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Dr. Abhishek Agrawal

Consultant

Department

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Qualification

MBBS, MS, DNB, MCh, DrNB, MNAMS, FMAS, FALS, Fellowship in HPB,

Dr. Abhishek Agrawal is a renowned Surgical Gastroenterologist with vast experience in performing a myriad of complex Gastrointestinal, Hepatopancreatobiliary, Bariatric and Liver Transplant Surgeries. He has trained at some of the world’s best centers in using latest and cutting-edge technology to achieve extraordinary results and patient satisfaction. He specializes in Advanced minimal access and Robotic surgery for treating Benign and Malignant abdominal pathologies as well as for Weight loss / Diabetes (Bariatric Surgery). He has operated on numerous patients not only from India but also from multiple nationalities with excellent outcomes and meritorious results. He has been praised and felicitated by celebrities and renowned world leaders at various forums for his clinical and philanthropic work for helping the less privileged get specialized surgical care. He regularly travels across India and abroad to support teaching and training of medical students and young surgeons who aspire to specialize in GI and Liver Transplant surgery. He is an avid researcher and has multiple publications to his name in National and International journals and has authored chapters for numerous textbooks. He also serves as a Reviewer for many National and International peer-reviewed journals. He is passionate about the integration of clinical innovation, advanced technology and ethical clinical practice.
  • MBBS – Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • MS (General Surgery) – Gold Medalist- Sardar Patel University, Gujarat
  • DNB (General Surgery) – National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
  • MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology) – Gold Medalist – Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • DrNB (Surgical Gastroenterology) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
  • MNAMS – National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • FMAS – Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery by AMASI
  • FALS – Fellowship in Advanced Laparosocpic Surgery by IAGES
  • Fellowship in HPB, GI & Liver Transplantation – Mie University, Japan
  • Member of American College of Surgeons – ACS, USA
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery (GI Surgery)
  • GI Oncosurgery (Surgery for Cancer of GI Tract)
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (Surgery for Weight loss/Diabetes)
  • Minimal access surgery including Robotic Surgery
  • Pancreatobiliary surgery
  • Surgery for Gallbladder conditions (Stones/Polyps)
  • Surgery for hernia and abdominal wall reconstructions
  • Former Consultant and Assistant Professor at Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh
  • Former Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon and Surgical Gastroenterologist at Jaypee Hospitals, Noida, India
  • Clinical Fellowship in HPB, Digestive Surgery and Liver Transplantation from Mie University, Japan
  • Fellowship in Advanced Laparosocpic Surgery (FALS) by IAGES
  • Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) by AMASI
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) – Provider and Instructor
  • Member of Liver Transplant Society of India (LTSI)
  • Member of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists (IASG)
  • Member of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES)
  • Member of American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Member of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
  • Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Member of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Gold Medal for securing 1st Rank in University examinations in MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology)
  • Gold Medal for securing 1st Rank in University examinations in MS (General Surgery)
  • Awarded ‘Best Paper’ for Paper presented at Annual Conference of Association of Surgical Gastroenterologist of Kerala (ASGKCON 2019), Calicut, Kerala, India.“Resected gastric volume and weight loss after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy – Size does matter!”
  • Awarded ‘Travel Grant’ for Paper presented at Asia Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2018; Seoul, South Korea.“Robotic docking and operative console times- Are we getting better over the years with expertise?”
  • Awarded ‘Bursary’ for Paper presented at Annual Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASGCON) 2018; Chandigarh, India.“Long Term Experience (18 years) with pelvic exenteration and double barrel wet colostomy for locally advanced carcinoma rectum”
  • Awarded ‘Travel Grant’ for paper presented at Asia Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2017; Hong Kong“Living Donor Liver Transplantation Using Small for Size Grafts”
  • Awarded ‘Best Poster’ for Poster presented at International Congress of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASICON) 2017; Kochi, India.“Robotic docking and operative console times- Are we getting better over the years with expertise?”

Journal Publications

  • Glasbey JC, Abbott TEF, Ademuyiwa A, Adisa A, AlAmeer E, Alshryda S, Agrawal A et al. Elective surgery system strengthening: development, measurement, and validation of the surgical preparedness index across 1632 hospitals in 119 countries. Lancet. 2022; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(22)01846-3
  • Agrawal A. A handy reference and starter book for Robotic Gynecologic Surgery. J Med Evid 2021;2:285
  • Sharma P, Agrawal A (2021) Does Modern Research Validate The Ancient Wisdom Of Gut Flora And Brain Connection? A Literature Review Of Gut Dysbiosis In Neurological And Neurosurgical Disorders Over The Last Decade. Neurosurgical Review. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10143-021-01516-2
  • COVIDSurg Collaborative (Glasbey J, Ademuyiwa A, Adisa A, AlAmeer E, Arnaud AP, Ayasra F, Agrawal A et al.) Effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on planned cancer surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries: an international, prospective, cohort study. The Lancet Oncology. 2021;22(11):1507-17.
  • Dhar P, Agrawal A, Surendran S, Gopalakrishnan U, Nundy S. (2020) How to do it: Living donor liver transplantation. J Med Evid. 1:54-60. doi: 10.4103/JME.JME_109_20
  • Sharma P, Agrawal A. (2018). Letter to the Editor regarding: “A novel approach to improving the interpretation of CT brain in trauma”. Injury. 49(11), 2093-2094. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.09.002
  • Gheewala U, Agrawal A, Shukla R, Bhatt R, Srivastava S. (2015). Transvaginal Small Bowel Evisceration in Known Case of Uterine Prolapse due to Trauma. J Clin Diagn Res. 9(1),PD09-10. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/10345.5411

Textbook Chapter

  • Agrawal A, Mullick S, Dhar P (2022) Surgical Access to the Abdomen (Incisions, Closures including laparoscopic port placement) in Gastrointestinal Surgery Library: Abdominal Trauma, Peritoneum and Retroperitoneum . Oxford University Press, November 2022 (ISBN: 9780192862433)
  • Dhar P, Balakrishnan D, Agrawal A. Surgical Gastroenterology. 3rd Ed. Paras Medical Publisher; 2019. Chapter 88: Crohn’s Disease;914-923.

Abstract Publications

  • Agrawal A, Nautiyal M et al. (2018). Long‐term experience (18 years) with pelvic exenteration and double barrel wet colostomy for locally advanced carcinoma rectum. APDW 2018 E‐poster Exhibitions – Surgery. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 33: 557-565
  • Agrawal A, Nautiyal M, Dhar P. Left upper quadrant evisceration (LUQE): Our experience in last 18 years.(2018) APDW 2018 E‐poster Exhibitions – Surgery. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2018. 33: 557-565
  • Sharma P, Agrawal A. (2018). Dysphagia-A Diagnostic Challenge at Rural Healthcare Facility. KDDW 2018-Surgery. Gut and Liver; 12(6): 176
  • Sharma P, Agrawal A. (2018) A suggested protocol for management of blunt trauma abdomen at peripheral health‐care facility level. APDW 2018 E‐poster Exhibitions – Surgery. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 33: 557-565.
  • Agrawal A, Agrawal A, Agrawal PS. (2018). A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasonography in Combination with Biochemical Markers and Current Clinical Scoring Systems in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis. KDDW 2018-Surgery. Gut and Liver; 12(6): 174.
  • Krishnasamy P, Vayoth S O, Sethi P, Agrawal A, Nautiyal M, Tarun V S. (2017). Quality of life after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy based on (BQLI) – A cross-sectional study. E‐Poster Presentations – Surgery. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 32: 304
  • Paper Presentation — 24th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO 2019), Barcelona, Spain.- “Resected gastric volume and weight loss after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy – Size does matter!”
  • Paper Presentation — Annual Conference of Association of Surgical Gastroenterologist of Kerala (ASGKCON 2019), Calicut, Kerala, India.- “Resected gastric volume and weight loss after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy – Size does matter!”
  • Paper Presentation — Asia Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2018; Seoul, South Korea- “Robotic docking and operative console times- Are we getting better over the years with expertise?”
  • Poster Presentation — Asia Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2018; Seoul, South Korea- “Long Term Experience (18 years) with pelvic exenteration and double barrel wet colostomy for locally advanced carcinoma rectum”
  • Poster Presentation — Asia Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2018; Seoul, South Korea- “Left Upper Quadrant Evisceration (LUQE): Our Experience in last 18 years”
  • Poster Presentation — Korean Digestive Disease Week (KDDW) 2018; Seoul, South Korea- “A comparative study to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in combination with biochemical markers and current clinical scoring systems in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis”
  • Paper Presentation — Annual Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASGCON) 2018; Chandigarh, India- “Long Term Experience (18 years) with pelvic exenteration and double barrel wet colostomy for locally advanced carcinoma rectum”
  • Paper Presentation — Asia Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2017; Hong Kong.- “Living Donor Liver Transplantation Using Small for Size Grafts”
  • Paper Presentation — Annual Conference of Obesity Surgery Society of Indian (OSSICON) [IFSO APC] 2017; Goa, India.- "Quality of Life after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy- A cross sectional study”
  • Poster Presentation — International Congress of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASICON) 2017; Kochi, India.- “Robotic docking and operative console times- Are we getting better over the years with expertise?”
  • Poster Presentation — Asia Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2017; Hong Kong- “Laparoscopic Management of Proximal Small Bowel Intussusception Secondary to a Rare Benign Tumour - World’s First Reported Case”
  • Paper Presentation — Annual Conference of Gujarat Sate Surgeon's Association (GUJSURGCON) 2015; Anand, Gujarat, India.- "A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasonography in Combination with Biochemical Markers and Current Clinical Scoring Systems in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis”
  • Poster Presentation — Annual Conference of Gujarat Sate Surgeon's Association (GUJSURGCON) 2015; Anand, Gujarat, India- "Enterobius Vermicularis Infestation Over Anterior Abdominal Wall- A Rare Site"
  • Poster Presentation — Annual Conference of Gujarat Sate Surgeon's Association (GUJSURGCON) 2015; Anand, Gujarat, India - "Adult Ileo-Ceco-Colic Intussusception Presenting as Chronic Constipation And Epigastric Lump”