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Dr Prashanth Rao

Director & Chief- GI Surgery Gleneagles Global Hospitals Mumbai, India Dr Prashanth Rao is currently associated as the Director and Chief of Gastrointestinal & Minimal Access Surgery, GI Onco-Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Mumbai. He is a pioneer in performing Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery.
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Degree: MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB
Hospital: Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Parel, Mumbai, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre
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Experience: 29 years of experience
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About Dr Prashanth Rao

  • Dr Prashanth Rao is currently associated as the Director and Chief of Gastrointestinal & Minimal Access Surgery, GI Onco-Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Mumbai.
  • Currently, he is also associated as a Consultant of GI Minimal Access Surgery, Onco-Surgery and Bariatric Surgery at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • He has a thriving experience of more than 29 years in the field of Gastrointestinal & Minimal Access Surgery, GI Onco-Surgery.
  • Dr Rao has visited and conducted several National and International Conferences and Workshops.
  • He is a pioneer in performing Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery.
  • He has conducted many training labs for the Society of American Gastro Endo Surgeons (SAGES) to teach Single Port Surgery.
  • Dr Rao has delivered numerous lectures in numerous countries, including Australia, Vietnam, China, the USA, Brazil,  France, and Athens.
  • He has demonstrated a Live Laparoscopic Surgery in the Guangzhou First People’s Hospital, Guangzhou, China.
  • He is an Executive Committee Member and Founder Member of the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI).
  • Dr Rao is the Founder Member of the Indian Chapter of the International Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Association.
  • He is an honourable Executive Member of the Indian Association of Gastroendosurgeon, the Associations of Surgeons of India, the Indian Medical Association, and the Association of Medical Consultants.
  • He is a Professor and teacher for the Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) Course conducted by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) at Gleneagles Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.
  • Dr Rao has more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in numerous reputed National and International Journals and over 3 Book Chapters in prominent books on Laparoscopic Surgery.

More about Dr Prashanth Rao

List of Treatments

  • Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Liver and Pancreatic Resections
  • Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Reoperative Surgery
  • Repair of Bile Duct Injury
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Surgery for Portal Hypertension
  • Surgery in Chronic Liver Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery
  • Stomach Cancer Surgery
  • Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas
  • Surgery for Corrosive Stricture Esophagus
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for GERD
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Hiatus Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Achalasia Cardia
  • Fundoplication
  • Heller Myotomy (Cardiomyotomy)
  • Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery
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