Dr. Arun Prasad has over 32 years of total surgical experience. Senior Consultant for the last 23 years since Dec 1994. This was after 10 years training in India (4 years) and the United Kingdom (6 years).
Involved with Laparoscopic Surgery from the time it started in the UK. Belongs to the first generation of laparoscopic surgeons. One of the first in the UK to be doing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Hernia repair on day case. One of the first surgeons internationally to be doing Minimally Invasive Piles Surgery (Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy), Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis of Palms and Axilla and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) of the gallbladder, appendix, bariatric and thoracoscopic surgery. Experience of over 7500 laparoscopic surgeries that include over 5000 laparoscopic cholecystectomy, over 1000 laparoscopic hernia surgery and rest advanced laparoscopic surgery including Thoracoscopic and Bariatric Surgery.
Have the privilege to have done the World's first laparoscopic operation for:
Arun Prasad is a medical graduate from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He did his masters in surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1988 and went to the UK for higher surgical training in GI surgery. After doing FRCS in 1990, he worked at Charing Cross Medical School, London and associated hospitals. Laparoscopic surgery was started by his team at that hospital.
On his return from the UK in 1996, he joined Apollo Hospitals as one of the youngest senior consultants and had been working there for the last 22 years before accepting his current positions at Manipal Hospitals, New Delhi. He is one of the pioneers of Minimal Access Surgery (Advanced & single incision laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Bariatric Surgery and Robotic Surgery) in India.
He has many international publications in peer-reviewed journals describing techniques and results. He currently is President of Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI), and has been the vice president of national laparoscopic and national obesity surgery associations of India. He is a teacher- post graduates and adjunct professor of surgery. He has one of the largest experiences of robotic gastrointestinal surgeries and particularly robotic bariatric surgery.
Hospital directory listing: https://delhi.manipalhospitals.com/doctor/gastrointestinologist/dr-arun-prasad
MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY INCLUDING LAPAROSCOPY, ROBOTIC, THORACOSCOPY (VATS ), BARIATRIC SURGERY, ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPY, ROBOTIC, THORACOSCOPY (VATS ), BARIATRIC SURGERY, GASTROINTESTINAL CANCER SURGERY
Head of Department of Surgery, Chief of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Centre
Manipal Hospitals, Delhi
MBBS (AFMC Poona), MS Surgery (MAMC New Delhi), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glas)
From Manipal Directory 7-2018:
President of Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI), affiliated to International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity Vice President of Indian Association of Gastroendoscopic Surgeons ( IAGES )
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