Dr Muffazal Lakdawala
Job Title: Surgeon
Specialisations: Bariatric Surgery, Oncology
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati
Dr Muffazal Lakdawala is the founder of Digestive Health Institute. He is also the Chairman of Institute of Minimal Access Surgical Sciences and Research Centre, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai. In his career of 15 years, Dr Lakdawala has conducted numerous surgeries, in India, and abroad; a trained laparoscopic surgeon, he specialises in Bariatric surgery and GI Oncology surgery. He is known internationally for his pioneering work in the field of scarless Bariatric surgery and is a keen researcher in the field of diabetes surgery. A graduate of the prestigious Grant Medical College in Mumbai, he earned his Masters in Surgery from BYL Nair Hospital. He went to train further in bariatric surgery at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and at University of Ghent Hospital in Belgium; he has also trained in Advanced Colorectal Cancer surgery in Seoul, Korea. He has many publications to his credit. Dr. Lakdawala is on the board of Asian Endosurgery Task Force (AETF). To add another feather in his cap he is the President of IFSO- Asia Pacific chapter.