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Dr. Arun Prasad


Surgical Gastroenterologist, Bariatrics Surgery, General Surgeon


35+ Years of Experience


New Delhi

About Doctor

Dr. Arun Prasad has extensive training in diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal conditions, polyps, and hernias of all types. Colon polyps, GERD, achalasia, a hiatus hernia, and gastrointestinal (GI) cancer are all examples. Liver conditions like cirrhosis, fatty liver, and fatty liver disease are all effectively treated by him as well.

Dr. Prasad is a proponent of robotic surgery and has experience helping obese patients with weight-management solutions like bariatric surgery. Because of this, he can help his patients with less pain and in less time.

Dr. Arun is well-known in the South Delhi community for his expertise as a surgical gastroenterologist. He has treated patients with gastroenterological issues with the highest success rate and has been a doctor for 35 years. 

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, 1984
  • MS in General Surgery from G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1988
  • FRCS in General Surgery from Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, Uk, 1991 

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Morbid obesity 
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer 
  • Hernia 
  • Gall bladder Stones 
  • Myasthenia Gravis 
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Achalasia Cardia 
  • Thymoma
  • Bariatric Surgery 
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty 
  • Robotic Surgery 
  • Advanced Laparoscopy 
  • Thymectomy 
  • Sympathectomy

All Treatments

  • Bowel Obstruction Treatment
  • Crohn's Disease Treatment
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography - TEE
  • Anti-Reflux Procedures
  • Whipple Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Partial colectomy
  • Nissen fundoplication

Professional Work Experience

  • At Apollo Hospital, he is a senior consultant surgeon.
  • The London, UK hospital where he worked as a junior surgeon was Charing Cross.
  • At Maulana Azad Medical College, he held the position of resident surgeon.
  • At Manipal Hospitals in New Delhi, he oversaw the surgical department as its head. 

Career Highlights

  • Dr. Arun Prasad, who has performed more than 7,000 laparoscopic surgeries, is widely regarded as one of the best surgeons in the world. He has been operating for 29 years and performing Laparoscopic surgery for 35. His alma mater, the esteemed Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, is where he earned his medical degree. In 1988, he earned his master's degree in surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. Then he went to the United Kingdom to complete his training in gastrointestinal (GI) surgery.
  • It is widely acknowledged in prestigious medical journals that Dr. Prasad performed the first Laparoscopic operation on a Gall Bladder fistula with the large intestine. In addition, he was the first person ever to use a thoracoscope to remove a pulmonary hydatid cyst.
  • Dr. Arun Prasad has extensive experience with complex and advanced laparoscopic operations for a wide range of abdominal and chest conditions gained throughout his career.
  • In 1994, he performed one of the earliest series demonstrating the viability and safety of same-day discharge after Laparoscopic gall bladder surgery. 

Research and Fellowships

  • FRCS – Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh & Glasgow (UK)
  • FACS – Fellow of American College of Surgeons (USA)
  • FMBS – Fellow of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • President of Obesity surgery society of India (OSSI), affiliated to International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)
  • President of International MGB OAGB Club for Bariatric Surgery
  • Former Vice President Indian Association of Gastro Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES).
  • FALS – Fellow of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery ( Bariatric, Hernia, Upper GI, Hepatobiliary )
  • Member Indian Society of Thoracic Surgeons 

Awards and Recoginition

  • The Health Minister of Delhi recognized his thoracoscopy efforts by giving him an award.
  • The Indian minister of health recognized his bariatric efforts with an award.
  • He was the ASI Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Orators Champion.
  • In Ghent, Belgium, he was the invited keynote speaker at the Robotic Surgery conference.
  • At a conference in Valladolid, Spain, he took home a prize for robotic bariatric surgery.
  • He has been invited as faculty to international conferences in London, Montreal, Vienna, Paris, Naples, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany, Spain, China, and elsewhere on the topics of laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, and bariatric surgery.
  • The surgery, which involved robotic and bariatric procedures, was broadcast live to national and international conferences, which he won.
  • On behalf of the International Bariatric Club & Academy, he was awarded "The organizer of Fellowship course in bariatric surgery at Mumbai, Philippines, and Duke University, USA."
  • Under the auspices of Primary Trauma Care UK, he organized and served as the academic coordinator for more than 50 trauma training courses.

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