Dr. Murtaza Pithawala

Qualification - MS, DNB, MRCS (UK), FNB

Specialization - General Surgeon

Designation - Specialist General Surgeon - Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery

Location - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hospital(s) - Zulekha Hospital Dubai

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Career Profile

Dr. Murtazaobatined hisPost graduate degree from the prestigious Kasturba Hospital, Manipal. He has worked under eminentPadmashriDr. P.K. Chowbey at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi who is one of the founders of Laparoscopic Surgery in India.

Under his guidance, Dr. Murtazawas involved inperforming a wide array of advanced laparoscopic surgery including advanced Bariatric surgery, also his super-specialty training under the National Board of Examinations, India.

He is well versed with all basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures, andhas a special interest inBariatric / Obesity surgery. Further to his credit, he has been specifically trainedin performing all kinds of Laparoscopic Hernia surgeries.

He further obtained training in Surgical Gastroenterology at the prestigious KEM Hospital, Mumbai where he refined his Endoscopy as well as the basic and advanced Gastroenterological surgery skills.

Clinical Focus

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery for Obesity and Diabetes
  • Laparoscopic surgery for all kinds of Hernia
  • Laser and TDH Surgery for Hemorrhoids

Research and Publications

  • Randomized controlled trial comparing role of Collagen dressing vs. Conventional dressing after split skin grafting.
  • TEP repair of groin hernia. A case for bilateral repair. Journal of minimal access surgery Vol 2 (3): September 2006: 171-173.
  • Complications in groin hernia and a way out. Journal of minimal access surgery; Vol 2 (3) September 2006: 174 - 77.
  • Carcinoid tumor of bile duct. Ind J. Gastro - Nov-Dec 2005.
  • RCC in supernumerary kidney: British Journal of Urology October 2002 Volume 90.
  • Bilateral endoscopic inguinal hernia repair: experience of 12 years under publication

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Dr. Pithawala performs 17 different procedures. Click on a procedure name to see more details and to view doctors for that specialty.

General Surgery

Inguinal Hernia Repair Surgery

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Hiatal Hernia Surgery

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Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

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Incisional Hernia Repair

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Umbilical Hernia Repair

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