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Dr. Abhishek Katakwar 

Associate Director, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery at AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana

Renowned bariatric & metabolic surgeon Dr. Abhishek Katakwar is considered one of the foremost authorities on weight loss surgery for Asians and ethnic skin types. Dr. Abhishek is a graduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MS) from the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of medical sciences, Sewagram. He is a pioneer in single incision bariatric surgery for scarless wounds, author and co-author of many academic books and journals on the subject and works hard to promote new safe surgical techniques to other bariatric surgeons. His signature procedures for treating obesity & diabetes are the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y bypass, mini gastric bypass, sleeve with loop duodenojejunal bypass, sleeve with ileal interposition. He is a board-certified member of the American Society of metabolic and bariatric surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI).