A first bariatric centre in the world having 2 facilities certified as CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE BY SURGICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF METABOLIC AND BARITRIC SURGERY
Performed “45 HERNIAS in 10 hours” and qualified for the LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS on the 31st July 2005 & published as a record in LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS 2006
Video accepted at SAGES Video Library at Florida, USA on “Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Myaesthenia gravis, a new approach” in April 2005.
Invitation to St. Marks Hospital, Philippines as international faculty in Bariatrics.
First Indian to present a video on “Revision bariatric surgery” at IFSO World Congress in 2006.
MASCOT Trial-Did a trial as a principal investigator from India. “Cefoperazone/sulbactam for treatment of intra-abdominal infections: results from a prospective, randomized, parallel group study in India” published in Journal of SURGICAL INFECTIONS.
Organized Metasurg 2008 – a unique conference on “Surgical treatment of Diabetes Mellitus type II and Obesity” 1st-3rd February 2008, Mumbai, India. Attended by more than 300 delegates from Asia.
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
Presented Indian data for metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes in patients with low BMI IN the 1st world congress in New York on 15-16th Sept 2008.
Received award from as an innovator from IIT innovations at 2009 for “Interventional therapies for type 2 diabetes/Metabolic surgery for type 2diabetes”
Presented 5 research papers based on unit’s data in annual congress of American society of metabolic and bariatric surgery at 2009, out of which 3 presented in the plenary session.
Done 1st Single incision laparoscopic bariatric surgery in India-live demonstration in the international conference METASURG 2009.
Felicitation for Leading Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune towards global recognition on 28th Nov. 09 on the occasion of silver jubilee year of Ruby Hall Clinic
The first Indian appointed as a member of the committee of International Bariatric Surgical Review Corporation
Honorary fellowships awarded by prestigious national organizations:
Fellowship for Minimally Access Surgery (FMAS ) awarded by the hands of Minister Chandrababu Naidu.
Fellowship by IAGES – Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons awarded in an international conference in Feb. 2012.