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.