Dr. Shashank Shah Bariatric Surgeon in Mumbai

Dr. Shashank Shah

Bariatric Surgeon, Mumbai


  • 33 Years Experience
  • 2 Hospitals


  • Director: Laparo-Obeso Centre – Comprehensive treatment for Obesity and related metabolic diseases and a Training center for Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
  • Director: Department of Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune
  • Honorary Cancer surgeon- Ruby Hall Clinic , Pune
  • Honorary Surgeon – Poona Hospital and Research Centre, Pune
  • BJMC, Sassoon General Hospital, Pune
  • Dr. L.H. Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai
  • Dr. Shashank Shah established a safest and minimally invasive obesity surgery like sleeve gastrectomy with advanced technique in Asia
  • He has performed one of the largest series of successful bariatric and metabolic surgeries in Asia
  • He started the first Bariatric training program in India in which thousands of surgeons from Asia and abroad are trained
  • He runs a bariatric training centre in India
  • He is the only Asian-Indian surgeon invited to share his experience about the sleeve Gastrectomy in all 4 international consensus summits ( ICSSG) held in New York from 2007 to 2012
  • He is the first invited speaker for the innovations session's live relay from Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Languages : English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi


  • Bariatric Surgery

  • General & Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

  • Obesity


  • Gastrointestinal Surgery


  • Laparoscopic Oncology
  • Thoracoscopic thymectomy for myaestenia gravis.


  • Dr. Shashank Shah has done his advanced training of laparoscopic and bariatric surgeries from many centres from abroad like Germany, Brazil and USA

Practice Information

Laparo Obeso Centre, Pune

Laparo Obeso Centre, Pune

2143, Sadashiv Peth, Vijayanagar Colony, N. C. Phadke Chowk, Near Neelayam Theater, Next to Hotel Kaveri, Pune, Maharashtra - 411030

Lilavati Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

Lilavati Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

Bandra Reclamation, A-791, Bandra (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400050


12:00 PM - 02:00 PM & 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • His name is entered in Limca Book of world records in 2006 for performing 45 hernia operations in just 10 hours
  • Presented papers on following topics in plenary session of American Society of Metabolic and bariatric surgery in June 2009, in Dallas , USA Weight loss & evaluation of co-morbidities &quality of life following sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity with type 2 diabetes mellitus: results at more than 3 years 
  • Cardio-vascular risk reduction after GBP for Type 2 DM in patients with BMI< 35 KGS/M2 
  • Behavior of type 2 diabetes mellitus in obese Indian patients submitted to sleeve gastrectomy 
  • Should gastric bypass operation be done for type 2  diabetes in subjects with a body mass index 20-34 kgs/m2?-an Indian experience
  •  Multiple national and international publications and presentations in international congress like American society of metabolic and Bariatric surgery (ASMBS), International federation of society for Obesity surgery (IFSO), and many more are credited in his name
  • Chapters written about bariatric and metabolic surgery  in the following textbooks- Cardio-Metabolic Medicine-Emerging frontiers 
  • Chapter: Metabolic surgery for Diabetes and Morbid obesity 
  • GI Surgery Annual-Vol.15- Chapter: Bariatric Surgery: Indications, techniques and results 
  • Dr. Shah is the editorial board member of obesity surgery journal, an official index journal of IFSO-International Federation of Surgery for Obesity
  • He is also an editorial board member of Bariatric Times, USA
  • Obesity Surgery Society Of India (OSSI)
  • International Bariatric Surgery Review Committee (IBSRC) 

Patient Experience

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