Dr. Ritu Khare is a surgeon at the Al Zahra Private Hospital in Dubai (UAE). She has expertise in the field of advanced laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, bariatric surgery and all forms of breast and thyroid surgery. She is practicing in the Emirates for the last 11 years. She has done her Masters in General Surgery from the King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, followed by a specialization in Gastrointestinal Surgery from the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Medical Institute at Lucknow, India. She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She has been trained in advanced laparoscopic surgery at the Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery at Bordeaux, France. Dr. Ritu has a special interest in promoting specialized and advanced gastrointestinal surgery. She has designed a platform where patients suffering from diseases of gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and liver can seek evidence based expert medical opinion (www.emirates-gastro.com). She specializes in surgical management of hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders, gastrointestinal cancers, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis), gastro-esophageal reflux disease and colorectal disorders. She also performs all forms of bariatric surgical procedures for management of obesity. Apart from being a laparoscopic and gastrointestinal Dr. Ritu is a valuable asset to the female population of the United Arab Emirates as she is one of the very few lady surgeons of this region. She is an expert in diseases of the breast and especially focuses her work on the multimodality management of breast cancer. She is quite active on public forums with regard to spreading awareness on breast cancer prevention and early diagnosis.
Education & Training
Masters in Surgery (King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India)
Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Surgery (Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute, Lucknow, India)
Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery (Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, Bordeaux, France)
Breast clinic: all benign and malignant disorders of breast
GI clinic: any surgical intervention for gastrointestinal disease of colon,pancreas or gall bladder
Hernia: Laparoscopic repair of ventral, groin and paraesophageal hernia
Thyroid and endocrine: goiter and thyroid cancers
Bariatric Surgery: Sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, revisional bariatric surgeries and follow up of all patients operated at other centres for nutritional and weight relates issues
Membership of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
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