Profile Description

Dr. Aashish Shah

Director- Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore
Department- Gastrointestinal, Minimally Access and Bariatric Surgery
Procedures Expertised :

  • Minimally access gastrointestinal surgeries for GI and Colorectal cancers
  • Hepato Biliary surgeries, advanced Laparoscopic surgeries, Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgeries
  • Complex Thoracoscopic Lung and Esophageal Resection procedures
  • Bariatric Surgeries, Endoscopic Intra gastric Balloon deployment

Introduction of Dr. Aashish Shah

A leading Gastrointestinal and HPB surgeon, Dr. Aashish Shah is an expert in advanced Laparoscopic surgeries. He also specializes in thoracoscopic procedures and has performed
several complex and advanced thoracoscopic and esophageal surgeries. His special interest lies in Laparoscopic surgery for GI cancers, colorectal cancers and gastric cancers. He is also an apt in performing Laparoscopic Fundoplications for Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Along with expertise in all these fields, he also performs bariatric and endoscopic surgeries that include endoscopic intra gastric balloon deployment procedure for obesity, gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastro esophageal reflux surgery and telesurgery.

Dr. Aashish Shah has an experience of more than 18 years during which he has performed more than 10,000 surgical procedures. He mastered several fields of surgical procedures that involve general and laparoscopic surgeries, minimally access surgeries, bariatric and metabolic surgeries, thoracoscopic surgeries and Gastrointestinal and hepato biliary surgeries. He currently serves as the Director of GI and Bariatric Surgeries in Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore.

With training in advanced laparoscopic surgery from European Institute of Tele surgery, Strasbourg, France, Dr. Aashish Shah has made a huge name for himself in the surgical field. He is a member of several medical associations and finds interest in research activities as well. A well known surgeon in India, Dr. Aashish Shah is also a Laparoscopic surgeon for several hospitals in Iraq, Baghdad and Uganda.

Work Experience of Dr. Aashish Shah

  • Director, Minimally Access, Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Faculty, Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship of National Board (FNB), Fortis Hospitals

Education of Dr. Aashish Shah

  • MBBS, Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
  • MS, General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J J Hospitals, Mumbai
  • DNB, Gastroenterology, National Board of Examinations
  • FRCS, Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow


  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, European Institute of Tele Surgery, Strasbourg, France
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore

Memberships of Dr. Aashish Shah

  • Karnataka Medical Council

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Fortis Hospital, Bangalore
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Bariatric surgery
  • GI surgeries
  • Laparoscopic Hepato Biliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery

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