Brief CV of Dr Surendra Ugale

Dr. Surendra Ugale, has joined Asian Bariatrics Hyderabad, since Dec. 2014, becoming part of the largest Bariatric group in Asia. He is the Chief of Advanced Laparoscopy & Metabolic Surgery ( as he was previously at Kirloskar Hospital); Visiting Consultant at Belle Vue Clinic, Kolkata and Visiting Prof. of Surgery, at KLE University, Belgaum. He has been passionate about laparoscopic surgery since 1991, started a Training Center with animal lab in 1994 & added Simulator training in 2009. As a Visiting Consultant, he helped spread it to many other parts of India with proctoring and training workshops, having an experience of more than 25,000 laparoscopic procedures over 20 years.

His team is the 2nd in the world to start Laparoscopic Ileal Interposition for Type-2 Diabetes in 2008; his work is now especially focused on Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes & Obesity and has been a proctor at national and international centers especially Turkey & Tbilisi, Rep. of Georgia. He developed the "Diabetes Remission & Severity Score" for establishing severity of diabetes to choose appropriate treatment.

  1. Medical education and post-graduation from Bombay University.
  2. Specialised training in Gastro-intestinal surgery & Endoscopic work with Prof. VN Shrikhande & Dr AG Nande in Mumbai.
  3. Started private practice in HYD at Kirloskar Hospital – in 1988.
  4. 1st to start Laparoscopic surgery in AP state in 1991
  5. Started training surgeons in Laparoscopy all over India, by doing workshops & operations; till date more than 800 surgeons have been trained.
  6. Promoted team approach for better surgical work….Dr Neeraj & Dr Vishwas had joined to form team since 1994 & 1998.

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