You are a candidate for surgery if you meet any one of the below requirements:
Your BMI is > 37.5 kg/m2
Your BMI is > 32 kg/m2 with at least 1 obesity associated co-morbidity
Uncontrolled Type II DM
DM on treatment, Hypertension, Sleep apnea, Dyslipidemia, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Backache, PID, Male and Female infertility, PCOS/PCOD and many medical illnesses secondary to obesity
A universal tool employed to determine the need and type of bariatric surgery is the BMI or BODY MASS INDEX. In simple terms, this is the weight burden on your body, measured for your height. You can calculate your BMI here:
Bariatric surgery or metabolic surgery is offered by multiple centers all over the country. Then why choose us?
MS, FIAGES, FALS
BARIATRIC, UPPER GI AND BILIO-PANCREATIC SURGEON
(LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC)
DIRECTOR AND HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF BARIATRIC AND
MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY, NANAVATI SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL
Dr Jaydeep H. Palep is a distinguished Bariatric Surgeon at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, practising in Mumbai since 2001. He has setup the department of Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital. He has completed his masters degree in surgery from Seth G S Medical College (KEM Hospital) and Topiwala National Medical College (Nair Hospital). He has been a teacher in General Surgery departments at reputed medical colleges in Mumbai (LTMMC and Sion Hospital; Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals) with a cumulative teaching experience of ten years.Read More
Dr. Jaydeep Palep is a highly experienced Gastrointestinal surgeon based out of Mumbai and is in practice since the last 17 years. He is renowned as one of the best bariatric surgeons in not only Mumbai but also India. He has been on the executive committee of the OSSI (Obesity surgery society of India) which is responsible in laying down the best practice guidelines for weight loss surgery/ Bariatric surgery/ obesity surgery in India for all surgeons of the country practicing bariatrics.
He has the credit of being the first fellowship trained Robotic Gastro-intestinal surgeon from India way back in 2006-2007 and has also the credit of performing the first robotic Gastro-intestinal surgery. He has to his credit more than 3000 GI surgeries majority of them being Bariatric surgeries over the last decade and half. He is also one of the founder members of AMASI (Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India) which is the one of the largest bodies of laparoscopic surgeons in India and the world.
He is keenly sought after bariatric surgeon in Mumbai and patients come to him from all over the country and abroad. He is one of the first bariatric surgeons in Mumbai and India to perform the banded Gastric bypass (Fobi pouch) and the mini gastric bypass (also known as Mini bypass surgery in Mumbai). He was trained for the banded gastric bypass by Prof. Mathias (Mal) Fobi himself (one of the pioneers of bariatric surgery in the world and the inventor of this procedure). Dr. Jaydeep Palep’s bariatric surgery clinic in Mumbai is one of the most popular halts for international patients especially from East African and south African continent and also the middle east. He has operated on patients from across the globe right from Canada/USA right up to China. He has been invited to countries like Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique by his patients to create more awareness about obesity surgery/weight loss surgery facilities in Mumbai.
He has presently taken over and developed a state-of-the-art center for bariatric surgery in Mumbai at the reputed Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai. This is a 350 bedded quaternary care hospital with all the amenities and critical set up required for a high end procedure like bariatric surgery apart from all other super- speciality. Dr. Jaydeep Palep is also the only bariatric surgeon offering robotic bariatric surgery in Mumbai since the last 5 years with excellent outcomes. He has over the years gathered surgeons, endocrinologist, nutritionists and made a robust bariatric team which will cater to the needs of every patient be it from Mumbai or from any part of the country in India or even globally.
Dr. Jaydeep Palep has also performed highly complex minimally invasive Gastro-intestinal surgeries especially robotic (da Vinci surgery) over the last few years. To his credit he is the only one to have delivered a 12 cm x 10 cm x 8 cm pelvic spine tumor with robotic assistance and this is the only published case in world literature to have been removed with minimally invasive surgery technique. His surgical videos have been accepted for best surgical videos in many international conferences where he has been invited as a speaker and faculty.
He is a very prominent figure in the Indian bariatric surgery circles and is also a member of the executive committee representing the West zone (India) of the Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI). The OSSI is the only body of surgeons which represents the Bariatric surgeons in the country and is responsible to lay down best practice guidelines for weight loss surgery in India.
In his free time which is a rarity, he likes to travel, listen to music, go on treks and pursue his photography.