Dr. Prafull Arya

Deputy Director - General Surgery

Profile Summary

Dr. Prafull Arya is a highly qualified general surgeon with 3 decade of experience in surgery. He completed his M.B.B.S. and MS (General Surgery) from CMC Hospital, Ludhiana. Later, he went on to pursue FAIS, FIAGES, FMAS, FCLS to enhance his skills.

Prior to joining SPS Hospitals, Dr. Prafull worked as consultant at CMC Ludhiana and as professor at HIMS, Dehradun. He currently heads the department of general surgery at SPS Hospital, Ludhiana and has been associated with SPS Hospital since 2005. In the year 2012, Dr. Prafull started DNB (General Surgery) program at SPS Hospital and has trained dozens of students since then. Dr Prafull also received training in endoscopic thyroid surgery from Dr. Padma Kumar in the year 2019 and took training in bariatric surgery in 2020. Dr. Prafull has attended various conferences and training programs in India and abroad and has been a part of several research papers.

Job Experiences

  • Ex-Consultant – C.M.C. Hospital, Ludhiana
  • Ex-Professor (Surgery) – HIMS, Dehradun

Area of Expertise

  • Advanced Minimal access surgery including gall bladder, CBD, Hernia and GI Surgery
  • Endoscopic Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • All types of cancer surgery including Thyroid, Parotid, Parathyroid, Brest Cancer, Chest, Lungs, GI and Adrenal Gland
  • Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery
  • Excellent Results in Pilonidal surgery with no recurrences
  • Scarless breast surgery
  • Stapler surgery for Piles
  • Endogenous Laser Surgery for Varicose Veins
  • Chest and Abdominal trauma surgery
  • Surgery for complicated Fistulas

Conferences & Course Attended

Attended & Participated in workshops in:

  • ASI
  • SELSI – Regular faculty at SESICON
  • Advanced Laparoscopic surgery – Levels on training at Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery at V.P. Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi in 2019
  • Bariatric Surgery Training at Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital in 2020


  • Fellowship of Association of Surgeons of India (FAIS)
  • Fellowship of Indiana Association of Gastro Endo Surgeons (FIAGES)
  • Fellowship of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (FMAS)
  • Fellowship of Breast Cancer Foundation of India (BCI)
  • IMA
  • Fellowship of Interventional College of Laparoscopic Surgeons (FCLS)
  • Indian Hernia Society (IHS)
  • Member of Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI)
  • Member of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology