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Obesity Surgery


  • M.S., M.N.A.M.S., F.I.M.S.A, F.A.I.S., F.I.C.S., F.A.C.S.
  • Specialty: Minimal Access Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • Location: New Delhi, India

Professional Qualification

  • MBBS: Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur (MP)
  • MS (General Surgery): Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur (MP)
  • MNAMS: National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (India)
  • FIMSA: International Medical Science Academy, New Delhi (India)
  • FAIS: Association of Surgeons of India, New Delhi(lndia)
  • FICS: International College of Surgeons, Chennai (India)
  • FACS: American College of Surgeons, Chicago
  • Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa): Jabalpur University, MP

Professional Experience

  • Chairman - Minimal Access, Metabolic a Bariatric Surgery Centre, Department of Allied Surgical Specialities, Operation Theatre a Telemedicine Committee, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
  • Executive Member - Trust Society a Board Management, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
  • Member - Growth, Marketing a Building Committee, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
  • Surgical Registrar - Holy Family Hospital a Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi

Dr. Pradeep Chowbey is former Chairman of the Minimal Access, Metabolic a Bariatric Surgery Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi (India), the first of its kind in the Asian subcontinent, established in 1996. He has to his credit rare distinctions like : Honorary Surgeon to a former President of India, Honorary Surgeon to Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) a Surgeon to His Holiness The Dalai Lama just to name a few. He had the rare honour of operating His Holiness Dalai Lama on 10th October 2008 and the President of India, Shri K R Narayanan in March 2001.A Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from the University ofJabalpur, MP, he has been awarded the Padma Shri in 2002. Dr Chowbey and his internationally acclaimed team has performed nearly 48,000 major Minimal Access Surgeries between 1992-2009. He is featured in the Guinness Book of Records (1997) and the Limca Book of Records in consecutive editions 2000 - 2009 for performing maximum number of minimal access surgeries.

Dr Chowbey is considered the last word on Minimal Access, Bariatric (Obesity) and Metabolic surgeries. He has joined Max Healthcare to establish an international-class institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic Bariatric Surgery


  • Founder President Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  • President Elect-IFSO, Asia Pacific Chapter
  • President Elect- Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society (APMBSS)
  • Past President, Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • Past Governor (India), Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia ( ELSA)
  • Trustee and Past President- Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)


  • American College of Surgeons
  • The Association of Surgeons of India (FAIS)
  • International College of Surgeons (FICS)


  • The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons ( SAGES)
  • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES)
  • International Society of Surgery (ISS)
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  • International Medical Science Academy (FIMSA)
  • Indian Society of Oncology ( ISO)
  • Governing Council Member, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • National Academy of Medical Science (MNAMS)
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  • Indian Association of Gastroenterology (IASG)
  • Founder Member, Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • Membership Drive Committee-Associations Surgeons of India ( ASI)
  • Workshop Committee- Associations Surgeons of India ( ASI)
  • Healthcare Welfare Society
  • Patron, Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (AES)