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Dr. Pradeep Chowbeyis a pioneer Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon at Max Healthcare, Delhi, India . He is the first to perform Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in North India. Best Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon in India has graphed his career with singular determination to develop, evaluate and propagate Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in India. The advent of Laparoscopic surgery with the hands of Top Laparoscopic Surgeon at Max Healthcare, Delhi has became a point in India's medical history. Read Dr Pradeep Chowbey Reviews to know more about the Weight loss specialist in India. Book Dr Pradeep Chowbey Max Hospital Saket Appointment via Contact Number given on our website.

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Dr. Chowbey, Best Bariatric Surgeon in Delhi has established the Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 1996, which was one of its kind in the Asian subcontinent. Best bariatric surgeon in India is among the best few Bariatric surgeons of the world who is a highly qualified surgeon. Throughout his career, Top obesity surgeon in India has continuously honed his surgical skills. Till date, Dr. Chowbey has successfully performed over 70,000 surgeries including the surgeries on various eminent personalities such as His Holiness Dalai Lama and the former President of India, K. R. Narayanan. Dr. Chowbey has over 35 years of experience in Lap Surgery in association with his team. Get in touch with us to get Dr Pradeep Chowbey Appointment via Email Address.


  • MBBS from the Government Medical College, Jabalpur, MP, 1973
  • MS (General Surgery) from the Government Medical College, Jabalpur, MP, 1977
  • MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) from National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1979
  • FRCS (London)
  • FIMSA from the International Medical Science Academy, New Delhi, India, 1999
  • FAIS from the Association of Surgeons of India, New Delhi, India, 2000
  • FICS from the International College of Surgeons, Chennai, India- 2001
  • FACS from the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, 2007
  • FALS
  • Doctor of Science (HonorisCausa) from Jabalpur University, MP, 2007

Dr. Pradeep Chowbey has been trained at:

  • The Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bombay – “Gastroenterological Surgery” with Dr. P.B. Desai.
  • Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital London, U.K. – Hepatobiliary Malignancy and Breast Diseases.
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer hospital, New York, USA – Hepatobiliary Malignancy and Breast Diseases.
  • University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – “Laparoscopic Surgery”.
  • Singapore General Hospital, Singapore – “Laparoscopic Surgery” with Prof. Mohan Chellappa.
  • John Hopkins Institute, Baltimore, USA – “Advanced Minimal Invasive Surgery”
  • Siloah Hospital, Hannover, Germany – “Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery” with Prof. Ludwig.
  • Monarch University, Geelong, Australia – “Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries” with Dr. Paul Obrien
  • Cleveland Clinic, Ohio – “Gastric Bypass” with Dr. Philip Schauer
  • Mount Sinai Medical Centre, Miami Beach, Florida – “Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries” with Dr. Michel Gagner.


  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • Bariatric Surgeon
  • General Surgeon

Association of Dr. Pradeep Chowbey with Max Healthcare, Delhi

The Institute at Max Healthcare is the First Centre to receive the Center of excellence accreditations in India for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Hernia surgery by Surgical review Corporation, USA, 2010. The center is also recognized and acknowledged as a Global Centre of Excellence in the field of Endosurgery. Fill the free consultation form to get a quick appointment with the Top Obesity Surgeon in Delhi.

Patient Experience

Mrs Christine from Africa shares her weight associated issues and her experience after bariatric surgery under the guidance of Dr. Pradeep Chowbey, Chairman- Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Surgery & Allied Surgical Specialties, Delhi.

Doctor Experience

  • Max Healthcare, November 2009- Present
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 1980- 2009
  • Willingdon Hospital, 1977- 1980


  • Founder President, Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  • President, Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Society (APMBSS)
  • President, IFSO, Asia Pacific Chapter
  • President Elect, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Honorary Member, German Hernia Society, Germany, 2011
  • Honorary Member, Gulf Cooperation Council Hernia Society (National Chapter of Asia Pacific Hernia Society), Dubai, 2010
  • Honorary Member, Indonesian Hernia Society, Bali, Indonesia, 2009
  • Trustee, 2006- Present
  • Chief Convenor, Surgical Education Leaders’ Summit 2005, Shaping the Future by 2010, Chennai 2005
  • Past President, 2004- 2006
  • Faculty Member, Ethicon laparoscopic training centre, New Delhi, 2003
  • Expert Panel Member, The Minimally Invasive Surgical Center (MISC), National University Hospital, Singapore, 2003
  • President, 2002- 2004
  • President Elect, 2000- 2002
  • Expert Panel Member, The Minimal Invasive Surgery Development Center, a recent establishment of the United Christian Hospital, Department of Surgery, Hong Kong, 2001
  • Honorary Secretary, 1998- 2000
  • Vice President, 1994- 1998
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-surgeons (IAGES)
  • Past Governor (India), Society of Endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeons of Asia (ELSA)
  • Past President, Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • Member, The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Member, International Society of Surgery (ISS)
  • Member, International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES)
  • Member, International Medical Science Academy (FIMSA)
  • Member, European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  • Governing Council Member, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Member, Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  • Member, Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG)
  • Member, National Academy of Medical Science (MNAMS)
  • Member, Membership Drive Committee, Association Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Founder Member, Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • Member, Workshop Committee, Association Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Patron, Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (AES)
  • Patron, Health Care Welfare Society
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow, International College of Surgeons (FICS)
  • Fellow, The Association of Surgeons of India (FAIS)


Watch Dr. Pradeep Chowbey in a recent video interview wherein he speaks about the significance of Laparoscopic Surgery and Bariatric Surgery - the procedure and instructions on how a patient needs to take care post surgery.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Lifetime Achievement award by IAGES, February 2015
  • Lifetime Achievement award by Human Care Charitable Trust, August 2014
  • IMAAN INDIA SAMMAN award 2014, October 2014
  • Legend during the Lifetime Award by Balkan Ji Bari International, September 2013
  • Chairman’s Award by Max Healthcare, January 2012
  • Honorary Rotarian by Rotary Club of Delhi, May 2011
  • Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa Doctorate) by His Excellency Governor of MP and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jabalpur, October 2007
  • Gem of India Award for excellence in field, 2006
  • Bharat Jyoti Award, 2006
  • Arch of Excellence (Medicare) Award, 2006
  • Dr. K C Mahajan Award for Best Academician, January 2006
  • Awarded IMAGES Masters Virk Award 2005 by Virk Hospital Centre for Human Reproduction
  • Rashtriya Rattan Award & Gold Medal for Medical Excellence, December 2005
  • Dhanvantari Award for Excellence in Health Care, November 2005
  • Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for excellence work in the laparoscopy field, November 2005
  • Awarded Padma Shri, the highest civilian honor, awarded by the President of India, January 2002
  • Honor of operating on His Excellency Shri K R Narayanan for his gall bladder surgery, March 29, 2001
  • ACADIMA 2001, awarded in the field of Minimal Access Surgery
  • Aadharshila award for excellent work and contribution in the field of medicine
  • Ratna award in Laparoscopic Surgery by Punjab Government in February, 2000
  • Placed in Limca Book of Records 2000 to 2009 consecutive years for most minimal access surgery
  • First Honorary Consultant in laparoscopic surgery to Armed Forces Medical Services of India(AFMC), 2000
  • First Honorary Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeon to the President of India, 2000
  • Awarded Arya award for most compassionate doctor, 1997
  • Awarded by Guinness Book of Records for most minimal access surgery, 1997
  • Vocational award by Rotary International, 1995-96
  • Awarded Gold Medal by Indian Medical Association as “Young Investigator of India 95”
  • Best performer National Board of Examination for MNAMS degree, 1979
  • Gold Medal and best performer, Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur (MP) at the MS (Gen. Surgery), 1977
  • Merit in all subjects, Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur (MP) at the MBBS examination, 1973

Research & Publications

  • Surgical repair of abdominal wall hernias- APHS initiative, Publisher: Springer, Status: Published
  • Endoscopic repair of abdominal wall hernia 2nd edition, Byword Viva publishers’ Pvt. Ltd, Editor: Dr. Pradeep Chowbey, Status: Published
  • Manual of the Max Institute of MAMBS, Publisher: Springer, Publisher: Max Institute of MAMBS, Status: Under process
  • Handbook of Bariatric surgery, Publisher: Springer, Status: Published
  • Single-port laparoscopic Cholecystectomy – using X-cone and reusable hand instruments, Status: Published
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy- A comprehensive atlas, Status: Under process
  • Visually assisted anal fistula treatment (VAAFT), Status: Published
  • Pradeep Chowbey, Chapter on Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy in the Atlas of Laparoscopic Hepato-Pancreato- Biliary Surgery, Pub Cine-Med Publishing Inc., 2015 pp 260-274
  • Pradeep Chowbey, Rajesh Khullar, Anil Sharma, Vandana Soni, Manish Baijal. Book on Single-Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy using X-Cone and reusable Hand Instruments. Pub Endo-Press, Tuttlingen, Germany, 2012.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. Surgical Therapies in Management of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome. Ed. Anoop Misra, R.R. Kasliwal. Recent Advances in metabolic Syndrome II. Pub Elsevier,New Delhi 2011. pp 92-118.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. Laparoscopic Interventions for Benign Conditions at the Lower Esophagus. Ed. Pradeep Chowbey, Samiran Nundy. ECAB Clinical Update: Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation. Pub Elsevier, New Delhi 2011. pp 83-112.
  • Chowbey PK, Mittal T, Soni V, Khullar R, Sharma A , Baijal M, Dey A. In Support of Standard Procedure in Hiatal Hernia Repair. Eds. Volker Schumpelick, Rober J Fitzgibbons. HERNIA REPAIR SEQUELAE. Pub Springer-Verlag Berlin. 2010. pp 504-512.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. Reoperative Bariatric Surgeries. Ed. Om Tantia. Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery. Compiled by ILS Hospital, Kolkatta 2010. pp 157-164.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. Obesity – Indian Perspective and scope of Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery. Ed. Om Tantia. Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery. Compiled by ILS Hospital, Kolkatta 2010. pp 13-19.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. Bariatric Surgery – Surgical management of morbid obesity. Ed. Rashmi Sinha & Satwanti Kapoor. OBESITY – A multidimensional approach to contemporary global issue. Publisher Dhanraj Book House, New Delhi. 2009. pp317-331.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. Laparoscopic Management of Large Hiatus Hernia. Ed. Roshan Lall Gupta. Recent Advances in Surgery. Pub Jaypee. Volume 12, 2009, pp 231-251.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. GERD and Hiatus Hernia. Ed. Dr. Sanjiv Haribhakti. Clinical G.I. Surgery. Volume I, 2008, pp 280-289.
  • Chowbey PK. Metabolic Syndrome – Surgical Management. Ed. Munjal YP. Postgraduate Medicine (Emergency Medicine – Emerging Discipline). Volume XXII, 2008, pp256-262.
  • Chowbey PK. Bariatric Surgery - Importance in Obesity management. Ed. Munjal YP. Postgraduate Medicine (Recent Advances in Medicine). Volume XXI, February 2007, 413-422.
  • Chowbey PK. Bariatric Surgery - Importance in Obesity management. Ed. Munjal YP. Postgraduate Medicine (Recent Advances in Medicine). Volume XXI, February 2007, 413-422.
  • Chowbey PK. Recurrent Hernia- Prevention and treatment. Ed. V Schumpelick , R.J. Fitzgibbons. Pub Springer 2007. pp 274-279.
  • Chowbey P. Primary Inguinal Hernia: How to create a Recurrence-TEP. Eds. Volker Schumpelick, Robert J Fitzgibbons. Recurrent Hernia : Prevention and Treatment. Publisher: Springer Medizin Verlag, Heidelberg 2007, pp 274-279.
  • Chowbey PK. Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: TEP technique. Ed. Ajay Kriplani, Parveen Bhatia, Arun Prasad, Deepak Govil, H P Garg. Comprehensive Laparoscopic Surgery (Indian Association of Gastro Intestinal Endo Surgeons-IAGES). 2007, pp 131-134.
  • Pradeep Chowbey. Metabolic Syndrome - Surgical Management. Ed. Roshan Lall Gupta. Recent Advances in Surgery. Pub: Volume 11, 2006. pp 133-147.
  • Chowbey P. Hand Instruments in Laparoscopy. Ed. Agarwalla R, Bandyopadhyay SK, Tantia O. Laparoscopic Surgery: Instruments & Equipments. Compiled by ILS Multispeciality Clinic, First Edition, 2006, pp57-65
  • Chowbey P. Laparoscopic Hepatopancreato Biliary Surgery - Future Directions. Jagannath P ed. Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery-Current Concepts. First edition, New Delhi : B I Churchill Livingstone 2002: pp 234-251.


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