Dr. Pankaj Garg Colorectal Surgeon in Chandigarh

Dr. Pankaj Garg
Colorectal Surgeon, Chandigarh

MS (AIIMS), MBBS (AIIMS) MNAMS

Dr Pankaj Garg is a colorectal surgeon based in Chandigarh. He is one of the international experts in the field of Anal Fistula, Hemorrhoids and Anal Fissures. He has Invented 5 new operations, 3 new treatment concepts and 2 discoveries which have been published in the top global medical journals. Patients from around 40 countries come for treatment for his surgical expertise. (not for medical tourism which is a cheaper treatment).

On May 21, 2014 at Hollywood, Florida, USA, Dr Garg gave a lecture on "Garg Perfact Procedure", his new invention, at an annual conference of AMERICAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons (ASCRS).  This is the latest in procedures to cure Fistula-in-ano. It is associated with a small cut, less pain and no risk of incontinence. The required hospital stay is less than a day and the patient resumes all his/her daily activities from the very next day of the surgery. The success rate of this procedure is also more than other newer methods like VAAFT or MAFT (Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment), LIFT (Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula tract), Anal Fistula PLUG or GLUE.

Dr. Pankaj Garg has authored and co-authored more than 70 articles (more than 60 as first author) in high impact European and US journals (including Nature series). Five Meta-analysis which is the highest form of publication in top global journals. He has been invited by top surgical societies in USA to deliver lectures for the past several years. He has given more than 60 lectures at top international conferences.

Dr. Garg is the Recipient of Highest Award in Science & Technology in the states of Haryana, Punjab & Chandigarh. He has bestowed highest awards by Top Surgical Societies of the World

  •         ASCRS (USA)- American Society of Colorectal Surgeons
  •         SAGES (USA)- Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  •         ASI- Society of Surgeons in India
Dr. Garg has trained doctors from across the globe in Operative techniques and Clinical Research. He has given new Classification for Anal Fistulas; 'Garg Classification of Anal Fistulas' has been published in a high ranking UK journal.

Experience

Colorectal Surgeon, Garg Fistula Research Institute, Panchkula June, 2004 -  December, 2017

Specialities

  • Colorectal Surgery (Proctology)

  • Minimal Access Surgery

  • Piles

Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage

  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal

  • Hemorrhoid Banding

  • Hemorrhoid Removal

  • Hemorrhoid Treatment

Expertise

  • Anal Fistula
  • Fistula-in-ano
  • Piles (Hemorrhoids)
  • Anal Fissure
  • Fissure-in-ano
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Scarless Surgery

Education

  • MBBS(AIIMS, N.Delhi), MS(AIIMS, N.Delhi)
  • MSAGES(USA), MELSA(Hongkong), MNAMS
  • Post Graduate Course in Medical Ethics (Norway)
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery (FIAGES)
  • International Expert in Anal Fistula, Piles, Anal Fissurs & Pilonidal Sinus

Practice Information

Fortis Hospital, Mohali

Fortis Hospital, Mohali

Sector 62, Phase - VIII, Mohali, Mohali, Chandigarh - 160062

Private Practice Information

Dr. Garg Piles & Laparoscopy Hospital

Dr. Garg Piles & Laparoscopy Hospital

1042, Sector 15, Near Amartex Chowk, Panchkula, Haryana - 134113

  • (+91) 9501011000

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Nationnal Conferences:Pankaj Garg. "Prevention and management of complications of Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy". Presented at NZ-ASICON 2009; All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, 24 January, 2009.
  • Pankaj Garg. “Anal Fistula Plug- An Indian experience.” Presented at: Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopic surgeons; Srinagar,Kashmir, India, June 2007.
  • Pankaj Garg. “Prevention of Diabetic foot.” Presented at: Diabetic Foot Society of India(Endocrinology & Vascular Surgery Department, Fortis Hospital); Mohali, India, November 2006.
  • Pankaj Garg.  “A new procedure- Anal Fistula Plug.” An oral presentation at: Association of Surgeons of India(Delhi state chapter); New Delhi, India, October 2006.
  • Pankaj Garg. “Role of key hole surgery in modern world.” Presented at: Kurukshetra University; Kurukshetra, India, February 2006.
  • LIVE Surgery in conferences Live Surgery in IAGES-USI Twin Conference-                                     &
  • fistulacure.com/About_us/Publications Dr Pankaj Garg ANAL FISTULA.pdf
  • http://fistulacure.com/About_us/Publications%20Dr%20Pankaj%20Garg%20%20HEMORRHOIDS,%20FISSURES,%20PILONIDAL%20SINUS.pdf
  • BETADINE National Surgeon's Award                                              &nb
  • Awarded Prestigious American Society Membership,May,2005
  • Founded ABCDE- Association for Breast Cancer Death Eradication, Oct,2006
  • Dr Garg's Centre of Excellence Awarded as "Best Piles & Fissures Clinic in North India", August 2013
  • Conferred with Global Healthcare Excellence Award, August 2013
  • Awarded the BETADINE SURGEON'S AWARD- the top Research award of the biggest association of Surgeons in India-ASI (Association of Surgeons of India)
  • International SAGES (USA) Young Investigator Traveling Fellowship Award              April, 2009
  • Awarded International Travelling Fellowship by American Society of Colo-Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) for the year 2009. This award included $3000(USD) cash apart from $600(USD) for registration at ASCRS conference at  Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA from May 2-5,2009 and $855 (USD) for a yearly subscription of the journal "Diseases Colon Rectum".
  • Pankaj Garg. VIDEO PRESENTATION- GARG PERFACT Procedure- A new minimal invasive method to treat Complex Anal Fistulas. Presented at the Annual conference of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat from 27-29 December, 2013
  • Pankaj Garg. Conservative treatment of Chronic Fissure-in-ano with high success rate. Presented at the Annual conference of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat from 27-29 December, 2013
  • Pankaj Garg. PERFACT Procedure- A new minimal invasive method to treat Complex Anal Fistulas. Presented at the Annual conference of Association of Colo-Rectal Surgeons of India (ACRSI) held in Khajurao, MP from 20-22 September, 2013
  • Pankaj Garg. Should Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy be a gold-standard in management of Fissure-in-ano: A time for reappraisal. Presented at the Annual conference of Association of Colo-Rectal Surgeons of India (ACRSI) held in Khajurao, MP from 20-22 September, 2013
  • Pankaj Garg, Vinayak Misra, Yogesh Misra. Video-Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment As A Minimally Invasive Treatment For Transsphincteric Fistula-In-Ano..  Presented at Annual conference of American Society of Colo-rectal Surgeons(ASCRS), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, April 28-30, 2013
  • Pankaj Garg, Jai Deep Thakur, Vikas Gupta, Surya Nalamati. “Chronic anal fissure : Is it an infection in a physically deformed lesion? : A new insight into an old plight ” . Presented at Annual conference of American Society of Colo-rectal Surgeons(ASCRS), San Antonio, Texas, USA, June 2-6, 2012
  • Pankaj Garg, Vikas Gupta, Mahak Garg, Jai Deep Thakur. Cosmetic outcome after single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy and conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy: An objective comparison. Presentation at  Annual meeting of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), San Deigo, California, USA, Mar 7-10 2012.
  • Pankaj Garg, Vikas Gupta, Jai Deep Thakur, Mahak Garg, Geetha Menon. Comparison of Single-incision laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy : A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Presentation at  Annual meeting of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), San Deigo, California, USA, Mar 2012
  • Pankaj Garg,  Srijith Nair,  Geetha R Menon , Jai Deep Thakur, Mohamed Ismail.. Mesh fixation compared to non-fixation in total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: A randomized controlled trial in a rural center. Oral Presentation at  Annual meeting of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), San Antonio, Texas, USA. Apr 2011.
  • Pankaj Garg, Jai Deep Thakur, Rajeev Sharma, Ashok K Attri, Jeremy Song.. Comparison of early morbidity parameters between Single  incision and conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy : A  prospective controlled trial
  • Presentation at  Annual meeting of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), San Antonio, Texas, USA. Apr 2011
  • Pankaj Garg, Jaideep Thakur, NS Aneja. Safety and feasibility of single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy with conventional instruments in a rural hospital. Presentation at  Annual meeting of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), San Antonio, Texas, USA. Apr 2011.
  • Pankaj Garg, Mohamed Ismail. To compare early effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), standard ileal interposition with LSG, diverted ileal interposition with LSG & duodeno-jejunal bypass in T2DM in a rural Indian hospital
  • 2nd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITD), New York, USA, Mar 2011
  • Pankaj Garg, Mohamed Ismail. “Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal repair in recurrent inguinal hernias:  Comparing outcome with primary hernia repair in 937 patients”. Selected for Oral Presentation at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual conference, Phoenix, USA, April 2009
  • Pankaj Garg, Mohamed Ismail. “Is prophylactic laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair on contralateral side justified: A comparative study of bilateral to unilateral repair in 1754 hernias”.
  • Selected for Oral Presentation at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual conference, Phoenix, USA, April 2009.
  • Mohamed Ismail, Pankaj Garg. “Could total extraperitoneal hernia repair done under spinal anesthesia without fixation of mesh be recommended as the first line procedure for unilateral inguinal hernias?”. Selected for Oral Presentation at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual conference, Phoenix, USA, April 2009
  • Pankaj Garg. “A modification in Longo’s technique significantly improves the results of Stapler Anopexy in higher grade hemorrhoids.” Presented at International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeons(ISUCRS) Biennial conference, San Diego, USA, September 16, 2008
  • Swaminatha V. Gurudevan, Pankaj Garg, Ramni Khattar, Todd Zynda, Florin Moisiuc, Shaista Malik, Farhood Saremi, Jagat Narula. Prevalence and Severity of Coronary Artery Disease in Asymptomatic Women: A Cross-Sectional 64-Slice MDCT Study.  Presented at annual conference of Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT),Orlando, Florida, USA, July16-17, 2008
  • Swaminatha V. Gurudevan, Pankaj Garg, Ramni Khattar, Todd Zynda, Florin Moisiuc, Shaista Malik, Farhood Saremi, Jagat Narula,: “Framingham Risk score correlates well with Atherosclerotic plaque burden and obstructive disease in coronary vessels in aymptomatic individuals.”  Presented at annual conference of American Diabetes Association(ADA), San Francisco, USA, June 16, 2008
  • Pankaj Garg, S M Ismail. “Impact of previous hemorrhoids surgery and out-patient procedures for hemorrhoids on the results of Stapler Mucosectomy- A study in 500 patients.” Presented at Tripartite annual conference of American Society of Colo-rectal Surgeons(ASCRS), Boston, MA, USA June 7, 2008
  • S M Ismail, Pankaj Garg. “High Patient satisfaction and low recurrence rates with Stapler Mucosectomy in 960 patients with Stage III hemorrhoids.” Presented at Tripartite annual conference of American Society of Colo-rectal Surgeons(ASCRS), Boston, MA, USA June 7,2008.
  • Pankaj Garg, S M Ismail. “Drain in pre-peritoneal space significantly reduces the incidence of seroma formation after laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: a study in 1560 hernias.” Presented at European Hernia Society, Annual conference, Sevilla, Spain, May 7,2008
  • S M Ismail, Pankaj Garg. “Laparoscopic inguinal Totally Extraperitoneal hernia repair without mesh fixation in spinal anesthesia: early results in 1461 hernia repairs.” Presented at European Hernia Society, Annual conference, Sevilla, Spain, May 7,2008
  • Pankaj Garg, S M Ismail. “Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of femoral hernia without fixation of mesh: A series of seven patients.” Presented at European Hernia Society, Annual conference, Sevilla, Spain, May 8,2008
  • S M Ismail, Pankaj Garg. “Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: comparing results of mesh fixation with no fixation of the mesh in 1680 hernias.” Presented at European Hernia Society, Annual conference, Sevilla, Spain, May 8,2008
  • Pankaj Garg, Florin Moisiuc, Todd Zynda, Ramni Khattar, Shaista Malik, Farhood Saremi, Jagat Narula, Swaminatha Gurudevan.: “NCEP-ATP III Guidelines Underestimate the Need for Statin Therapy in At-Risk Individuals: A Cross-Sectional Study Using 64-Slice MDCT.” Presented at annual conference of American College of Cardiology(ACC), Chicago, March 28, 2008
  • Pankaj Garg, Ramni Khattar, Todd Zynda, Florin Moisiuc, Shaista Malik, Farhood Saremi, Jagat Narula, Swaminatha V. Gurudevan: “Framingham Risk score correlates well with Atherosclerotic plaque burden and obstructive disease in coronary vessels in aymptomatic individuals.” Presented at annual conference of American College of Cardiology(ACC), Chicago, March 28, 2008
  • Pankaj Garg. “Anal Fistula Plug: A new novel Minimally Invasive procedure to treat Anal Fistulas-An Asian experience.” Presented at: Asian Federation of Colo-proctology (AFCP); Tokyo, Japan, September 2007
  • SAGES- Society of American Gastro-Intestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons, USA
  • ELSA- Endoscopic & Laparoscopic surgeons of Asia, Hongkong
  • IUSCRS- International Society of University of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, USA
  • MNAMS- Member National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • AMASI- Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • IAGES- Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons
  • ASI- Association of Surgeons of India
  • ACRSI- Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons of India
  • IHA- Indian Hospital Association
  • IMA-Indian Medical Association
  • SELSI- Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of India
  • ASCRS- American Society of Colon Rectum Surgeons