Achievements and Awards

  • 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.