Dr Chirag Thakkar
M.B.B.S. from B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, followed by his General Surgical training (M. S. in General Surgery) at Smt. N. H. L. Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad. He then worked as a senior resident in the department of gastro-intestinal surgery at V. S. Hospital. He continued his training further in one of the best department of gastro-intestinal surgery in India at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute (S.G.P.G.I.), Lucknow. There he worked with some of the pioneers of gastro-intestinal surgery in India and had extensive training in advanced abdominal surgeries like liver resections, pancreatic surgeries, esophageal surgeries, colo-rectal surgeries and surgeries for portal hypertension. He got a vast experience in managing complex gastro-intestinal surgical problems, including those with previous surgeries and their complications. He then did his fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and gastro-intestinal surgery at Kaizen Hospital under Dr. Sanjiv P. Haribhakti. Here he was trained thoroughly in advanced laparoscopic surgeries including laparoscopic colo-rectal surgery, thoracoscopic and laparoscopic esophageal surgery , laparoscopy for emergency abdominal problems, laparoscopic hernia surgery and minimal invasive surgeries for acute necrotising pancreatitis. He then worked for 3 years at CIMS hospital, Ahmedabad as a Consultant Gastro-Intestinal, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon before realising his dream of starting a Digestive and Obesity Surgery Centre. He has earned the membership of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (U.K.).