Profile Description

Dr Neha Shah

Chief Consultant- Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Chennai
Department- Bariatric surgery
Procedures Expertised : Gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, metabolic diabetes surgery, endoscopy

Introduction of Dr Neha Shah

Dr Neha Shah is one of the top female Bariatric surgeons in the country. She is a trained expert in Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery and has been performing independent basic and advanced laparoscopic surgeries for a long time. She has done more than 3000 complex laparoscopic and 300 bariatric surgeries during her practice of more than 17 years. Dr Neha Shah also provides other services that include hernia repair surgery, colorectal surgery, piles, abdominal and GI surgery.

Dr Neha Shah has received training in revision Bariatric surgery and endoscopic techniques from Cleveland, Ohio. She has her own Laparoscopy training institute where she has trained over 300 surgeons from all over the world. She has also been training and a faculty member in Ethicon institute of Surgical Education, J&J, Chennai.

Being the only female Bariatric and metabolic surgeon in the state of Tamil Nadu, Dr Neha Shah has truly been dedicated towards her work and constantly seeks to make such procedures available for everyone. She has written numerous papers and presented them in medical conferences. Her work has also been published in several prestigious medical journals worldwide. She has also authored books on Laparoscopic Hernia surgery and Obesity management.

Work experience

  • Chief Consultant and Head, Bariatric Surgery, Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Chennai, 2017-present
  • HOD and Chief, Laparoscopic Surgery, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Chennai, 2015-2017
  • HOD, Minimal Invasive Surgery, Gastroenterology and Bariatric surgery, Prashant Superspeciality Hospital, Aligarh, 2013-2015
  • Consultant, Laparoscopy surgery, Lifeline Multispeciality Hospital, Chennai, 2006-2013
  • Special Trainee, Surgical Gastroenterology, Government Peripheral Hospital, Chennai, 2004-2006
  • Senior Registrar, General Surgery, Government Medical College, Surat, 2003-2004


  • MBBS, Government Medical College, Surat, 1999
  • MS, General Surgery, Government Medical College, Surat, 2003


  • Surgical Gastroenterology, Government Peripheral Hospital, Chennai
  • Revision Bariatric Surgery and Endoscopic Techniques, Cleveland, Ohio


  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Bariatric Surgery, USA


  • Indian Medical Association
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

Awards and Achievements

  • Award of Excellence, Outstanding work in Laparoscopy, 2016
  • Sundaram Award, Best Paper, 2012
  • Travelling Fellowship Award, 2012
  • GEM Award, Excellent Laparoscopic Surgeries, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, ASI Conference, 2010

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Global Hospitals, Chennai
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic GI surgery

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