Dr. Ashish Bhanot

Bariatric Surgeon in India

Here is the curriculum vitae of Dr. Ashish Bhanot, a leading bariatric surgeon in India specializing in the most advanced and basic laparoscopic and weight loss surgical procedures. He is a life member of various reputable organizations and associations, including the International Federation of Obesity Surgery (Indian chapter), the Indian Medical Association, and the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India.  He also has ample teaching experience and numerous international publications under his belt.

Curriculum Vitae – Dr. Ashish Bhanot

Key Skills

Most advanced as well basic laparoscopic surgery procedures as well as bariatric surgery.

Current Position

Senior Consultant – Department of General and Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and Minimal Access Surgery

Professional Experience

  • Consultant – Department of GI Surgery, GI Onco Surgery, Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery – Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh – New Delhi
  • Senior Consultant – Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery – Primus Hospital, Delhi
  • Chief Consultant – Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery – Wockhardt Hospital Nagpur )June 26, 2008 to September 29, 2009)
  • Associate Professor – Department of Surgery – M.M. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research – Mullana, Ambala (July 31, 2007 to June 23, 2008)
  • Assistant Professor – Department of Surgery – Govt. Medical College, Bhavnagar (April 13, 2002 to April 12, 2007)
  • Senior Resident – Department of Surgery – Government Medical College and Hospital, Jamnagar – Gujarat (January 2000 to December 2001)


A. International Journals
1. “Laparoscopic Repair in Intra Peritoneal Rupture of Bladder in Blunt Trauma Abdomen”

  • Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques (2007 Feb; 17 (1):58-9), Journal of Surgical Laparoscopy & Endoscopy (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins)

2. “Role of Liquid Nitrogen alone Compared with Combination of Liquid Nitrogen & Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide in Treatment of Small Keloids.”

  • Accepted for publication in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology Blackwell Publishing

3. “Congenital Hiatus Hernia: A surgical Challenge.”

  • Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine, 2008, 3(1):40-41

4. “Stones Formation at Both Ends of Forgotten Ureteral DJ Stent”

  • Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine, 2009, 4(8):480

5. “Laparoscopic Abdominoplasty – An Original Article on New Technique” ,“Laparoscopic Abdominoplasty for Divarication of Recti”

  • Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine, 2009, 4(12):703-705.

B. National Journals
1. “Laparoscopic Assisted Removal of Rectal Foreign Body” by Ashish Bhanot, G.R. Patel, Mitesh Bachhani, Vijay Raj Gohil

  • Indian Journal of Surgery,  2006; 68:216-218

2. “Laparoscopic Ultrasongraphy – Newer Diagnostic and Staging Modality in Surgery” – Review Article

  • Gujarat Medical Journal, February-2007 Vol. 2 no.2:65-66

3. “Isolated Phlebectasia of the Forearm” by Ashish Bhanot, G.R. Patel, Mitesh Bachhani, Vijay Raj Gohi

  • Indian Journal of Surgery, 2007; 69: 115-116

Professional and Educational Qualifications

  • Training in Bariatric Surgery
  • Fellowship in Endoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Visiting Fellowship in Minimally Access Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
  • 2000 – MS (General Surgery)- Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jamnagar
  • 1996 – M.B.B.S – Government Medical College & Hospital – Amritsar

Special Training and Conferences Attended

  • Basic training course in Laparoscopic Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital – New Delhi, September 2001
  • Visiting Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital – New Delhi, September 2001
  • Hands-on training in Upper Gastro-intestinal Endoscopy & Colonoscopy – from January to March 30, 2002
  • International Symposium on Pancreatic & Biliary Diseases from May 2002 at Goa
  • LAPGICON Beyond Basics in Laparoscopic Surgery at Ahmedabad
  • Asia Pacific Obesity Conclave- International symposium & workshop on Obesity Surgery, March 2006
  • Uro Update 2005 at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, August 2005
  • IHPBA-India 2005 International Conference Hepato- Biliary & Pancreatic Surgery and live workshop on Panreatic -Biliary & Liver Surgeries
  • Endosurgery 05 International Conference on Mechanism of Mishap and Risk Reduction Strategies at New Delhi
  • IL& FS Education Technology Services Ltd. course on Effective Management of Resources – January 31 to February 03, 2006
  • Training in Advance Laparoscopic Procedures at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi – June 2004
  • CME on G.I Surgeries Update in Jan 2006 at Ahmedabad
  • Dissection of Hepatic Segments and Hepatic Resection workshop held on April 30, 2006 at L.T.M.M.C Sion, Mumbai.
  • Training in Bariatric Surgery and Fellowship in Endoscopic Hernia Surgery at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi – February 6 to March 5, 2007
  • 2008 – International Conference and Workshop on Laparoscopic Oncosurgery –  Hyderbad
  • 2009- 1st Asia Oceania Metabolic Surgery Summit and Metabolic Surgery Training workshop – Mumbai
  • 2009 – 5th Asia Oceania International conference on Obesity, Mumbai
  • 2009 – National Conference on Obesity and Metabolic Surgery by OSSI – Hyderabad
  • 2009 – Simulated Training in Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery Mumbai at Ethicon Institute
  • 2009 – Training in Endostaplers in Endosurgery at Ethicon Institute, Mumbai 2009
  • International Conference and Workshop on Obesity Surgery MetaSurg  – Mumbai
  • 2009 – Training in Gastric Sleeve Surgery at Ethicon Institute, Mumbai
  • International Workshop on Obesity Surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences – New Delhi, October 2009
  • Fellowship course in Minimal Access Surgical Gastroenterology FIAGES – May 2012
  • 2012 – Advanced training in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery at Ethicon Institute
  • 2012 – IFSO course on Surgical Management of Metabolic Syndrome XV11 World Congress


  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association S.No.Lm/guj/1668
  • Life Member of the  Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Life Member of the All Indian Society of Advancing Research in Obesity
  • Life Member of the International Federation of Obesity Surgery (Indian chapter)
  • Life Member of Obesity Surgery Society India

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