Dr. Arun Prasad: Renowned General & Laparoscopic Surgeon

Dr. Arun Prasad

Senior Consultant
General Minimal Access & Laparoscopic Surgery
39+ years of experience
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

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    About Dr. Arun Prasad

    • Dr. Arun Prasad is one of the world’s most Renowned General & laparoscopic Surgeons with a rich experience of more than 39 years.
    • Currently, he is serving as a senior consultant of General & laparoscopic surgery at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
    • He had experience in over 15000 laparoscopic operations in all types of simple and complex surgeries.
    • He pioneered laparoscopy in the UK and India, He is one of the first surgeons to perform Advanced GI laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, SILS, and Bariatric & Robotic Surgery in India.
    • He performed the first surgeries of many kinds such as the First lap cholecystectomy, the first single incision (SILS) surgery, the first Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery, the world’s first Laparoscopic operation of Gall Bladder fistula, & world’s first Thoracoscopic removal of the Hydatid cyst of the lungs.
    • His specialities are Robotic and Laparoscopic Gastric bypass and Laparoscopic Gastric banding for Morbid Obesity  Laparoscopy, VATS Thoracoscopy, Endoscopic and Robotic Surgery
    • His expertise also includes Sleeve Gastrectomy, Mini Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon, Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, & Robotic Benign and Cancer Treatment.
    • He had several Records to his name like, lap chole in a 100-year-old patient, bariatric surgery in a 272 kg patient (a record broken by others recently), the largest thymoma removed by robotic surgery, 1st robotic mini gastric bypass surgery, internationally accepted technique of totally robotic bariatric surgery etc.
    • He is also a renowned Academician with experience of teaching at many prestigious institutions in several countries including the UK, Germany, Singapore, Spain, France, Austria etc.
    • Dr. Arun Prasad had set up many telemedicine and CME programs in India and abroad including over 50 courses for trauma training.

    Qualification & Training of Dr. Arun Prasad

    • MBBS – Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
    • MS (General Surgery) – G B Pant Hospital / Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
    • FRCS (General Surgery) – Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, UK
    • FACS- American College of Surgeons

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgery
    • Single Incision Laparoscopy
    • Advanced Upper & Lower GI Laparoscopic Surgeries
    • Benign and cancer Tumour
    • Gastric Banding for Morbid Obesity


    • The BMJ Awards-India
    • Felicitation by NHS Trust, Lincoln, UK for starting Laparoscopic Surgery – 1994
    • Felicitation by Health Minister of Delhi for Thoracoscopic Surgery – 2002
    • Felicitation by Health Minister of India for Bariatric Surgery – 2015
    • Dr Sen’s oration at the Association of Surgeons of India, Delhi – 2015
    • Ramaya oration at Association of Surgeons of India, Hyderabad – 2017


    • Obesity Surgery Society of India 
    • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons
    • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
    • Association of Surgeons of India
    • Indian Association Of Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgeons
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
    • American College of Surgeons

    List of Treatments

    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Cancer Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Piles Treatment (Non-Surgical)
    • Piles Surgery
    • Fistula Treatment
    • Anal Fissure Surgery
    • Endocrine Surgery
    • Hernia Repair Surgery
    • Abdominal Pain Treatment
    • Thyroid Swelling
    • Abdominal surgery
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Thoracoscopy
    • Obesity-Related Lung Diseases
    • Obesity Treatment
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • Breast Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Laparoscopic Sleeve Resection
    • Slimming
    • Single Port Surgeries
    • GI/HPB Surgery
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gallbladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment
    • Gastric Plication
    • Gastroscopy
    • Laser Piles Treatment
    • Laparoscopic Hiatus Hernia Repair
    • Endosurgery

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