Dr Chirag Desai

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Dr Chirag Desai


Surgical Gastroenterologist

Apollo Hospitals International Limited Ahmedabad
  • 19 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Gujarati
  • 637 Recommendations
  •  MON-TUE | 11:00 AM-01:30 PM, 01:30 PM-04:00 PM Show More

Awards and Achievements

  • Frank Taylor Memorial prize for the best presentation - London, September – 2001
  • Overseas scholarship for Living Donor Liver Transplant by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow for Asan Medical Centre, Seoul, South Korea. May - 2007

Research and Publications

  • Granular cell tumour of the bile duct mimicking distal cholangiocarcinoma: one case report and review of the literature.  Minerva Chir. 2006 Jun;61(3):247-55.



Work Experience

  • Specialist Registrar, HepatoPancreaticoBiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery, (2nd October 2002 to 1st October 2003) Professor B R Davidson and Mr K Rolles. The Royal Free Hospital, London. (Year V)
  • Specialist Registrar, Hepatobiliary – Pancreatic / Upper GI Surgery (YEAR IV) (3rd October 2001 to 1st October 2002) Mr Bhattacharya / Mr Maclean. The Royal London Hospital, London.
  • Specialist Registrar, Upper GI Surgery (YEAR III) (4th October 2000 to 2nd October 2001) Mr Stoker The North Middlesex Hospital, London.
  • Specialist Registrar, Colorectal Surgery (YEAR II) (1st Oct 1999 to 3rd Oct 2000) Mr Meleagros / Mr Lunniss. The Homerton Hospital, London.
  • Working in Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment.

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • IHPBA , Ahmedabad Surgeons Association
  • Gujarat State Surgeon’s Association &Gujarat State Chapter of ASI,
  • Gujarat Gastroenterology Society- Hon. Secretary (2007-2009)
  • Association of Surgeons of India – ASI,
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal EndoSurgeons – IAGES,
  • Association of Minimal Access surgeons of India – AMASI
  • Indian Medical Association – IMA,
  • Society of GI  endoscopy in India – SGEI,
  • Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia – ELSA,
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh,
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Medical Council Registration

G 7374

Special Interests

  • Liver Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Abdominal cancers, Advanced  Laparoscopic Surgery, Obstructive Jaundice, Portal Hypertension, Liver Transplantation, Colorectal Surgery