Dr. Shashank Shah

Qualifications:

M.B.B.S., M.S., FAIS, Honorary FMAS, Honorary FIAGES, Honorary FALS,Honorary FMBS, Dip. Visiting Prof. France, Medical Council Reg. No. 61837

Director – Laparo-Obeso Centre:

A center for comprehensive treatment for Obesity and related metabolic diseases and
Training center for Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery.
Laparo Obeso Centre affiliated to Boston university for bariatric training program

Areas of Interest:

  • Bariatric surgery for obesity
  • Metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes
  • Hernia surgeries, open and laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery
  • Surgical emergencies
  • Portal hypertension
  • Laparoscopic Oncology
  • Thoracoscopic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis

Previous and Present Affiliations and experience

Year Approximate no of surgeries performed
K.E.M Hospital 1989-1991
1992-1995
Registrar
Full time surgeon
2000
6000
Poona Hospital 1995-2020 Consultant General & laparoscopic Surgeon 13,500
Ruby Hall Clinic 1995- 2012
2012-2020
Consultant General & laparoscopic Surgeon 12,000
Wockhardt Hospital 2005-2009 Consultant laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon 200
L.H.Hiranandani Hospital 2009-2012 Consultant laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon 500
Fortis Hospital 2009-2017 Consultant laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon 150
Hinduja Surgicals 2015-2020 Consultant laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon 300
Lilavati Hospital From Jan 2018 Honorary Consultant laparoscopic and bariatric Surgeries. 250
Visiting Consultant at many private hospital 1992-2020 16,000

EXPERIENCE:

29 Years of Surgical Experience:

  • 40,000+ Surgical Procedures Performed Till Date ( 1991 - 2020 )
  • 7,000+ Total Bariatric Procedures Performed Till Date ( 2004 - 2020 )

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Senior Resident in surgery at K.E.M. Hospital Pune affiliated to Poona University. Pune (1 year)
  • Chief Resident in Surgery at K.E.M. Hospital Pune affiliated to Poona University, Pune (1 year)
  • Junior Consultant in General Surgery at K.E.M. Hospital, Pune affiliated to the B.J. Medical College, Poona University, Pune (3 years)
  • Consultant Surgeon at Poona Hospital and Research Centre affiliated to Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune and DNB Board - October 1995 onwards.
  • Head of the Dept and Post-graduate teacher for Delhi National Board-DNB General surgery, 2005 to 2020
  • Post-Graduate Teacher for Minimal Invasive Surgery at Poona Hospital & Research Centre Bariatric Training faculty in EISE, Mumbai.
  • HOD for MUHS - Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowships at LOC
  • Course Director for Bariatric Surgery Training at CEMAST
  • Bariatric Training faculty in EISE, Mumbai.
  • Proctor for Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgical Training. Trained more than 500 Indian and International surgeons across the globe
  • Trained more than 2000 Indian and International surgeons across the globe
  • PhD guide at Symbiosis International ( Deemed) University
  • SAGES: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
  • SLS: Society of Laparo Endoscopic Surgeons of USA.
  • ELSA: Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia.
  • IHPBA: International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association.
  • IHPBA-India: Indian Association of Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgeons.
  • ASI: Association of Surgeons of India.
  • IAGES: Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgery.
  • AMASI: Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, as Founder member.
  • AMIS- Pune: Association of Minimal Invasive Surgery, Pune, as Founder Secretary and Trustee.
  • IMA: Indian Medical Association.
  • PSS: Poona Surgical Society, India.
  • IFSO: International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity.
  • OSSI: Obesity Surgery Society of India as Secretary
  • AIAARO: All India Association For Advancing Research In Obesity.
  • IASO: International Association for Study of Obesity
  • APBSS: Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgeons Society, as Founder member.
  • APHS: Asia Pacific Hernia Society
  • ASMBS: American society of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Affiliate surgeon
  • IBSRC: International Bariatric Surgical Review Committee
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal Of Obesity Surgery
  • Member of an expert panel for International Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert Panel Consensus Statement:
  • Chairman for the international bariatric club at the world congress of obesity surgery in 2012
  • Founder Member Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
  • Founder director for Barialink - A virtual Interactive Academy for training bariatric Surgeons for bariatric surgeries.
  • Post-graduate teacher for Diplomat of National Board (DNB) for General Surgery.
  • Post-graduate guide for Maharashtra University for Health Sciences ( MUHS ): fellowships in laparoscopic surgeries and bariatric surgeries.
  • Founder Member Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
  • Founder Secretary and Trustee-Association of Minimally Invasive Surgeons, Pune (AMIS)
  • Former President Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI), (2012-2016)
  • Former president International Excellence Federation (IEF), (2016)
  • Former President All India Association For Advancing Research In Obesity (AIAARO) (2014-2016)
  • Former Secretary - Poona surgical society (PSS)
  • Invited member Web-med Central plus Bariatric And Metabolic Surgery Editorial Board as a speciality editor
  • Only Indian to be invited as a faculty for all 4 international consensus summit for Sleeve Gastrectomy held in New York from 2009 to 2012 & the only Indian faculty for first 3 meetings of the same
  • Editorial Board Member: Bariatric times
  • Editorial Board Member - Obesity Surgery, the official journal of IFSO ( International Federation for Surgery for Obesity )
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Obesity and Metabolic Research (JOMR)
  • Faculty for AETF Asia Endosurgery Task Force
  • Visiting professor for IRCAD ( Research Institute against Digestive Cancer ) France - Strasbourg’s University Hospital, & Taiwan
  • Founder director for Barialink - A virtual Interactive Academy for training bariatric Surgeons for bariatric surgeries. PhD guide for Symbiosis University
  • Course director for CEMAST ( Centre Of Excellence For Minimal Access surgeries)
  • Course director for Bariatric training for BOSTON University School of Medicine. Affiliated bariatric training Course
  • Affiliated to symbiosis international deemed university as a collaborative research centre and Co-guide for PhD
SR. NO TITLE PUBLICATIONS
1. Buttressing the Staple Line: A Randomized Comparison Between Staple-Line Reinforcement Versus No Reinforcement During Sleeve Gastrectomy.
Shashank S Shah, Jayashree S Todkar, Poonam S Shah
Obesity surgery 08/2014; DOI: 10.1007/s11695-014-1374-z Source: PubMed
2. Molecular analysis of gut microbiota in obesity among Indian individuals.
Deepak P Patil, Dhiraj P Dhotre, Sachin G Chavan, Armiya Sultan, Dhawal S Jain, Vikram B Lanjekar, Jayshree Gangawani, Poonam S Shah, Jayshree S Todkar, Shashank Shah, Dilip R Ranade, Milind S Patole, Yogesh S Shouche
National Centre for Cell Science, Ganeshkhind, Pune 411 007, India.
Journal of Biosciences (Impact Factor: 1.76). 09/2012; 37(4):647-57. DOI: 10.1007/s12038-012-9244-0 Source: PubMed
3. International Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert Panel Consensus Statement: best practice guidelines based on experience of >12,000 cases.

Raul J Rosenthal, Alberto Aceves Diaz, Dag Arvidsson, Randal S Baker, Nicola Basso, Drake Bellanger, Camilo Boza, Haicam El Mourad, Michael France, Michel Gagner, Manoel Galvao-Neto, Kelvin D Higa, Jacques Himpens, Colleen M Hutchinson, Moises Jacobs, John O Jorgensen, Gregg Jossart, Muffazal Lakdawala, Ninh T Nguyen, David Nocca, Gerhard Prager, Alfons Pomp, Almino Cardoso Ramos, Shashank Shah, Michel Vix, Alan Wittgrove, Natan Zundel

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (Impact Factor: 4.12). 01/2012; 8(1):8-19. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2011.10.0.019
4. Prospective controlled study of effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on small bowel transit time and gastric emptying half-time in morbidly obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Shashank Shah, Poonam Shah, Michel Gagner, S Sonar, S Solav

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (Impact Factor: 4.12). 12/2009; 6(2):152-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.11.019
5. Diabetes remission and reduced cardiovascular risk after gastric bypass in Asian Indians with body mass index <35 kg/m(2).

Shashank S Shah, Poonam S Shah, David E Cummings

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (Impact Factor: 4.12). 09/2009; 6(4):332-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.08.009
6. Effectiveness of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on glycemic control in obese Indians with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Poonam S Shah, Jayashree S Todkar, Shashank S Shah

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (Impact Factor: 4.12). 08/2009; 6(2):138-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.06.007
7. Long-term effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Jayashree S Todkar, Shashank S Shah, Poonam S Shah, Jayashri Gangwani

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (Impact Factor: 4.12). 08/2009; 6(2):142-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.06.008
8. P-49: Cardiovascular risk reduction after GBP for type 2 DM in patients with BMI < 35kg/m2

Jayashree S. Todkar,Poonam Shah, Shashank S. Shah

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases – SURG OBES RELAT DIS 01/2009; 5(3). DOI:
9. PL214: Behavior of type 2 diabetes mellitus in obese Indian patients submitted to sleeve gastrectomy

Jayashree S. Todkar, Shashank S. Shah

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases – SURG OBES RELAT DIS 01/2009; 5(3). DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.03.042
10. Should gastric bypass operation be done for type 2 diabetes in subjects with body mass index 20 – 34 kgs/m 2?- an initial Indian experience

Shashank Shah, Jayshree Todakar

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases – SURG OBES RELAT DIS 01/2009; 5(3). DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.03.013
11. P-84: Weight loss & evolution of co-morbidities & quality of life following sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Results at more than 3 years

Jayashree S. Todkar, Shashank S. Shah, Poonam Shah Jayashri Gangwani

12. PL105: Decreased small bowel transit time (SBTT) after sleeve gastrectomy (SG): Possible early ileal stimiluation as an additional proposed mechanism of action for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) resolution

Shashank S. Shah, Jayashree S. Todkar, Poonam Shah

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases – SURG OBES RELAT DIS 01/2009; 5(3). DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.03.011
13. Cefoperazone-sulbactam for treatment of intra-abdominal infections: results from a randomized, parallel group study in India. Surgical Infections (Impact Factor: 1.87). 07/2008; 9(3):367-76. DOI: 10.1089/sur.2007.013
14. Comparison of the Clinical Outcome and Complications in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair of Inguinal Hernia With Mesh Fixation Using Fibrin Glue vs Tacker

Shashank Shah, Deepal Phalgune, Chandra Prashant

Indian Journal of Surgery,DOI 10.1007/s12262-015-1410-9
15. A Prospective Evaluation of 150 Individuals to Analyze the Cause and Effect Relationship of Morbid Obesity towards Certain Co-Morbidities. Ref: Indian Journal of Public Health and Research Development https://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:ijphrd&volume=8&issue=4&article=105
16. Variability of length of Small Intestine in Indian Population and its correltion with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity Ref: Purandare, A., Phalgune, D., & Shah, S. (2019). Variability of Length of Small Intestine in Indian Population and Its Correlation with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity. Obesity Surgery, 29(10), 3149-3153.
17. OSSI (Obesity Surgery Society of India) guidelines for patient and procedure selection for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Ref: Bhasker, A. G., Prasad, A., Raj, P. P., Wadhawan, R., Khaitan, M., Agarwal, A. J., ... & Shah, S. (2020). OSSI (Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India) Guidelines for Patient and Procedure Selection for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Obesity Surgery, 1-7.
18. Trends and progress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in India Ref: Bhasker AG, Prasad A, Raj PP, et al. Trends and progress of bariatric and metabolic surgery in India [published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 24]. Updates Surg. 2020;10.1007/s13304-020-00774-x. doi:10.1007/s13304-020-00774-x
CHAPTER PUBLICATION
A decade of experience in bariatric surgery Indian patients , in Medicine Update 2016-1 by Assosiation of Physicians of India
Metabolic surgery for Diabetes and Morbid obesity Cardio-Metabolic Medicine-Emerging frontiers
Bariatric Surgery: Indications, techniques and results GI Surgery Annual-Vol.15
Surgery with adjuvant sclerotherapy a better modality of treatment for Portal hypertension Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
Should BMI be considered as the most appropriate measure to determine Bariatric/ metabolic surgery cut off ? View point article- published in Bariatric Times
  • Surgeon Of Excellence certified By Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)
  • Dr Shah was honoured with honorary FIAGS, FALS by IAGES: Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgery.
  • Dr Shah was awarded honorary FMAS by AMASI: Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • First-ever surgeon to be honoured with VIVIAN FONSECA SCHOLAR AWARD BY AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION for the research on surgical treatment of type 2 diabetes in June 2016
  • World record holder for performing 45 hernia Surgeries in just 10 hours Published by LIMCA BOOK OF WORLD RECORD – 31st July 2005
  • Received most prestigious award and honour to have Dr Jaipal Singh Oration for the year 2017 by Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Both BBC and National Geographic have appreciated Dr Shah's skills and knowledge by recording his work in various documentaries released worldwide.
  • Received an honour to have Dr V.S. Metgud IMA Belgaum branch oration
  • Received Poona Surgical Society's International Contribution Award
  • Honoured as ICON of Pune in 2016
  • Video accepted at SAGES Video Library at Florida, USA on Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Myasthenia gravis, a new approach in April 2005.
    1. Presented in many national and international conferences about advances in bariatric and metabolic surgery for many years.
    2. Many research papers are published in national and international journals and publications
  • Received award from as an innovator from IIT innovations in 2009 for "Interventional therapies for type 2 diabetes."
FACULTY ORGANISER
Executive Committee Member International College of Surgeons in 1994,
Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune
Organizing Committee Member ISGCON 1998 ,AFMC, Pune.
Organizing secretary 1st International Workshop on Advanced
Laparoscopic Surgery, AMIS-Pune 2004
Founder member APBSS 1st Asia Pacific meet for Obesity, Taiwan, Feb 2005
Organizing Chairman - 1st live International workshop on Surgery for Morbid Obesity by AMIS, Pune on 5th June 2005
Live demonstration: Laparoscopic extraperitoneal hernia-repair, MIS-with-Prolene Hernia System (PHS), for ASI Yavatmal, June 2005.
Council-member for International Hernia Innovation Council meeting Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 2005.
1st Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgery (APBS) meeting in Delhi in January 2006 as Faculty
AIAARO (All India Association of Advanced research on Obesity) annual conference at Ahmedabad as faculty, May 2007
Organizing Chairperson The International Conference on Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery:

METASURG 2008, 2009 to 2014
India Metasurg 2014

1st ever Asian BMI (Bariatric and metabolic integrated) Consensus Summit (ABC)

Invited as Organizing Committee Member IFSO 2013
Organizing Chairperson Bariatric Surgery Master Class held in 2013
Organizing Chairman Conference of Obesity Surgery Society of India: In 2014
Organizing committee member INDOMEDICON - An antiaging conference held in Mumbai in Feb.2014
Organizing chairman for IFSO-APC Goa, India at 2017
Organizing Secretary B.E.S.T Metasurg 2018 in June 2018
Chairman Obesity Prevention and Control Task Force by National IMA

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