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Dr. Ramen Goel


Senior Bariatric Surgeon at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Center, Fortis Hospitals, Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute, Mumbai

Brief Profile:

  • Ramen Goel is the Head of Bariatric Surgery at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Mumbai.
  • He specializes in day and short stay bariatric and metabolic surgeries.
  • Highly qualified gastro-intestinal surgeon having 20 years of experience in bariatric & Obesity surgery in India
  • Done its fist laparoscopy surgery in 1992 & till now successfully executed thousands of basic as well as advanced laparoscopic surgeries
  • First in performing Gastric Band & banded Gastric Bypass (Fobi pouch) surgery in India

Medical conditions, procedures, and areas of expertise:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Obesity Surgery

Qualifications and Training:

  • MS, FICS (USA)
  • Diploma in Gastro-intestinal Surgery from Postgraduate Medical Institute, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Clinical Attachments ex Hon Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Grant Medical College & JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
  • Hon Laparoscopy & Bariatric Surgeon
  • Ileal Transposition – Goiania, Brazil
  • Training in Banded Bypass – LA, USA
  • Training in Gastric Bypass – Laussane, Switzerland
  • Training in Gastric Band – Lyon, France
  • Training Received in Metabolic Surgery
  • Training in Sleeve Gastrectomy – Perth, Australia

Medical Experience:

  • Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery since 1993
  • Bariatric surgery since 2000 (Performed India’s first gastric band & first banded gastric bypass) – procedures performed include gastric bypass, band, balloon, sleeve, Fobi pouch, SGIT, VBG

Research Experience:

  • Conducting Clinical Trial in India on Ileal interposition Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Paper presentations at 2nd World Congress on International Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes at New York in 2011 & Annual Conference of ASMBS at Las Vegas in 2010
  • Original Research Paper published by Springer in ‘International Journal for Diabetes in Developing Countries’.
  • Selected amongst Best 5 paper at IFSO-APC meeting at Rusutsu, Japan in 2011.

Current Member of:

  • Member, Executive Committee – Asia Oceania Chapter of International Federation for Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders
  • Member, International Committee, Surgical Review Corporation, USA
  • Reviewer – International Journal of Obesity (IJO)
  • Steering Committee Member – Education & Management Task Force, IASO

Earlier Serving As:

  • Ex Governing Council Member – International Association for Study of Obesity
  • Organising Chairman – 5th Asia Oceania Conference on Obesity(AOCO2009)
  • Past President – All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity

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