Dr.B. Ravishankar Bhat

Dr.B. Ravishankar Bhat
Surgical Gastroenterologist, Bangalore

MBBS, MS(Gen Surgery), DNB(Gen Surgery), FRCS(Edinburgh), MCh(GI Surgery)

Dr. B. Ravishankar is a well experienced senior consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist associated with Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital and Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. He is adept in surgical gastroenterology, liver transplant, bariatric surgeries and minimally invasive surgeries.


  • Surgical Gastroenterology

  • Liver Transplant

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery


  • Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Liver transplant
  • Bariatric surgeries
  • Minimal invasive surgeries


  • MBBS, MS(Gen Surgery), DNB(Gen Surgery), FRCS(Edinburgh), MCh(GI Surgery)

Practice Information

Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital, Bangalore

Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital, Bangalore

Lady Curzon Road, Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560001

Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

154/11, Opp, I.I.M, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560076

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Dr. Ravishankar has co-authored several chapters and articles in text books and scientific journals, besides presenting numerous research papers. Some of the papers he has co-authored are:
  • Haemorrhagic and Vascular complications of Pancreatitis, in: J.D.Wig (ed.) The Pancreas - by Bhat RS, Dwivedi DN, Chattopadhyay
  • Surgeon and HIV infections. Hospital Today - by Dwivedi DN, Bhat RS, Chattopadhyay
  • Solid pseudopapillary tumour of pancreas: A rare neoplasm published in the Indian Journal of Surgery. Co-authored by Miglani Ripan K. Nagesh N. S. Murthy Divakar S. Bhat Ravi Shankar , Nayak Raj Sekhar ,Ashok Kumar K.V
  • Immunoglobulin G4-associated cholangitis mimicking cholangiocarcinoma in a young boy. Miglani, authored by RK Murthy D, Bhat R, Kumar and published In J Postgrad Med.
  • Presentation, Diagnosis and Management of Hemobilia published in Gastroenterology today, co-authored by Bhat RS, Dwivedi DN
  • Dr. Ravishankar has also contributed widely for research projects. Notable among them are:
  • Role of octreotide in lower G.I.bleed: A preliminary report of a prospective randomized study. The results of the research was - Octreotide reduces the blood loss, number of bleeding episodes and time taken for the bleeding to stop
  • Diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography in advanced carcinoma gall bladder. The research results were -CECT is sensitive in detecting liver infiltration and lymph node involvement. It is specific in identifying liver metastasis, biliary infiltration. CECT is less specific for lymph node involvement
  • He is a recipient of Dr.Mahadevan’s award that was given by the Karnataka state Chapter of Association of surgeon of India. This award was issued at for the paper on surgical management of Portal hypertension