Our Team

Dr Shashank Shah

Co-founder and Director of Laparo Obeso Centre

Director : Laparo Obeso Centre


President : Obesity Surgery Society Of India (OSSI)

Member : International Bariatric Surgery Review Committee (IBSRC)

Dr Shashank Shah is an expert laparoscopic bariatric i.e. obesity surgeon in India. He is a director of Laparo Obeso Centre which is a centre for treatment for weight loss and weight-related metabolic diseases.Read More

Dr Poonam Shah

Founder and Director of Laparo Obeso Centre

  • The 1st bariatric physician in India has more than 8 yrs of experience with thousands of patients of obesity-associated comorbidities treated successfully. Experience of more than 5 yrs as an intensivist gives her an additional edge over others in treating various challenges of obese patients. Has been invited as a speaker at various national and international conferences.
  • Established the 1st support group in India known as Obeso support group, which is now popular as dream slim club.
  • Published many research papers in national and international journals

Dr Pallavi Shah

Bariatric Coordinator and Counsellor

  • Trained in the University of Genova, Italy.
  • Coordinator for ICE program
  • Executive committee member for AIAARO. the best one to give you a gentle reminder about your follow up.
  • Qualified with a diploma in clinical research and hospital management.
  • A passionate, versatile bariatric manager - an asset to have one in the unit.

Dr Vinodini Gite

Ward In-charge

  • Senior, Experienced, sincere and a dedicated professional
  • Experience of > 25 years

Ms Radhika Shah

Bariatric Nutritionist

  • University Topper - in PGD Dietetics - SNDT University, Mumbai
  • Providing Pre and Post-operative diets to the patients according to the co-morbidities..
  • Managing Diabetic patients as well as patients on medical management for weight loss.
  • Conducting monthly Support Group meetings for Bariatric patients (Bariatric)
  • Faculty at Boston University School of Medicine Bariatric Course.
  • Invited as a speaker at National and International Conferences.

Ms Aditi Shreekumar

Clinical Psychologist and Bariatric Counsellor

  • Double Gold Medalist in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pune.
  • Specially Trained in Bariatric Counselling at Celebrations Hospital, Florida, USA and with Bariatric Psychologist Dr.Connie Stapleton at Augusta, Georgia, USA.
  • Invited at the World Congress IFSO and Asia Pacific (APMBSS) as a Speaker and also invited at various National Conferences.
  • Participated in and Organised Obesity and Diabetes awareness programs at various cities.
  • Research Papers accepted for presentation at the World Congress, ASMBS and IFSO- 2015 & 2016.
  • Pursuing a PhD in “Psychology among Bariatric Surgery Patients” at Symbiosis International University

Mrs Geeta Shah

Housekeeping In-charge

  • Experience of more than 8 years in the healthcare industry
  • Takes care of cleanliness and discipline in the hospital

Ms Sonali Deokar

Front Desk In Charge

  • Diploma in Medical Lab Technology and Advance Courses in Computers
  • Working as the Front Desk Incharge at LOC
  • Responsibility of managing OPD and IPD management of patients
  • Part of organizing committee for various Conferences and Programs on Bariatrics
  • Organised and participated in various Public Awareness programs on Obesity

Laparo Obeso Centre

Address : 2143, Sadashiv peth, Vijayanagar Colony, N. C. Phadke Chowk,Near Neelayam Theater, Next to Hotel Kaveri,Pune – 411030, Maharashtra, India.

Phone :+91 8800445730

Hinduja Healthcare Surgical - Hospital in Khar

Address : Marvela, 724, 11th Road, Khar, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052.

Phone : +91 8800445730

Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre

Address : Lilavati Hospital, A-791, Bandra Reclamation Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050.

Phone : +91 8800445730