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Dr.Shashank Shah

Dr.Shashank Shah

MBBS,MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

26 years experience

Dr. Shashank Shah is first surgeon in the world of super surgeon category - certified as Centre of Excellence at 2 institutes, with area of interest in Bariatric surgery for obesity, Metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes, Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery, Surgical emergencies and trauma, Portal hypertension, Laparoscopic Oncology, Thoracoscopic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis. He is presently appointed as President for two associations viz: 1) All India Association of Advancing, Research on Obesity - AIAARO (Affiliated to WOF - World Obesity Federation). 2) International Excellence Federation - IEF & past president of Obesity Surgeons Society of India - OSSI. Apart from this he is also 1) Founder Member of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India - AMASI. 2) Founder Secretary & Trustee of Association of Minimally Invasive Surgeons - AMIS Pune.3) Editorial Board Member: Bariatric Times. 4) Faculty: Asia Endosurgery Task Force - AETF, 5) Visiting Professor: IRCAD - France, Taiwan.6) Founder Director of Laparo-Obeso Centre(LOC) & Director Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai. 7) Director: Department of Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune.8) Honorary Cancer surgeon- Ruby Hall Clinic , Pune.9) Honorary Surgeon -Poona Hospital and Research Centre, Pune. -B.J.M.C., Sassoon General Hospital, Pune -Dr. L.H. Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.His vast experience of various general laparoscopy & bariatric procedures for over 25 years makes him one of the highest volume of bariatric surgeries(5000+) in asia till date, he is pioneer in asia in sleeve gastrectomy & in research in surgery of type 2 diabetes.Dr. Shah has featured twice in BBC news for operating heaviest Asian successfully (310 kg British, Now - 104kg) & for performing bariatric surgery on the youngest child in the world (7.6 yr old with weight 115 kg, operated 6 yrs back now 45 kg). He also has Limca Book of World Record for performing 45 Hernia operation in 10 hours in his name.Dr. Shashank Shah's Laparo - Obeso Centre is pune's 1st International Centre of Excellence - ICE certified centre for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeries certified by Surgical Review Corporation - American Board. 1) LOC is Ideal Obesity Clinic for out-patient care with latest state-of-art infrastructure in operation theaters & Wards . 2) LOC is First training centre in India for all bariatric surgeries including latest techniques of Single incision/no scar surgeries .3) Being first training centre in India, LOC has trained & proctored over 300 surgeons from all over India & Asia - Pacific Regions. To know more please visit You can get the phone number of Dr. Shashank Shah on


  • MBBS - B J Medical College Pune-- 1989
  • MS - General Surgery - B J Medical College Pune-- 1992


  • Laparoscopy
  • Oncologist/Cancer Specialist
  • Bariatric Surgeon
  • General Surgeon
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Endocrine Surgeon

Awards and Recognitions

  • IIT innovation Award for Metabolic Surgery of Diabetes - 2009

  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Myaesthenia gravis

  • which is accepted at the SAGES Video Library SAGES PEARLS. - 2005


  • (13)Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)All India Association Of Advancing Research In Obesity (AIAARO)International Excellence Federation (IEF) India Chapter.Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)International Bariatric Surgical Review Corporation (IBSRC)Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)Indian Medical Association (IMA)Poona Surgical Society
  • IndiaInternational Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgeons SocietyAsia Pacific Hernia SocietyAmerican Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery


  • 2004 - 2015-Founder Director at Laparo-Obeso Centre
  • 1995 - 2015-Honorary Surgeon at Poona Hospital
  • 2000 - 2015-Honorary Cancer surgeon at Ruby Hall


  • 61837-Maharashtra Medical Council- 1989
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