Dr Chirag Desai

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Dr Chirag Desai


Surgical Gastroenterologist

Apollo Hospitals International Limited Ahmedabad & 1 more
  • 19 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Gujarati
  • 637 Recommendations
  • MON-WED | 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

Diseases Of The Digestive System Are On The Rise In India And Some Of The Cases Require Surgical Intervention. The Department Of Surgical Gastroenterology At Apollo Hospitals Provides Avant-Garde Treatments And Surgical Procedures For A Wide Variety Of Gastrointestinal Diseases Using Both Open And Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques. We Specialize In Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures For Liver Diseases, Intestinal And Colorectal Cancers, Obesity, And Many Other Conditions Of The Pancreas, Gallbladder, Esophagus, Colon And Small Intestines. We Perform Thousands Of Successful Surgeries Every Year For Complex Digestive Diseases. Visit Ask Apollo To Book An Appointment With The The Most Experienced Surgeons Who Are Among The Best In India.

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