Dr. Amit Bhambri

Senior Consultant - GI and Liver Sciences (Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery)

Profile Summary

Dr. Amit Bhambri is a General and Laparoscopic Surgeon with a speciality in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. He is first bariatric surgeon in India to be certified from premier institute, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has extensive experience in the field of weight loss surgery and minimal access surgery and finished his training from high volume, apex institute of India. He has also been to Homerton University Hospital, London (UK), one of largest volume bariatric surgery centre in London, for further gaining experience in field of bariatric and metabolic surgery.

His special interest lies in managing high risk morbidly obese patients with multiple comorbidities and complex hernias of the body laparoscopically. He has expertise and experience in treating very obese patients who usually suffer from many life-threatening comorbidities with utmost empathy and safety.

Dr Amit Bhambri, has travelled extensively and presented various research projects and papers in field of bariatric surgery both nationally and internationally. He has many important studies published in various international journals with high impact factor by him in field of bariatric surgery and minimal access surgery.

Job Experiences

  • Senior Registrar and Research Fellow (2014-2017), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
  • Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (2018-2020), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
  • Externship – Homerton University Hospital, London (UK) (2019)

Area of Expertise

  • BARIATRIC & METABOLIC SURGERY PROCEDURES –
    • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Laparoscopic Mini Gastric/One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (MGB/OAGB)
    • Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass
    • Laparascopic Revisional surgeries for Weight Regain
  • MINIMAL ACCESS PROCEDURES –
    • Laparoscopic Complex Ventral Hernia Repairs
    • Laparoscopic Inguinal hernia repair (TEP/TAPP)
    • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
    • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    • Laparoscopic treatment of intestinal perforation/obstruction
    • Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis
    • Laparoscopic Gallbladder removal for stones
    • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy

Conferences & Course Attended

National Conferences
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSICON) 2022- Bengaluru
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSICON) 2020- New Delhi
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSICON) 2019 – Kolkata
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSICON) 2018-  Chennai
  • Endo Surg AIIMS, New Delhi (2017,18,19)
  • SURGICON Railway hospital New Delhi(2018)
  • BARIME- AIIMS New Delhi(2019&2021)
  • IAGES Bhubaneshwar(2019)
  • BARICON AIIMS(2019)
  • 3rd World Trauma Congress, New Delhi(2016)
  • WOUND-CON G.M.C.H Chandigarh(2015)
International Conferences
  • International Federation For The Surgery Of Obesity And Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) –DUBAI-2018
  • International Federation for The Surgery Of Obesity A]nd Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Madrid, Spain-2019
  • 3rd International Bariatric Surgery Conference, BARICON-22 at AIIMS New Delhi

Memberships 

  • International Federation For The Surgery Of Obesity And Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • International College of Laparoscopic Surgeons (MCLS)
  • Fellow of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons (FALS-Bariatric & Metabolic) under Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES)

Awards & Courses Attended

  • First division in 1st, 2nd and 4th professional examinations of M.B.B.S
  • Received “Gold Medal” in M.S Surgery Final Examination
  • Perfect case presentation award on Lump Abdomen, IGMC, Shimla
  • Best Thesis study on Alteration in Liver function test after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • 2nd best paper presentation in competitive video session at Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES) 2019 in Oral Presentation on “Two cases of De novo GERD and weight regain after Sleeve gastrectomy converted to Roux en Y gastric bypass with hiatal hernia repair” at IAGES Bhubaneswar 2019
  • Stood First in Fellowship exam in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (Bariatric & Metabolic) and was awarded Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery degree, FALS, at Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES) Bhubaneswar 2019
  • Awarded degree by International College of Laparoscopic Surgeons (M.C.L.S)
  • 31st AMASI Skill course cum Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery course accredited
  • AIIMS Ultrasound Trauma Life Support (AUTLS) course, JPNATC New Delhi
  • Completed Basic and Advance course in Laparoscopy, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery skill course, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Completed Operative Laparoscopic Suturing skill course, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Awarded Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certificate, JPNATC New Delhi
  • Anastomosis safer and simpler foundation course (Open and Laparoscopic intestinal and Hepaticojejunostomy and Pancreatico-jejunostomy course), Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Observership in Endoscopy training in the Department of Gastroenterology AIIMS, New Delhi.

Research And Publications

  • Correlation between pre-operative endoscopic findings with reflux symptom score (RSS) for gastroesophageal disease in Bariatric patients – Journal of minimal Access Surgery
  • Surgical Management of Super-Super Obesity with Grade III Esophageal Varices and Liver Cirrhosis – The Ultimate Challenge – The Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Outcomes in super-obese patients undergoing one anastomosis gastric bypass or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy – Obesity surgery journal
  • Safety and efficacy of Bariatric Surgery in Advanced Liver Fibrosis- Obesity surgery
  • Impact of bariatric surgery on type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese patients and its correlation with pre-operative prediction scores Journal of minimal Access Surgery
  • Evaluation of Epworth Sleep Study Score to predict obstructive sleep apnea in morbidly obese and increasing its utility – Journal of Laparo-endoscopic and advanced surgical techniques
  • Adenocarcinoma of Esophagus following Mini Gastric Bypass – First case in world – Journal of minimal Access Surgery
  • Author in a chapter Gastrointestinal Complications of Bariatric surgery in the book published by Springer- Management of Nutritional and Metabolic Complications of Bariatric Surgery
  • Mucinious Cystadenoma Appendix, The Indian Practitioner Journal
  • A rare case of Umblical Pilonidal sinus mimicking Umblical Adenoma, Journal of Medical Science and Clinical research
  • Impact of Concomitant Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Hiatal Hernia Repair on Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease in Morbidly Obese Patients
  • Long term evaluation of results of various bariatric procedures on weight loss and resolution of co-morbidities in a single tertiary care centre.
  • Trauma Care model from an E.R continuously running in Mass Casuality Incident (MCI) mode, Indian journal of Surgery
  • Study of risk factors associated with Necrotising Fasciitis, Journal of Indian society of Wound Management