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 a 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 center for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeries certified by Surgical Review Corporation – American Board.
1) LOC is “Ideal Obesity Clinic for outpatient care with latest state-of-art infrastructure in operation theaters & Wards”.
2) LOC is “First training center in India for all bariatric surgeries including latest techniques of Single incision/no scar surgeries”.
3) Being first training center in India, LOC has trained & proctored over 300 surgeons from all over India & Asia – Pacific Regions.