WHO IS Dr. Pradeep Chowbey?

Dr. Pradeep Chowbey belongs to the cadre of the pioneer laparoscopic surgeons in India. He has graphed his career with singular determination to develop, evaluate and propagate Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in India. The advent of Laparoscopic surgery with his hands became a point in India's medical history. He established the Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 1996, which was the first of its kind in the Asian subcontinent. At present, he is the Chairman, Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Hospital Saket, Delhi.

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Dr. Pradeep Chowbey

Chairman, Max Institute of Laparoscopic, Endoscopic, Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Pradeep Chowbey

Diseases & Treatment Options

Obesity & Diabetes

Obesity is defined as an “Excessive fat accumulation in the body to the extent that health and well being are adversely affected”. Mainstay of the treatment is medical management as prescribed by their diabetologist

Gallbladder Stones

Gallbladder is a pear shaped organ present close to the liver. Its function is to store and concentrate bile juice which is produced in the liver. It does not produce bile as many people think. Bile is a juice produced by the liver which helps the body to digest fat.


Body cavity contains internal body contents enclosed in membranes. Hernia is caused when the body content tears through the membrane and protrudes out.


Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland which is located in the neck is a master gland for metabolism.


Appendix is a narrow, hollow muscular tube present near the junction of the small and large intestine. It has no significant function in human beings.

Gastro Eesophagal Reflux

Food passes from the mouth to the stomach through esophagus (food pipe). This food cannot go back into the food pipe due to pressure of an intervening valve (the Lower Esophageal Sphincter, LES).


Problems related to anus or rectums are collectively called Anorectal conditions.

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Dr. Chowbey has successfully performed more than 85,000 surgeries till date.
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    What is Obesity? from Dr. Chowbey
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    What Body Mass Index (BMI)? from Dr. Chowbey
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    What are the risks associated with being Obese? from Dr. Chowbey
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    Why I am not able to lose weight even when dieting? from Dr. Chowbey
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    When is Bariatric Surgery recommended? from Dr. Chowbey
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