Prof Philippe Monnier
Professor Emeritus, University of Lausanne
Prof. Philippe Monnier is credited of performing one of the largest series of pediatric cricotracheal resections in the world (Ref.: Pediatric Airway Surgery, Philippe Monnier, Springer Ed.).
He is also credited with numerous original publications and book chapters. His laryngotracheal mold (Monnier’s LT mold) has been a path breaking contribution in the field of compromised airway. A true master of surgical inventions and innovations, Prof Monnier travels extensively all over the world lecturing on various airway pathologies. His book on Pediatric laryngotracheal stenosis is considered as an important reference in the airway literature. Presently, Philippe Monnier is Professor Emeritus at the University of Lausanne.
Prof. Mahesh Goel
Chief Hepatobiliary Surgeon
GI & HPB Service, Department of Surgical Oncology
Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, INDIA
Dr Mahesh Goel is a Professor of Surgical oncology and is the chief of hepatobiliary surgery at the Tata Memorial Hospital, a premier cancer hospital in India and Asia pacific region, since 2010.
He has special interest in resectional surgery for liver tumors and gall bladder cancer and has performed more than 500 resectional surgeries for Liver tumors and more than 750 surgeries for gall bladder cancer in the last 5 years. He has performed the first Robotic radical cholecystectomy and robotic liver resection for cancer in India and has maximum number of Robotic hepatobiliary oncology surgery to his credit in India.
He has more than 50 published papers in indexed national and international peer reviewed journals. He has been invited for several lectures in India and abroad and has contributed to numerous book chapters.
MS, DNB, MRCS(Ed), DNB( GI Surgery), FACS, FMAS, FAIS
Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist
Division of Minimally Invasive & HPB surgery
GEM Centre for Liver and Pancreas
GEM Hospital & Research Centre
Mr.Krishna Menon is a Consultant Liver Transplant and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgeon at the King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. He is an experienced laparoscopic HPB surgeon having performed major laparoscopic liver including major hepatectomies, complex non-anatomical liver resections with a major interest in primary hepatocellular carcinoma (as primary treatment and bridge to liver transplant). He has also had a vast experience in laparoscopic pancreatic resections having performed the first total laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy in the UK in 2005.
Mr.Menon’s research interests have been related to liver and pancreatic cancer and has over 90 peer reviewed publications and over 200 presentations at National, European and International meetings. He is the Educational and Training Lead for Liver transplantation and HPB surgery at King’s College Hospital and also the National Councillor for Liver Transplantation on the British Transplantation Society.
Emeritus Professor of Surgery Grant Medical College & J.J. Hospital, Consultant Surgeon P D Hinduja Hospital, Head Department of Minimal Access Surgery P D Hinduja Hospital, Head Department of Surgery Breach Candy Hospital, Senior Consultant Surgeon Parsee General Hospital
Minimal Access Surgery, G I and Hepatobilliary Surgery, Hernia repair, Making surgery safer. Bringing surgical advance to the economically underprivileged (40% of Indians live below poverty line), Surgical Education.
Past President; Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Society of G.I. Endoscopy, Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia, International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons, International College of Surgeons. Founder President Indian Association of G.I. Endoscopic Surgeons. On Editorial Board of British Journal of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, International Surgery, National Medical Journal of India, and several other National and International Journals. Chairman / Editor Indian Journal of Surgery, Editor in Chief Journal of Minimal Access Surgery.
Hunterian Professor Royal College of Surgeons of England, Visiting Professor Several Universities in India and abroad. Examiner in Surgery several Universities in India and abroad for MS, MCh, DNB, FRCS. Awardee Dr. B C Roy National Award, Padmashree National Award, Order of the British Empire.
Affiliated to 28 Surgical/ Medical Academic Associations and Societies. Conferred Honorary Membership. Japan Section, International College of Surgeons (1985). College of Surgeons of Brazil (1990). Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopy (1993). International College of Surgeons (1994). Nepal College of Surgeons (1995). Association of Rural Surgeons of India (2005). The German Society of Visceral (Abdominal) Surgery (2006). Honorary Fellow American College of Surgeons (2010)
Over 90 publications in National and International Journals on subjects ranging from Myocardial Revascularization, Hydrocephalus Ascites, Abdominal Tuberculosis, Surgical Jaundice, Flexible Endoscopy, Laparoscopy. Contributing author to 24 books on Surgery published in India, UK, USA, Japan, Spain, Hong Kong.
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Oxford University Press 1991. Second Edition 1993. Laparoscopic Surgery in Developing Countries Jaypee Publishers 1997. One World, One People, One Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy 2001, 15:337-343. Surgical Care for the Poor: Indian J Surg 2003; 65:504:50. Surgical Training In India World J. Surg (2008).
Dr. Neeta Warty MD DGO is a World Renowned Gynecological Endoscopic Surgeon. She is Director of Sanjeevani Endoscopy Centre, Mumbai and is associated with Jaslok Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital and Hinduja Healthcare Surgicals. She is a visiting Gynaecological Endoscopist at Zulekha Hospital, Dubai.
She has developed the Laparoscopic Sling Surgery for Uterine Prolapse and her work is recognized in Shaw’s Textbook of Gynecology. This also won a place in the innovative surgeries at Montreal ISGE. Recently she has developed a technique for robotic unification of Didelphys uterus.
She is a FOGSI Corion Awardee for her pioneering work in Laparoscopic Reconstruction of Bicornuate Uterus. She has the unique distinction of having demonstrated this work at the University of Basel, Switzerland.
She also specializes in removal of Large Fibroids for which she finds mention in Limca Book of Records and Guinness Book of World Records.
As recognition of her pioneering work, she has been nominated as the India Representative of the International Society of Pelvic Surgery, Cologne, Germany.
Having passed her Masters from Mumbai University, she has received her formal training in Laparoscopy from Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany and worked with stalwarts in the field of Laparoscopic Onco-Gynecology like Prof. Schneider and Prof. Marc Possover. She has also trained in Laparoscopic Oncology at Whipps Cross Hospital, UK. She has received training in Robotic Laparoscopy from Dr Puntambekar, Pune and also from Dr Choi Gyu Seoug, Korea. She performs Robotic surgeries at Galaxy Care Hospital, Pune.
More than 60 articles related to various aspects of gynecological endoscopy in national and international journals
Endourology Extracorporeal Shockwave LithotripsyLasers in UrologyUrooncologyFemale Urology
Several Publications in Indexed National and International JournalsConducted basic research in Urolithiasis and Interstitial Cystitis.Participated in trials on use of newer modalities in Endourology.
Chairman, Department of Urology, Mamata Hospital, Dombivli EConsultant Urologist and Transplant surgeon, Jupiter Hospital, Thane.
Consultant Urologist and Transplant surgeon, MGM Hospital, Navi Mumbai
Advanced Endourology, Laparoscopic Urology, Uro-Oncology, Urolithiasis, LESS and Single Incision Surgery
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Urological Society of India, Urological Society of India, WZ Chapter, Mumbai Urology Society, Societe Internationale D’Urologie, American Urological Association, Society of Endourology, International College of Surgeons, Indian Medical Association
One of the pioneers in Arthroscopy & Sports medicine. Dr. Anant Joshi brings in 30 years of experience in this field. He travels and operates across the length and breadth of India and has been associated with numerous sports bodies as a medical consultant.
He is an avid sportsman himself and often cycles to work.
Hon. Chairman Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital, Mumbai; Hon. Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist Breach Candy Hospital, Associate Professor of Endoscopic Surgery – Padmashri Dr D Y Patil Medical College; Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology – Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals; Visiting Professor Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, University of Alabama at Birmingham – Basil Hirschowitz Center of Excellence.
Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, Training GI Endoscopy
Founder President: Association of Interventional GI Endoscopy of India; Advisory Board Journal of Digestive Endoscopy (Official publication of the SGEI), India; International Editorial Board Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE) (Official journal of the ASGE); Co-Editor Endoscopy International open; Past President Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India; International Editorial Board Member – Endoscopy (Official journal of the European society of GI Endoscopy); Co-Editor – Endoscopy International Open (EIO); Outstanding reviewer award from the editorial board of GIE in – 2012 and 2015
Member of Faculty: Dept. of Endoscopy University Hospital of Hamburg, Germany; Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI); Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG); International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA); American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE); Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Over 30 publications in nation and international indexed journals
6 Book chapters as first author in International Text books on advanced Endoscopic techniques
Book Chapters in Indian Text books “Treatment of Bile duct stones in the era of Laparoscopic surgery” and “Endoscopic treatment of Biliary and Pancreatic disorders”
Dr. Ramesh M. Punjani is practicing surgeon since 1986. He is doing laparoscopic surgery since 1996. He has done thousands of general and laparoscopic surgeries till date. He has 8 years of teaching experience in K. J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai. He is on faculty for training other surgeons in Basic surgical skills as well as Minimal Access Surgeries (MAS). He has a passion for Robotic Surgery.
Laparoscopic Hernia at USA, with
Chairman,Swarup Laparoscopic,Endourology & orthopaedic Institute, Kolhapur
Has more than 174 presentations to his credit, 8 publications, 2 patents