgery, 1994
  • 1st Thoracoscopic Surgery for Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst in the World. Limca book of Records
  • Over 1500 Thoracoscopic Surgeries ( one of the highest in India )
  • Over 5000 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies
  • One of the very few surgeons in the world doing Bariatric, Thoracoscopic, Single Incision Laparoscopy and Advanced Upper & Lower GI laparoscopic surgeries
  • ASI (Association of Surgeons of India )
  • IAGES (Indian Association of Gastro Endoscopic Surgeons )
  • AMASI ( Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India )
  • OSSI ( Obesity Surgery Society of India )
  • APHS ( Asia Pacific Hernia Society )

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