Dr. Shashank Shah
Department of Bariatric Surgery


Dr.Shashank has over 26 years of experience as a practicing consultant in Laproscopic and Bariatric surgery.Dr.Shah is the first and only Indian to head three major international societies on Diabetes.

He is the president of AIAARO (All India Association of Advancing Research in Obesity),past president of Obesity Surgery Society of India and International Excellence Federation of Asia.

He has more than 3000 cases to his credits and has started 1st bariatric surgery training centre in India and trained more than 500 surgeons in India and worldwide.

Area Of Interest

  • Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Awards and Recognition

  • Dr.Shah has entered in Limca Book of world records in 2006 for performing 45 hernia operations in just 10 hours.
  • He is honoured as the first Indian Member of the board of International Bariatric Surgical Review Corporation (IBSRC).
  • He has been awarded in IIT innovations in 2008 for metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes.
  • Dr. Shah is designated under super surgeon category with two centres of excellence at his credit by SRC-the American board. He is the only Asian faculty invited for all international consensus summit meetings for sleeve gastrectomy.
  • He has Presented a first ever international broadcast by Cleveland Clinic, US on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes – Asian Context through video-conference On 1st Aug.2008
  • Dr. Shah is the visiting faculty and professor for laparoscopic bariatric surgery at European institute of telesurgery – IRCAD and many other Asian centres of bariatric surgery.
  • Also a members of the editorial board of the journal of obesity surgery, an official journal of IFSO ,bariatric times, WebmedCentral plus Bariatric And Metabolic Surgery Editorial Board as a speciality editor, Editorial board member for JOMR-Journal of metabolic and bariatric research

Research Publications

    Dr. Shah gets a credit of pioneering one of the most appreciated and worldwide accepted bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy in Asia. Dr. Shashank Shah is having a large research data on sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and metabolic surgeries published in index journals. He is a principle investigator of the landmark international study of Asian diabetes and its treatment.