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 Center
  • The 1st bariatric physician in India as more than 8 yrs of experience with thousands of patients of obesity associated co morbidities 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 a various national and international conferences.
  • Established the 1st support group in India-Obeso support group, now popular as dream slim club.
  • Published many papers in national and international journals

Dr. Pallavi Shah

Bariatric Coordinator and Counsellor
  • Trained in 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.
  • Additional qualification include Counsellor, diploma in clinical research and hospital management.
  • Qualified with diploma in clinical research.
  • A passionate, versatile bariatric manager -an asset to have one in the unit.

Dr. Jayashree Dravid 

Associate Consultant in Bariatrics
    • M.S (Gen Surgery), FAMS, FIAGS, Dip MAS (France), Fellowship in Bariatrics (IEF)
    • Experience of 3 years in Bariatrics
    • Practice experience of >25 years

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 UNIVESITY ,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 schoolof 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 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 >8 years in Hospitals
  • 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