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Dr. Arun Prasad

Dr. Arun Prasad

Qualification: MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery

Consultant at: Manipal Hospital, Delhi

Experience: 35 Years

Dr Arun Prasad has had additional surgical training in England. After qualifying for his FRCS in 1990, he worked in the prestigious Charing Cross Medical School, London and associated Hospitals, before returning to India. He graduated from Armed Forces Medical College; Poona in 1983 when he was 21 yand subsequently trained in Surgery at Maulana Azad Medical College and associated Teaching Hospitals (LNJP & GB Pant Hospitals), New Delhi.

He was part of the team that did the first Laparoscopic Gall Bladder operation in that hospital and since has been a pioneer in Laparoscopic, Thoracoscopic & Bariatric Surgery. Currently Senior Surgeon at Manipal Hospital, New Delhi (1st USA - JCI accredited hospital in India). He was one of the earliest surgeons in the World doing Laparoscopic Surgery for Gall Bladder. He devised his own technique for Laparoscopic Hernia repair that is recognized over the world in eminent medical journals. He has done the world's first Laparoscopic operation of Gall Bladder fistula with the large intestine which too is recognized over the world in eminent medical journals. He has done the world's first Thoracoscopic removal of Hydatid cyst of the lungs. He has been doing other complex and advanced laparoscopic operations for various abdominal and chest problems.

He has 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. Before his return to India, he was one of the very 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 UK. He is also a Teacher in Laparoscopic Surgery at - Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, Mumbai and Delhi. . One of the few surgeons doing ETS for Hyperhidrosis . Laparoscopic Gastric bypass and Laparoscopic Gastric banding for Morbid Obesity After being appointed Senior Consultant at the age of 31 years, at present he is one of the world's youngest surgeons with an experience of over 5000 laparoscopic operations. (Surgical experience of 22 years and Laparoscopic experience for 16 years).

Specializations :

  • General Surgeon
  • Bariatric Surgeon
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon

Services :

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Fistula Treatment
  • G.I. Surgery
  • Hernia Repair Surgery
  • Bariatric
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Anal Fissure Surgery
  • Fistula Surgery
  • Abdominal Pain Treatment
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Piles Treatment (Non Surgical)
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Piles Surgery
  • Thyroid Swelling

Education :

  • MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, 1983
  • MS - General Surgery - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1988
  • FRCS - General Surgery - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow, 1990
  • FRCS - General Surgery - Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, Uk, 1990

Awards and Recognitions :

  • Felicitation by Health Minister of India for Bariatric Surgery - 2015
  • Felicitation by Health Minister of Delhi for Thoracoscopic Surgery - 2002
  • Dr Sen oration at Association of Surgeons of India, Delhi - 2015
  • Ramaya oration at Association of Surgeons of India, Hyderabad - 2017
  • Felicitation by NHS Trust, Lincoln, UK for starting Laparoscopic Surgery - 1994
  • Examiner for FRCS and MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of UK - 2002
  • President of Obesity Surgery Society of India - 2018

Memberships :

  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Asia Pacific Hernia Society
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)
  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Association Of Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS)
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG)

Experiences :

  • 1995 - 2016 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
  • 1985 - 2018 Head of Department of Surgery at Manipal Hospitals, New Delhi

Registrations :

  • 4669 Medical Council of India (MCI), 1984
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