Dr. Muffazal Lakadawala

Dr. Muffazal Lakadawala

MBBS, MS (General Surgery)

Chairman - Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgical Sciences and Research Center

Bariatric Surgeon

21 Years of Experience

5 Awards

About Dr. Muffazal Lakadawala

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala is an Obesity Surgeon and one of the most well-known names in the area. He was born and brought up in Mumbai and perused his Masters in Surgery from B.Y.L. Nair Hospital and completed 3 years of residency program in general surgery, MBBS from the Grant Medical College University of Mumbai. Dr. Lakdawala also underwent training in Bariatric Surgery with Dr Raul Rosenthal, Cleveland Clinic, USA, 2006 and was also trained at the Unit of Gastro Surgery, with Dr Piet Pattyn from the University of Ghent Hospital, Belgium, 2005. His other trainings include Training in Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery with Prof. Seon Hahn Kim, Seoul, Korea, 2004. Dr. Lakdawala is the Vice President, Obesity Surgery Society of India, and also the Chairman of the Worldwide IFSO Position Statements Committee. Besides these positions, he is also the Founder President of Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery and Board Member of AETF-Asia Endo-surgery Task Force. He has also ... .. read more


    Medical School & Fellowships

  • MBBS - Mumbai University, Mumbai
  • MS (General Surgery) - B Y L Nair Hospital, Mumbai University, Mumbai


  • Chairman - International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Board Member - Asian Endosurgery Task Force (AETF)
  • Founder President - Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons Group (APBSG)
  • Member - Obesity Surgeons Society of India ( OSSI )
  • Member - IAGES (Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons )


  • Bariatric Surgery With Dr Raul Rosenthal - Cleveland Clinic, USA, 2006
  • Advanced LaparoscopicColorectal Surgery - With Prof. Seon Hahn Kim, Seoul, Korea, 2004
  • Unit of Gastro Surgery , With Dr Piet Patty - University of Ghent Hospital, Belgium, 2005


  • Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgical Sciences, Chairman- Saifee Hospital, Girgaon , currently working
  • Bariatric Surgery, Chief- Centre for Obesity & Diabetes Surgery, Mumbai , currently working
  • Minimal Access, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Director - Fortis Memorial Research Institute , 2012

Awards and Achievements

  • Ranbaxy Award for Best Thesis at MS. Exams ‘Therapeutic Endoscopy in Obstructive Jaundice’.
  • Rotary International Award for young Achiever’s 2010
  • Gold Medalist in Anatomy at First Year M.B.B.S.
  • Silver Medal at Shirin Mehtaji Oration – 1996
  • 'Humanitarian of the year' Awarded by the All India Human Rights Association' 2007

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15/17, Maharshi Karve Marg, Girgaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400004, India

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