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Dr. Deepak Govil


Surgical Gastroenterologist


29+ Years of Experience


New Delhi

About Doctor

Dr. Deepak Govil is a distinguished surgeon who specializes in gastrointestinal, general, and advanced laparoscopic procedures. He has been in active surgical practice for over 29 years.

He is an expert in performing surgery for Portal Hypertension, Splenectomy, Lieno-renal shunts, Ilio-anal Anastomosis with a pouch for Ulcerative colitis, Esophageal resection with Gastric pull-up, Whipple's Pancreato-Duodenectomy, and Hepaticojejunostomy for Biliary strictures and benign and malignant obstructive jaundice, etc., among other procedures

In addition, he does surgery for surgical obstructive jaundice, pancreatic illnesses such as acute and chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic tumors, upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and gastrointestinal cancers such as esophageal, gastric, colonic, and rectal cancers.

He has done one thousand surgeries that are associated with liver and gastrointestinal surgery, including laparoscopic surgery, during the course of his career which has spanned more than three decades.

He served as the leader of the group that was entrusted with the responsibility of establishing the Department of GI Surgery at PSRI in New Delhi.

Teaching is something he enjoys doing, and he has held the position of Professor of Surgery at GTB Hospital in New Delhi.

He had liver transplantation surgery at Apollo Hospital on September 15th, 2006, as part of his participation in the procedure.

At the IMA South Delhi Annual Convention that took place in January 2009, he was honored with the President's appreciation award.

He is a member of a number of prestigious associations, some of which are the Association of Surgeons of India, the Delhi chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India, the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, the Indian Association of Endoscopic Gastro surgeons of India, and the South Delhi branch of the Indian Medical Association.

In addition, he is a member of the Indian Association of Endoscopic Gastro Surgeons of India.

Until March 2009, he served as the Secretary of the Consultant forum at Apollo Hospital, where he was responsible for organizing various forum events.

Between the years 1999 and 2008, he served as the Convenor of the "Delhi GI Surgeons Club," which was responsible for organizing clinical meetings in several departments of surgical gastroenterology in Delhi.

He has an interest in research and has written articles that have been published in reputable publications. In addition to that, he has contributed chapters to many works.

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1982
  • MS - General Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1986
  • PhD - Gastrointestinal Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1995

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Surgery for portal hypertension
  • Splenectomy and Lieno-renal shunts
  • Ileo-anal anastomosis with pouch for Ulcerative colitis
  • Oesophageal resection with Gastric pull up
  • Whipple’s Pancreato-duodenectomy
  • Hepaticojejunostomy for biliary strictures and benign and malignant obstructive jaundice
  • Surgery for Surgical obstructive jaundice
  • Surgery for pancreatic diseases- Acute and chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic malignancies
  • Surgery for Upper and Lower GI hemorrhage
  • GI malignancies – Oesophageal, Gastric, colonic, and rectal cancers
  • Laparoscopic surgeries

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

  • Surgical Specialist at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital
  • 1996 - 1997 Assistant Professor at University College Of Medical Sciences
  • 1997 - 2004 Senior Consultant And Head at GI Surgery, PSRI Hospital, Sheikh Sarai,
  • Senior Consultant And Academic Coordinator at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

Career Highlights

  • After completing his postgraduate studies in a facility that focused mostly on gastro-surgical procedures, he started working as a Surgical Specialist at the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
  • Then, between the years 1992 and 1995, he went back to AIIMS to complete his Post Doctoral Course (Ph.D.) in GI Surgery.
  • After that, in 1996, he began working as an assistant professor at the University College of Medical Sciences in Shahdara, which is located in New Delhi.
  • The next year, 1997, he began his employment at the Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute for Liver, Renal, and Digestive Disorders in the capacity of Senior Consultant for GI Surgery.
  • He was the one who started this institution's Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, and for the following seven years, he practiced all manner of major gastrosurgical treatments.
  • He has been responsible for carrying out all of the main gastro-surgical operations here.

Research and Fellowships

  • Thesis during post graduation in Surgery at AIIMS.Title: “Evaluation of renal functions in Surgical Obstructive Jaundice” 1985.
  • Thesis during PhD course at the AIIMS - Title: “Biliary obstruction and portal hypertension- A clinical and experimental       study” Aug’95.
  • Guided thesis protocol for DNB Surgery : Chief guide for Dr Anil Kumar – thesis work: role of diagnostic laparoscopy in GI malignancies. 
  • Co guide for thesis DrKalyan titled: Correlation of imaging with MDCT in Acute abdomen.
  • Co guide for thesis DrParas Gupta titled: Comparison of MDCT and pathology in Colorectal cancers.
  • Chief guide for DrSubhash Mishra thesis titled: Hand-assisted laparoscopy for colorectal cancer .
  • Renal Function In Obstructive Jaundile" Apre & post operative assessment. JAPI, 1993, 82:877-884. 2-Portal Haemodynamics In Rats With Biliary Obstruction followed by Biliary Decompression . Gastroenterol 1995:V0114(supp 1)A1B.
  • Surgical treatment of complete prolapse rectum in childhood by posterior rectal well shifting prochology 1959 V018.

Awards and Recoginition

  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
  • society of surgery of the alimentary tract
  • Indian Chapter of HPB Surgeons

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