Dr. Shaiwal Khandelwal - General Surgery, Dr. Shaiwal Khandelwal
Dr. Shaiwal Khandelwal

Dr. Shaiwal Khandelwal

Qualification - MBBS, MS (General Surgery)

Specialization - Thoracic surgeon

Department - General Surgery

Designation - Senior Consultant

Location - New Delhi ,India

Hospital(s) - Max Super Specialty Hospital Saket

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Career Profile

Dr. Shaiwal Khandelwal is one of the leading thoracic surgeons in the country who have remarkable expertise in performing advanced surgical procedures. He has more than a decade's experience in the field of surgery and has treated various patients from India as well as other countries.

He completed his medical education with specialization in General surgery from one of the most prominent teaching facilities - the Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University. Dr. Shaiwal further pursued advanced training and fellowship in techniques such as VATS and Robotic surgery from some of the top medical institutes in the world, including the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA.

He has rich experience in his area of expertise and has worked at several top multi-speciality hospitals in India and abroad. He has a special focus on complex surgical technique including Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS), Robotic Thoracic surgery and Lung transplantation, among many others. He also specializes in Bronchoscopy & Endobronchial Surgery, lung resection, chest wall surgery, diagnostic biopsy for malignant and other diseases, and treatment of chest injuries due to trauma.

Dr. Khandelwal is a member of various national and international medical organizations and has authored several research papers as well as clinical books (Emergency & Trauma Care). He has received many awards for his achievements and contribution to the field of medicine. Dr. Khandelwal is also an invited faculty member/speaker at various international and national conferences on Thoracic surgery and has presented several papers.

Education & Training

  • MBBS from Institute of Medical Sciences (Banaras Hindu University) in Varanasi - 1999
  • MS (General Surgery) from Institute of Medical Sciences (Banaras Hindu University) in Varanasi -2004


  • Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery (General Thoracic Surgery & Thoracic Oncology) from Seoul National University Bundang Hospital in South Korea (2013-2014)
  • Fellowship (FMITS) awarded by The Society of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Fellowship (FICS) awarded by International College of Surgeons
  • Fellowship (FIAGES) awarded by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • VATS Training - CCI Shanghai, China
  • Clinical Observership: Robotic Thoracic Surgery - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA


  • Consultant - Thoracic Surgery at Medanta - The Medicity (2010-2018)
  • Consultant- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon (2014- 2018)
  • Clinical fellow at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, S Korea (2013- 2014)
  • Consultant- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon (2013- 2013)
  • Associate Consultant - Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon (2009 - 2012)
  • Clinical Associate, Cardiac Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Noida (2008 – 2009)
  • Senior Resident at GTB Hospital (2004-2008)

Clinical Focus

Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (3 ports)

Uniportal / Single port VATS

Local Anesthesia VATS / Medical Thoracoscopy (Uniportal)

Open Thoracic Surgery / Thoracotomy

Lung trasplantation

Bronchoscopy & Endobronchial Surgery

Tracheal Stenting

Endobronchial Ultrasound and fine needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)

Mediastinal Surgery - Video Mediastinoscopy / Extended Video Mediastinoscopy

Lymph Nodes Biopsy for TB, Sarcoidosis, lung cancer staging, Lymphoma staging

Lung cancer surgery & Lung Resection - Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy, Pleuropneumonectomy, Segmentectomy, Wedge resection, Metastatectomy

Open Pleural Surgery

Excision of benign and malignant chest wall tumours

Chest Wall Reconstruction: Meshes/Sandwich Mesh/Cement/Muscle Flaps

Plication of diaphragm for eventration

Suturing of diaphragmatic tears (Trauma)

Pleuroperitoneal shunt insertion

Research and Publications

  • Robotic assisted thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy for post tuberculosis aspergilloma. Khan AZ, Ali K, Khandelwal S, Agarwal N, Jamaluddin MF, Khanna S, Roy P. J Vis Surg 2016; 2:51
  • Video assisted thoracoscopic and robotic assisted thoracoscopic resection of mediastinal ectopic parathyroid adenoma. Ali K, S Khandelwal, N Agarwal, A Z Khan. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg (2015) 21 (Suppl): S 55
  • Video assisted bilateral cervical thoracic sympathectomy for recurrent uncontrolled arrhythmia for a patient with Jarvell and Lange-Neilson syndrome. Ali K, S Khandelwal, N Agarwal, A Z Khan. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg (2015) 21 (Suppl): S 63
  • A novel technique to prevent endobronchial spillage during video assisted thorascopic lobectomy. Anand Sharma, Sudha Sinha, Sangeeta Khanna, Yatin Mehta, Shaiwal Khandelwal, Ali Zamir Khan. Annals of Cardiac Anesthesia Vol 17, No 2, 2014, 164-166
  • Robotic Resection of 2nd Rib Tumour: Ali Zamir Khan, Shaiwal Khandelwal, Sangeeta Khanna. Innovations Vol. 8, No. 2, March/April 2013, 120


Secretary - The Society of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)

International Association for Study of Lung Cancer

International College of Surgeons

Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES)




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