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About Dr Randeep


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Years of Work Experience: 26 years, Minimal Access , Bariatric Surgery Gastrointestinal Surgery & Robotic Gastrosurgery

Current Hospital Attachment: Head of Department Minimal Access , Bariatric ,Gastrointestinal Surgery Manipal Hospitals Sector 6, adjoining MTNL Building Main Road, Dwarka, New Delhi, Delhi-110075

Present Positions Held in National and International Associations :

Honorary Secretary – Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Societyof India( OSSI).
Treasurer – Hernia Society of India (HSI).
EC Member & FALS Convener –Indian Association Of Gastrointestinal Surgeons(IAGES).
Reviewer – Journal of Minimal Access Surgery(JMAS)

Work Experience :

He is currently the Head, Department of Minimal Access Surgery,
Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery & Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Manipal Hospitals , Dwarka , New Delhi.
As a leading Laparoscopic surgeon with extensive training and practice, Dr. Randeep Wadhawan brings forth his strong line of credentials both as a practicing Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal surgeon and as an academic.
With over 30, 000 laparoscopicsurgeries performed, his areas of practice and expertise include , Laparoscopic Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeries, Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal and Gastrointestinal Oncology Surgery.

1.Robotic (Da Vinci) & Laparoscopic Bariatric &Metabolic Procedures:

He received his training in Bariatric surgery from the high volume Center Of Excellence in Frankfurt, Germany. He is running a dedicated and successful Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic surgery program at Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi with an experience of more than 2000 procedures .The procedures being done routinely at the centre are Laparoscopic adjustable gastric Banding (LAGB) , Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass, Laparoscopic One anastomosis Gastric Bypass , Banded procedures , Duodenal switch & Revision Bariatric procedures with excellent results.
He is one of the few surgeons in the country performing Robotic Bariatric procedures on the latest X1 Da Vinci Robot.
He is currently doing tailored Laparoscopic Metabolic procedures for remission of Diabetes Type II & Metabolic syndrome one of the very few centers in India doing the procedures.

2. Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal surgeries & Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Oncology:He is performing high volume of routine and advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgeries with special interest in Laparoscopic/Robotic Gastrointestinal oncological procedures particularly Laparoscopic/Robotic Colorectal and Laparoscopic/Robotic Gastric surgeries.

3.Robotic / Laparoscopic Endohernia and Abdominal Wall reconstruction(AWR) :He is one of the leading surgeons in the field of Endohernia and AWR. He has been trained in the US in AWR at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, USA and has a vast experience in dealing with complex Hernias.

4. Minimally invasive ano rectal surgeries :He has an experience of more than 5000 MIPH (Minimally invasive procedure for hemorrhoids), he is also performing STARR procedure (Stapled trans anal resection of the rectum)for patients of Rectal prolapse, very few surgeons in India are doing the procedure.Certified by European Colpoproctology Society.
He is also performing the latest minimally invasive treatment for Fistula in Ano- VAAFT

His skills, knowledge and expertise is evident in his experience as a member of the surgical team which performed the first two port Lap cholecystectomy surgery in India in 1997.
He was a member of the team performing a Lap assisted PCNL for an ectopic Kidney- one of only 10, cases reported in the world in 2005.
He operated successfully 300kgs female for a Bariatric surgery , one of the heaviest to be operated in India in 2011.
He has operated cancer survivors, Rectal and Breast cancer survivors for bariatric surgical procedure, few cases reported in world literature.
He has performed Bariatric procedures on a Father & Son duo, one a Kidney donor and the other a Kidney recipient.
He has operated the largest and heaviest Adrenal gland tumor in the world weighing 11.4Kgs.
The Department is getting patients from all across the world for Advanced Laparoscopic procedures including Laparoscopic gastrointestinal Oncology, Laparoscopic Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeries. Some of the countries from where the patients are visiting the Department regularly for the above procedures are USA, Canada, EUROPEincluding UK & Germany,AFRICA including,Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, Rwanda, Ghana, South Africa, Congo, Middle East including IRAQ, Kuwait, Dubai and Oman, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji Islands and other Pacific islands, CIS countries & SAARC Countries.

Previous Positions Held:

Director & Head: Department Of Minimal Access, Bariatric & GI Surgery,Fortis Hospitals, New Delhi.
2007- 31st March 2020.

Started the Department from inception. Built up the department which was recognised in Delhi NCR as one of the best in the speciality for Academic and Clinical excellence.

  • It was a Center Of Excellence for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery.
  • It was a Center of Excellence accredited by Hernia Society Of India.
  • It was recognised by National Board for FNBE in Minimal Access Surgery.

Senior Consultant:R.G. Stone Urology and Laparoscopy Hospital,New Delhi.1998-2007

Started the Department of Laparoscopic Surgery from inception. During the period made it a high volume center for Laparoscopic surgery with excellent outcomes.

Senior Residency:

(October 1994 – January 1998).
Worked in the Department of General Surgery , Minimal Access Surgery & Urology.

  • During the period he had the opportunity of receiving training in Laparoscopic surgery from the leading Laparoscopic surgeons in the country.
  • For one year worked in the

Department of Urology & Renal Transplant Surgery. During this period he independently performed open and endo urological procedures and actively assisted in Renal Transplant surgery including independently doing Donor nephrectomies.He was actively involved in the teaching programme of DNB Surgery students. This included bedside clinics, speciality clinics, seminars & journal club.

Education and Fellowships:

MBBS, M.S , FACS (USA) FIAGES(Hon.), FMAS, FAIS, FICS, FALS(Hon.), FMBS.FMBS( Fellowship of Bariatric&MetabolicSurgery).Awarded the HonoraryFellowshipof Bariatric&MetabolicSurgery by the Obesity and MetaboliocSurgery Society of India in 2020.

FALS (Fellowship of Advanced LaparoscopicSurgery).Awarded the HonoraryFellowship of the Advanced LaparoscopicSurgery in the field of BariatricSurgery and Colo Rectal Surgery by the Indian Association of GastrointestinalEndosurgeons in 2017.

FACS (Fellowship Of The American College Of Surgeons),Awarded the prestigiousFellowship of the American College of Surgeons in October2016,in Washington D.C. forworkdone in the field of Surgery.

FICS ( Fellowship Of International College Of Surgeons), Chicago, U.S.A.,Recognition by the International college of surgeons for the workdone in the fieldofsurgery.Nov- 2009.

FAIS (Fellowship of Association of Surgeons of India)Fellowship of the association of the surgeons in India . Apex body for Surgeons in India.Dec-2008.

FMAS (Fellowship of Minimal Access Surgeons of India). Fellowship for practicing Minimal Access Surgery in India & supported by Medical council of India and Association of Surgeons of India.Dec- 2007

FIAGES( Fellowship of Indian Association of GastrointestinalEndosurgeons)Fellowship for practicing Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgeries . March 2007.

MS (Master in General Surgery)1991 – 1994 :Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana.(PGIMS).INDIA
M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) 1984-1990 .Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana.(PGIMS).INDIA.

Academic Achievements & Teaching Experience:

  • He has numerous publications in National and International Journals.
  • He has contributed chapter in books.
  • He has delivered more than 300 lectures as invited faculty and prestigious orations in National and International conferences.
  • He has been an operative faculty in more than 50 National conferences.
  • Organised numerous National and International Conferences.
  • He has trained more than 500 surgeons in the field of Bariatric & metabolic surgeries and advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgeries.

Life Membership of relevant Associations:

  • OSSI – Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society Of India
  • HSI – Hernia Society Of India
  • ASI – Association of Surgeons of India
  • IAGES – Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons
  • AMASI – Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • OSSI- Obesity Surgery Society of India.
  • IFSO- International Federation for the surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.
  • APHS – Asia-Pacific Hernia Society
  • SELSI- Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of India.
  • Delhi Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India
  • IMA – Indian Medical Association
  • DMA (South Delhi Branch) – Delhi Medical Association