Dr. Arun Prasad

Dr. Arun Prasad
Dr. Arun Prasad

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Designation of Dr. Arun Prasad

Dr. Arun Prasad 
Bariatric Surgeon, Laparoscopic Surgeon
Senior Consultant – Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Arun Prasad

  • Dr. Arun Prasad is one of the world’s finest surgeons having an experience of over 7000 laparoscopic operations. He has a surgical experience of 29 years and Laparoscopic experience for 24 years. He is a medical graduate from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He did his masters in surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1988 and went to the UK for higher surgical training in GI surgery.
  • Dr. Prasad has done the world’s first Laparoscopic operation on Gall Bladder fistula with the large intestine, which is recognized over the world in eminent medical journals. He is known for performing the world’s first Thoracoscopic removal of the Hydatid cyst of the lungs, as well.
  • Throughout his career, Dr. Arun Prasad has worked on other complex and advanced laparoscopic operations for various abdominal and chest problems.
  • He conducted one of the first series in the world in 1994, showing the feasibility and safety of doing Laparoscopic gall bladder surgery and sending the patient home on the same day.
  • Dr. Arun Prasad is also of the few Indians who have had the honor to be a tutor in Laparoscopic Surgery in the courses conducted at The Royal College of Surgeons, London. Presently he is a tutor in Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons of the UK and also an examiner for MRCS conducted by the Royal College. He is also one of the few surgeons doing ETS for Hyperhidrosis.

Dr. Arun Prasad’s Expertise

  • Abdominal Pain Treatment
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Anal Fissure Treatment (Non-Surgical)
  • Anal Fissure Surgery
  • Bariatric
  • Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgeries
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Endosurgery
  • Fistula Surgery
  • Fistula Treatment
  • G.I. Surgery
  • Gall Bladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment
  • Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Gastric Balloon
  • Gastric Plication
  • GastroIntestinal Surgery
  • Gastroscopy
  • GI/HPB Surgery
  • Hernia Repair Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Laparoscopic Hiatus Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Resection
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laser Fissure Surgery
  • Laser Fistula Treatment
  • Laser Piles Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Obesity-Related Lung Diseases
  • Obesity Treatment
  • Piles Surgery
  • Piles Treatment (Non-Surgical)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Single Port Surgeries
  • Slimming
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thyroid Swelling

Work Experience of Dr. Arun Prasad

  • 1995 – 2020; Senior Consultant Surgeon at Apollo Hospital
    1988 – 1995; Junior Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
  • 1985 – 1988; Resident Surgeon at Maulana Azad Medical College
  • 2018 – 2020; Head of Department of Surgery at Manipal Hospitals, New Delhi

Dr. Arun Prasad’s Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • FRCS

Memberships of Dr. Arun Prasad

  • FRCS – Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh & Glasgow (UK)
  • FACS – Fellow of American College of Surgeons (USA)
  • FMBS – Fellow of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • President of Obesity surgery society of India (OSSI), affiliated to International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)
  • President of International MGB OAGB Club for Bariatric Surgery
  • Former Vice President Indian Association of Gastro Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES).
  • FALS – Fellow of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery ( Bariatric, Hernia, Upper GI, Hepatobiliary )
  • Member Indian Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Arun Prasad

  • Award by Health Minister of Delhi for Thoracoscopy work
  • Award by Health Minister of India for Bariatric work
  • Orations for ASI Delhi, Andhra Pradesh
  • Invited keynote speaker at Ghent, Belgium for Robotic Surgery
  • Award for Robotic Bariatric Surgery at Valladolid, Spain
  • Faculty at multiple International conferences on Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery – London, Montreal, Vienna, Paris, Naples, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany, Spain, China, etc
  • Live transmission of surgery to national and international conferences showing robotic and bariatric surgery
  • The organizer of Fellowship course in bariatric surgery at Mumbai, Philippines, and Duke University USA on behalf of the International Bariatric Club & Academy
  • Organizer and Academic coordinator of over 50 courses for trauma training under the aegis of Primary Trauma Care UK

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