Dr. Pradeep Chowbey

Qualification - MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MNAMS, FIMSA, FAIS, FICS, FACS

Specialization - Bariatric Surgeon

Designation - Joint Managing Director

Location - New Delhi, India

Hospital(s) - Max Super Specialty Hospital Saket

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Career Profile

Dr. Pradeep Chowbey is one of the best Laparoscopic surgeons of India and among the best few Bariatric surgeons of the world. He is highly qualified as a surgeon and throughout his career he has continuously honed his surgical skills. Highly eminent personalities like former President of India, K. R. Narayanan and His Holiness Dalai Lama preferred Dr. Chowbey for their surgical needs.Dr. Chowbey other than being and acclaimed as the best Bariatric surgeon and Minimal Access Surgery expert is also a philanthropist. He has successfully initiated and nurtured various social initiatives with an aim to induce awareness among people about general health and medical problems. “Enlighten” – A support group for diabetic and obese patient is one of the latest examples of his social initiatives. He also likes to stroke colors on the canvas and his passion for art reflects now and then through his various initiatives in the field of painting and art.

Education & Training

  • Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bombay- - Gastroentrological Surgery
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer hospital, New York, USA- Hepatobiliary Malignancy and Breast Diseases.
  • Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital London, U.K. - Hepatobiliary Malignancy and Breast Diseases.
  • Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. - Laparoscopic Surgery
  • University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. - “ Laparoscopic Surgery”.
  • Siloah Hospital, Hannover, Germany - Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • John Hopkins Institute, Baltimore, USA - Advanced Minimal Invasive Surgery
  • Clevaland Clinic, Ohio - Laparoscopic Gatric Banding
  • Monarch University, Geelong, Australia - Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries
  • Mount Sinai Medical Centre, Miami Beach, Florida - Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries


  • Chairman- Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Chairman- Surgery and Allied Surgical Specialities
  • Executive Vice Chairman- Max Healthcare

Clinical Focus

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Upper GI Endoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appedicectomy and Bowel resection
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Anorectal surgery (Division Minimally Invasive Proctology)
  • Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery
  • Endoscopic Neck Surgery
  • Hand-assisted Endoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery (Decortications, Lung-nodule excision, Thymectomy)

Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded Padmashri by the President of India
  • Limca Book of Records in consecutive
  • Guinness Book of Records for most Minimal Access Surgery
  • Founder President Of Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  • Doctor Of Science by Rani Durgawati Vishwvidyalaya, Jabalpur
  • Founding Designee Of International Centre Of Excellence
  • To see more awards visit: http://www.chowbey.com/award/

Research and Publications

  • Endoscopic repair of abdominal wall hernia 2nd edition
  • Surgical repair of abdominal wall hernias- APHS initiative
  • Handbook of Bariatric surgery
  • Manual of the Max Institute of MAMBS
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy- A comprehensive atlas


  • Founder President, Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS) )
  • President Elect – International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) )
  • Honorary Member of German Hernia Society, Germany in 2011
  • Honorary Member of Gulf Cooperation Council Hernia
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow, The Association of Surgeons of India (FAIS)
  • Fellow, International College of Surgeons (FICS)
  • Member, Membership Drive Committee – Association Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Member, Workshop Committee – Association Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • And many more.



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