DR. JAYDEEP H. PALEP
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, practicing in Mumbai since 2001. He has setup the department of Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital. He has completed his Bachelors degree from Seth G S Medical College (KEM Hospital) and Masters degree in Surgery from 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 more than ten years. He was instrumental in setting up the Bariatric Surgery program in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, starting December 2012 to September 2017. He has now moved to Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai as the Director and Head of the Department of Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery.
Dr. Palep has a 17 year experience in Upper GI and Weight Loss Surgeries. He is one of the first surgeons to be trained at Los Angeles, USA for Banded Bypass, Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy and Mini Gastric Bypass as weight loss procedures in India. He also performs Sleeve Gastrectomy with Duodeno-jejunal bypass, a new and popular Weight Loss Surgery with excellent outcomes with respect to excess weight loss and resolution of Type II Diabetes Mellitus, especially in vegetarian patients. He has also trained in Italy for Robotic GI Surgery (2006-7), a highly advanced surgical technique with greater precision and faster recovery.
Bariatric Surgery Experience:
Dr. Palep has been practising Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery with Minimally Invasive Techniques (Robotic & Laparoscopic) since 2009. Only 1% of patients have had significant morbidity related to the procedure since the inception, which is at par with global standards. More than 90% of his diabetic patients are now off Insulin & Oral Anti Diabetic Medications maintaining a healthy lifestyle with just diet and exercise.
Spectrum of cases:
These include Sleeve Gastrectomy (Conventional And Banded), Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (Conventional And Banded; also known as Gastric Bypass), Mini Gastric Bypass, SG-DJB, Revision Bariatric Surgery (Adjustable Gastric Band To Sleeve Gastrectomy, Sleeve To Mini Gastric Bypass, Reversal Of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass and Mini Gastric Bypass & Intra Gastric Balloon). We deal with complex and previously failed or complicated weight loss surgical cases. His cases have been demonstrated live at various international conferences. In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr. Palep is well versed in performing advanced minimally invasive and robotic upper GI surgeries (Stomach, Duodenum, Spleen) and Biliopancreatic surgeries. He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in international journals and is invited across the country and abroad to give talks in his fields of interest
Department of Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery:
The department of bariatric surgery has been certified as a center of excellence by the IEF (International Excellence Foundation) for the comprehensive and high quality care provided. The department includes bariatric surgeons, endocrinologists, a team of dieticians and counselors
Publications in peer-reviewed journals:
1. Pandya JS, Palep JH, Dhadas AB, Desai NK. Comparison of rubber band ligation and injection sclerotherapy for first and second degree haemorrhoids’- A prospective clinical trial. Bombay Hospital Journal.vol.46, No.1, 2004.
2. DP-186-7 da Vinci surgical system of robot-assisted surgery: experience in a hospital Miserikorudia Italy (108th Annual Meeting of the Japan Surgical Society scheduled times) Noh Yasumitsu Taira, Giulianotti PC, Palep JH, Norihiko Ishikawa, Kenji Omura, Go Watanabe Japanese Journal of Surgery 109 (extra edition _2), 717, 20080425
3.Palep JH Commentary: live telecast surgery on shaky ground Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol VIII No 4, Oct-Dec 2011,245
4. Bhandarwar AH, Kasat GV, Palep JH, Shaikh TA, Bakshi GD, Nichat PD Impact of Nissen’s fundoplication on response of disease specific symptoms and quality of life Updates surgery. 2013 Mar;65(1):35-41
5. Palep JH, Mistry S, Abhaya Kumar, Munshi M, Puranik M, Pednekar A Robotic excision of of a pre-coccygeal nerve root tumor Journal of minimal access Surgery 2015:Jan-Mar;Vol-11;1, 103
6. Palep JH, Wagh HD, Goel R, Pednekar A Initial experience of robotic surgery with low CO2 pneumoperitoneaum pressure Obesity Surgery, Vol 23
7. Palep JH, Mistry S, Bhandarwar AH Banded Sleeve gastrectomy (laparoscopic &robotic)- Early results and patient outcomes. A 2 year data. Obesity Surgery, August 2014, Vol 24
1. Joshi R.M., Palep JH, Sayyed S., Mehta S. Hepatic Resection: an insight. Indian J Surg 2005;67: 13-20.
2. Bhatia P, Palep JH New frontiers in Laparoscopic surgery: Robotic surgery JIMSA July – September 2007 Vol. 20 No. 3, 239-241
3. Palep JH Day care robotic surgery Bombay hospital journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2008.
4. Palep JH Robotic assisted minimally invasive surgery. J Min Access Surg 2009;5:1-7
1. Pandya J.S., Rege J.D., Desai N.K., Palep JH Tuberculosis of the male breast mimicking as malignancy – a rare presentation. Indian Practitioner May 2000,vol- 53; no.5: 364-365
2. Pandya J.S., Desai N.K., Palep JH Gall bladder perforation mimicking acute cholecystitis. Bombay Hospital Journal 2000;vol- 42;3: 527-528.
3. Pandya J.S., Palep JH, Shinkre N.B., Patil N.N, Palan V.A. Tuberculosis of the biliary tract – a rare presentation. Indian Journal of Surgery. 2003; 65: 440-441.
4. Telang PS, Palep JH, Joshi RM Sponataneous perforation of the common bile duct in an adult Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2009:514-515
5. Palep JH, Telang PS, Joshi RM Intra-abdominal CSF Pseudocyst: A Rare Entity Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2009: 541-542
6. Bhandarwar AH, Shaikh TA, Borisa AD, Palep JH, Patil AS, Manke AA Primary neuroendocrine tumor of the left hepatic duct: A case report with review of the literature Case reports in surgery, 2012; 2012:786432.doi:10.1155/2012/786432
7. Palep JH, Mistry S, Abhaya Kumar, Munshi M, Puranik M, Pednekar A Robotic excision of a pre-coccygeal nerve root tumor. Journal of minimal access surgery 11(1):103-5; January 2015
8. Palep J H, Khandelwal N K, Kahale P, Singhal T Mal-Absorptive Bariatric Procedure Causing Keshan’s Disease, Advances in Obesity, Weight Management & Control.
9. Palep JH, Kumaran V, Khandelwal NK Simultaneous Living donor liver transplant with sleeve gastrectomy for metabolic syndrome and NASH-related ESLD- First report from India, published in Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, April 2017.
DR. NIDHI K. KHANDELWAL
MS, (GOLD MEDALIST)
DEPARTMENT OF BARIATRIC AND MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY,
NANAVATI SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL
Dr Nidhi Khandelwal is a trained general surgeon in minimally invasive surgery. After completing her MBBS from Grant Medical College, Mumbai she pursued her specialty degree in General Surgery from Bombay Hospital. She passed her MS General Surgery as the university topper of her batch in 2014 (Gold medalist from MUHS). She has received extensive training in Gastro-intestinal and Hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery at Bombay Hospital, P D Hinduja hospital and Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. She has been working in
the field of Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery for 3 years.
Bariatric Surgery Experience:
Dr. Khandelwal has been practicing Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery with Minimally Invasive Techniques (Robotic & Laparoscopic) since 2015.
Spectrum of cases:
These include Sleeve Gastrectomy (Conventional And Banded), Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (Conventional And Banded; also known as Gastric Bypass), Mini Gastric Bypass, SG-DJB, Revision Bariatric Surgery (Adjustable Gastric Band To Sleeve Gastrectomy, Sleeve To Mini Gastric Bypass, Reversal Of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass and Mini Gastric Bypass). She also deals with complex and previously failed or complicated weight loss surgical cases. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in international journals and is invited across the country and abroad to give talks in her fields of interest.
1. Thati VN, Kamat MM, Khandelwal NK. Laparoscopic Extraction of fractured Kirschner wire from the pelvis. JMAS, April-June 2014, Vol 10 Issue 2
2. Palep JH, Khandelwal NK, Kahale P, Singhal T Mal-Absorptive Bariatric procedure causing Keshan’s Disease. Advances in Obesity, Weight Management and Control, January 2017.
3. Kumar S, Khandelwal NK et al Simultaneous Living donor liver transplant with sleeve gastrectomy for metabolic syndrome and NASH-related ESLD- First report from India, published in Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, April 2017.
1. Panelist – Post Op Nutrition in Bariatric Surgical Practice, Laparofit 2015.
2. Panelist – Special case Scenarios in Bariatric Surgery, ABC of Bariatrics, Pune, April 2016.
3. Panelist – Importance of post op Follow Up in Bariatric Surgery, ABC of Bariatrics, Pune, April 2016.
4. Panelist – Sleeve to MGB: Most common revision surgery of the future?, MGB/OAGBCON, London, August 2016.
5. Panelist – Nutrition in Bariatric Surgery, Controversies in Bariatrics, New Delhi, September 2017.