Dr. Pradeep Chowbey: Pioneer Laparoscopic Surgeon | Max Saket

Dr. Pradeep Chowbey

Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
50+ years of experience
Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi

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    About Doctor

    • Dr. Pradeep Chowbey is a world-renowned and pioneer laparoscopic surgeon with over 50 years of surgical experience.
    • Presently, He leads the Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Bariatric Surgery as chairman at the Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.
    • He has trained more than 20,000 surgeons from around the world in minimally invasive surgeries. 
    • He is the first surgeon to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy in North India and the first to perform MAFT (Minimally Invasive Fistula Technology) in the Asia Pacific Region.
    • With over 85,000 surgeries to his credit, he has been featured in the Guinness Book of Records and Limca Book of Records for consecutively twenty years.
    • He specializes in Hepatobiliary Surgery, Upper GI Endoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Appendicectomy, Bowel resection, Hernia Surgery, & All types of Anorectal surgery.
    • His expertise also includes Solid Organ Surgery, Endoscopic Neck Surgery, Hand-assisted Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracoscopic Surgery (Decortications, Lung-nodule excision, Thymectomy), & Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery.
    • He also deals with Piles/Hemorrhoids Surgery, Gallbladder Stones, Hernia, fissures, Anal Fistula, Thyroid & Parathyroid surgery, & Scarless Neck Surgery.
    • Dr Pradeep Chowbey has had the privilege to be the surgeon of some of the renowned personalities like His Holiness the Dalai Lama, President of India, Arun Jaitley,  Mr Devisingh Sekhawat, Mr Rakesh Mehta IAS, Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta.
    • He has authored more than 300 original scientific papers in international and national indexed journals and contributed chapters for various text/reference books, including prestigious publications like Springer, Jaypee, and Elsevier. 

    Qualification & Training

    • MBBS – Government Medical College, NMDC, Jagdalpur
    • MS (General Surgery) – Rani Durgawati Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur
    • Gastroenterological Surgery- Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bombay 
    • Hepatobiliary Malignancy and Breast Diseases- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital, New York, USA
    • Laparoscopic Surgery- University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery- John Hopkins Institute, Baltimore, USA
    • FMAS
    • FRCS (London)
    • FICS

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Appendix
    • Hepatobiliary Surgery
    • Upper GI Endoscopic Surgery
    • Hernia Surgery
    • Anorectal surgery
    • Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery
    • Surgery for Morbid Obesity Surgery


    • Chairman’s Award by Max Healthcare- 2012
    • Dr K.C Mahajan Award for Best Academician- 2006
    • Gem of India Award for Excellence- 2006
    • Bharat Jyoti Award- 2006
    • Rashtriya Rattan Award & Gold Medal for Medical Excellence- 2005
    • Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for Excellence in the laparoscopy- 2005
    • Dhanvantari Award for Excellence in Health Care- 2005
    • Padma Shri by Hon. President of India – 2002


    • Society of Endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeons of Asia
    • Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of India
    • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-surgeons
    • The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 
    • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons 
    • Indian Society of Oncology
    • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology

    List of Treatments

    • Appendicectomy
    • Appendicitis
    • Abdominal Wall Hernias
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal Fissure
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Anorectal diseases
    • Bariatric/Morbid Obesity 
    • Diabetes MAnagement
    • Biliary surgeries (Gall bladder stone, common bile duct surgery etc.)
    • Biliary Stenting
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Benign Nodule Thyroid
    • Cholecystitis
    • Cyst Removal
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Cyst Aspiration
    • Endoscopic management of anorectal diseases including Haemorrhoids
    • Endoscopic Surgery
    • Hernia ( Epigastric, Femoral, Abdominal, Groin, Hital, Incisional, Inguinal, Paraesophageal, Periumbilical, Sliding)
    • Treatment of Diabetes mellitus
    • Vagotomy
    • Weight loss surgery
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Thyroid Gland Surgery
    • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Gallbladder Stones/Cholecystitis
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    • Gastric Band Surgery
    • Hernioplasty
    • Hydrocele Repair
    • Hemorrhoidectomy
    • Jejunostomy
    • Liver Cyst Treatment
    • Lords Dilation
    • Lipoma Removal
    • lumpectomy
    • Morbid obesity
    • Metabolic Syndrome surgery
    • Mirizzi Syndrome
    • Neck Surgery for Adenoma Parathyroid
    • Neck Surgery for Benign Nodule Thyroid
    • Peptic Ulcer Treatment
    • Recurrent Appendicitis
    • Robotic Surgeries
    • Recurrent Biliary Colic
    • Rectopexy
    • RYGB Surgery (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass)
    • Single incision laparoscopic surgery (scarless surgery)
    • Stricturoplasty

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