Dr. Arun Prasad,
Obesity and bariatric surgeon

Senior consultant,29 years of experience,



About Doctor

At present he is one of the world’s youngest surgeons with an experience of over 7000 laparoscopic operations. (Surgical experience of 29 years and Laparoscopic experience for 24 years)

Done the world’s first Laparoscopic operation of Gall Bladder fistula with the large intestine which too is recognized over the world in eminent medical journals.

Done the world’s first Thoracoscopic removal of the Hydatid cyst of the lungs.

Worked on the other complex and advanced laparoscopic operations for various abdominal and chest problems.

Conducted one of the first series in the world in 1994, showing the feasibility and safety of doing Laparoscopic gall bladder surgery and sending home on the same day.

One of the very few Indians who have had the honor to be a tutor in Laparoscopic Surgery in the courses conducted at The Royal College of Surgeons, London. Presently he is a tutor in Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons of UK and also an examiner for MRCS conducted by the Royal College.

One of the few surgeons doing ETS for Hyperhidrosis

His specialties are Robotic and Laparoscopic Gastric bypass and Laparoscopic Gastric banding for Morbid Obesity ( Pioneer of robotic single anastomosis gastric bypass surgery in the world, has presented this at European, British and American forums )


Laparoscopic, Thoracoscopic and Bariatric Surgery,
Single Incision Laparoscopy and Advanced Upper & Lower GI Laparoscopic Surgeries,
Robotic and Laproscopic Gastric Bypass,
Laparoscopic Gastric banding for Morbid Obesity,
Thoracoscopic removal of Hydatid cyst of the lungs,
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair,
Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery

Work Experience

Senior Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, 1996
Junior Consultant, Charing Cross Medical School, London, 1994