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Qualification and Experience of Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw

Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw is a leading laparoscopic, GI, and bariatric surgeon with more than 25 years of experience in the field. Over the course of his career, Dr. Shaw has performed 10,000+ successful surgeries. He is a highly skilled medical professional with expertise in minimal-access surgery.  Dr. Shaw sharpened his skills and gained proficiency in his field by practicing at some of the most renowned hospitals in India such as Medanta MediCity, Gurgaon, AMRI, Kolkata, Max Hospital, Gurugram, and Medeor Hospital, Delhi. At present, he serves as the Senior Consultant and Head of the Department of GI, Minimal Access, and Bariatric Surgery at the Sanar International Hospitals, Gurgaon, India.

Dr. Shaw completed his Master’s degree from GMCH. This was followed by additional training in Laparoscopic Surgery at the Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgery, AMRI, Kolkata. Thereafter, he finished his senior residency and obtained teaching experience at VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, one of the most prestigious tertiary-level healthcare institutions in India. His areas of expertise include laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder stones, bariatric surgery, pancreatic, gastrointestinal, and hepatobiliary surgery, laparoscopic hernia repair, anal fistule/ fissure surgery, and AWR Piles(Laser/ MIPH) surgery. Dr. Shaw completed a bariatric surgery course at Covidien. Additionally, he has also finished other training courses such as the FIAGES course in Minimal Access Surgery, and Colorectal surgery training at Ethicon Institute. He also went abroad to further develop his skills in the field of minimal-access surgery. Dr. Shaw has a keen interest in minimal-access surgery and went to South Korea to receive training in the procedure. He completed Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery training at Bundang University and also received the South Korea International Fellowship in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery.

Contribution to Medical Science of Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw

Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw is a well-recognized surgeon in the medical fraternity owing to his excellence in the field of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. He has made several significant contributions to the field. Some of his achievements and contributions are enumerated below:

  • Because of his prowess in the field of laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Shaw has been elected as a life member of several notable organizations such as the Association of Surgeons of India(ASI), the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI), and the Indian Association of Gastro-Endosurgeons(IAGES). He is also an honorable member of the International Association of Surgeons, Oncologists, and Gastroenterologists(IASGO).
  • As a part of these professional bodies, he takes an active interest in organizing several conferences and workshops.
  • He is often invited as a speaker at various conferences organized by the Association of Surgeons of India(ASI), the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India(AMASI), and the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES).
  • Dr Shaw serves as a reviewer of the Indian Journal of Surgery.
  • Over the course of his career, Dr Shaw has published his research in many reputed journals.

These include:

  1. Perwaiz A, Shaw VK, Singh A, Chaudhary A. Extra-mucosal enucleation is still a safe and feasible treatment option for giant esophageal leiomyomas. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan;37(1):63-66.
  2. Vinay Kumar Shaw, Prateek Vardhan, Anand Jaiswal. Gastroduodenal trichobezoar: rare case of Rapunzel syndrome, British Journal of Surgery, Volume 109, Issue 5, May 2022.

Reasons to Avail Online Consultation with Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw

Online consultation with Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw can help patients get expert advice on their condition without worrying about the hassles of visiting the hospital in person. Some of the reasons why you should avail an online consultation with Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw are:

  • Dr. Vinay Kumar Shaw is an expert in laparoscopic surgeries with a successful track record.
  • He uses evidence-based strategies to provide the best care to his patients.
  • Dr. Shaw prioritizes patient-centered care and customizes treatments as per your needs and preferences.
  • Dr. Shaw is fluent in multiple languages like English and Hindi. Because of his impressive communication skills, he can converse efficiently with patients from across the globe.
  • Dr. Shaw is well-versed in the latest surgical techniques. He is skilled in both pre and post-operative care.
  • He has delivered several online consultations throughout his career.
  • Dr. Shaw is renowned for his excellent manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination which enables him to perform surgeries efficiently.
  • He regularly participates in seminars and workshops to keep abreast with the latest developments in the field.


  • MBBS from the Gauhati Medical College, senior residency with teaching experience of three years at VMMC and Safdarjang Hospital

Past Experiences

  • Hony. Consultant Gi Surgery - Max Healthcare, Gurugram, India
  • Hony. Consultant GI Surgery - CK Birla Hospital, Gurugram, India
  • Senior Consultant GI Surgery - Medeor Hospitals, New Delhi, India
  • Consultant GI Surgery - Medanta The Medicity Hospital, Gurugram, India
  • Senior Resident - VMMC and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
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  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Association of Gastro-Endosurgeons (IAGES)
  • Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • Hon. Member, International Association of Surgeons, Oncologists and Gastroenterologists (IASGO)


  • Gastroduodenal trichobezoar: rare case of Rapunzel syndrome, British Journal of Surgery, 2022;, znac025,
  • Extra-mucosal enucleation is still a safe and feasible treatment option of giant esophageal leiomyomas. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan; 37(1):63-66. [PubMed]
  • Abstract published -Obesity Week 2013, under the aegis of American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery(ASMBS), Atlanta
  • Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis. Invited Lecture, North East Gastro Meet, 2014, Guwahati, India

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  • Appendectomy
  • Endoscopy (UGI Endoscopy)
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Lap Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy


How many years of experience does Dr. Vinay Shaw have being a bariatric surgeon in India?

Dr. Vinay Shaw has an experience of 13 years as a bariatric surgeon in India.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr. Vinay Shaw as a bariatric surgeon?

Dr. Shaw’s primary treatments and procedures include weight loss surgery, Lap cholecystectomy, Gastrointestinal, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder.

Does Dr. Vinay Shaw provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr. Shaw provides online consultation via MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with Dr. Vinay Shaw?

It costs 50 USD to consult online with the expert.

What associations is Dr. Vinay Shaw part of?

Dr. Vinay shaw is a member of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES).

When do you need to see a bariatric surgeon such as Dr. Vinay Shaw?

We need to consult a bariatric surgeon such as Dr. Vinay Shaw for queries regarding gastric surgeries, weight loss procedures, gastric sleeve bypass, hernia, appendicitis, etc.

How to connect with Dr. Vinay Shaw for Online Consultation through MediGence?

The expert Bariatric surgeon from India can be easily consulted online by registering your profile with MediGence and writing down your query. An appointment for a consultation with the expert will be scheduled. After the payment via PayPal, the Online Teleconsultation will connect the expert and the patient through a live F2F session.

What area of specialization does Dr. Vinay Shaw have?
Dr. Vinay Shaw is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon and is one of the most sought after doctors in New Delhi, India.
Does Dr. Vinay Shaw offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
No, this doctor does not offer telemedicine via MediGence
How many years of experience does Dr. Vinay Shaw have?
Dr. Vinay Shaw is one of the most sought after specialists in India and has over 17 Years years of experience.

FAQ's Related to Bariatric Surgeon

What does a Bariatric Surgeon do?

Bariatric Surgeon help patients to lose weight and to keep the weight off i.e., they assist patients who are obese with weight loss and weight management. Here is a list of some additional positives of weight loss procedures other than being a solution for obesity.:

• Long-term remission for type 2 diabetes • Improved cardiovascular health • Better mental health • Remove sleep apnea • Joint pain relief • Improved fertility

A Bariatric Surgeon help patients lose weight through three kinds of procedures either through ones which somehow lower the intake of food, second ones aim to lessen how much nutrients are absorbed and the third are a combination of both. Prescribing medicines and tests as well as recommending dietary and lifestyle changes post the procedures is all the responsibility of Bariatric surgeon.

What are the tests required before and during consultation for a Bariatric Surgeon?

The tests that are to be done prior to and during a Bariatric surgery are listed below for your convenience.:

  • Folate, thiamine
  • Complete metabolic panel including calcium and liver function tests
  • CBC
  • Blood work
  • EKG
  • Homocysteine, C-Reactive protein, lipoprotein a – to assess cardiac risk factors
  • CXR
  • Stress test
  • HgbA1C (if known diabetic)
  • Thyroid function tests
  • B12
  • Cardiac echo – hx of phen-fen or long-standing sleep apnea or cardiac risk screen
  • Fe Panel
  • Lipid panel

The tests completed anytime in the duration of the procedure enhance the quality of treatment being provided. The tests which are considered essential are the blood and the urine tests which give the right picture about the physiological status of anyone. In order to check how appropriate the process is going to be the surgeon recommends tests related to the respiratory and heart functions as well such as Electrocardiogram, Pulmonary function testing etc.

When should you go to see a Bariatric Surgeon?

It is wise to consider consulting with a Bariatric Surgeon when all the medical and alternative treatment methods have not yielded you the best results. Also, the people who must visit a Bariatric surgeon are those who fit the weight and overall health criteria to get this procedure done. You can also choose to consult the doctor for pre operative recommendations and post operative rehabilitative steps.