India has High Hopes from Dr. Lakdawala on 500-kg Woman’s Surgery

India has high hopes from Dr. Lakdawala on 500-kg woman's surgery

Doctors in the country say that the surgery on 500-kg woman will help to boost the confidence of the patients who choose India as the destination for undergoing their surgeries.

Weight loss surgeons across the city are happy to find the fact that the Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed is finally undergoing her bariatric surgery in India through Dr. Lakdawala Best Obesity Surgeon in India. Miss. Ahmed who weighs 500kgs has recently made headlines when it was revealed that she would travel to India for her surgery from the best obesity surgeon in India.

Miss. Ahmed is 36 years old and she has not been able to move out of her home in Cairo, Egypt for the past 25 years. She is suffering from co-morbid disease and also suffered from hypertension, diabetes and depression. As per the senior consultant, minimal access and bariatric surgeon, Dr. K.S Lakshmi, “There are lot of myths about bariatric surgery due to which the highly obese patients especially from India refrain from the surgery. But when such cases as taken up, it will surely boost the confidence of several patients in India and then they often tend looking up to their surgeons.”

The surgery will be done in Mumbai and it is going to be performed by Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, a consultant bariatric surgeon along with a team of specialists including an endocrinologist, a cardio-thoracic surgeon and pulmonologist. This team will be assisted by three senior anesthetists. A round the clock team is made for the post-operative care.

As per the senior bariatric surgeon, Dr. Venu Gopal Parikh, “India is well known for offering affordable and quality healthcare. Thanks to a huge manpower base, we are able to offer very good post operative care whic is crucial and required for these patients. All these are based on the positive feedback given by the patients who have had undergone surgeries in India.” A special 3000 square feet facility consisting of an operation theatre, an ICU and a doctor’s room are been readied to carry out her surgery.

A Brief Profile of Dr. Lakdawala, Best Obesity Surgeon in India

Dr. Lakdawala is the best obesity surgeon in India who head the Department of Bariatric Surgery at Dr. LH Hiranandani Hospital and Saifee Hospital in Mumbai. He is also running the Minimal Access Surgery department at Dr. D.Y. Patil Hospital, New Mumbai. He is MS in general surgery from BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai. Further, he is also a consultant surgeon at Saifee Hospital, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre and Prince Ali Khan Hospital in Mumbai.

Being a brilliant student throughout his academic career, the best obesity surgeon in India has started his medical career as a lecturer at his alma matter. Later, Dr. Lakdawala completed his fellowship in Bariatric surgery from Cleveland Clinic in Florida, US, one of the leading hospitals in the world for bariatric bypass surgery.

Further, he received his training in the laparoscopic gastric banding from the University of Ghent Hospital, Belgium. He represented India at the First Asia Pacific Surgeon Summit held in Seoul, South Korea in the year 2004. His expertise in surgery is renowned and acknowledged by the fact that he is one of the six surgeons representing India in the Thought Leaders Summit. He spoke about the procedure selection in bariatric surgery and the Indian Scenario in Obesity. Presently, he is imparting his surgical knowledge to the bariatric surgery doctors in Mumbai as well across India by conducting training sessions at Ethicon Institute of Endosurgery (ESIS) and Johnson and Johnson Training Centre, Mumbai.

An active member of IAGES, the best obesity surgeon in India also runs a training program for a yearly fellowship in the minimal access surgery for students for the hands on training. Dr. Lakdawala presents papers at forums that are organized by AMASI and OSSI and Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgeons Group.

If you have been seeking for the most affordable priced bariatric surgery in India from Dr. Lakdawala, best obesity surgeon in India, then you can contact Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital in India or directly with Dr. Lakdawala by email at or by just a phone call at +91-9373055368 and we will assist our patients with planning their medical trip to India.

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