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Dr. Aashish Shah

Dr. Aashish Shah
Dr. Aashish Shah is an eminent gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgeon,with more than 24 years of extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic surgeries with over 15,000 surgeries.

Professional Qualification

After finishing his Masters in General Surgery from Grant College,Mumbai, he went on to complete the Diplomate of National Board from NBE,New Delhi in 1994. He was then awarded FRCS by RCPS, Glasgow, after successfully completing his training in Laparoscopic and Gastro-Intestinal surgery,followed by the training in Advanced Laparoscopic Training at the European Institute of Tele-Surgery(EITS),Strasbourg, France–one of the premier Laparoscopic training institutes in the world.He had also undergone an intensive training in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery at the National University Hospital, Singapore.
He is also the Faculty for FNB(Fellowship of National Board) in Minimal Access Surgery at Fortis Hospital and has been a lap trainer at various courses and in the local lap surgical training programme.


Dr. Aashish Shah is an acknowledged expert in the field of Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) and has pioneered this surgical technique at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, where he is also the Director of Minimal Access and Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery. His expertise in the field of SILS is seen particularly in the novel SILS technique used in Bariatric surgeries for Obesity. He has a special interest in Laparoscopic Surgeries for GastroIntestinal Cancers and is an expert at Laparoscopic ColoRectal and Gastric Cancer operations. He is an acknowledged expert at Laparoscopic Fundoplications for GERD and is also a Visiting Laparoscopic Surgeon to Hospitals in Baghdad, Iraq;Kampala, Uganda and Fortis Clinique Darne, Mauritius.
He is accomplished in Thoracoscopic Surgeries and has performed a number of complex Thoracoscopic Lung and Oescophageal Resection procedures. He is also an acknowledged specialist in performing the entire range of Bariatric surgical procedures and Endoscopic Intra-Gastric Balloon deployment for Obesity.

He is also an expert in Endoscopic Thyroid surgeries having trained at the renowned University Endocrine Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam. He is also a trained Robotic Surgeon, performing a range of Robotic GI procedures on the Da Vinci Xi system.

departments: Gastroenterology
positions: Director - Department of Minimal Access - GI and Bariatric / Metabolic Surgery
treatments: Bariatric & Laproscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery
locations: Cunningham Road
office: Bannerghatta Road & Cunningham Road
workingdays: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday