• Dr. Jaydeep Palep

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About Us




Senior Consultant Bariatric & GI surgeon (Laparoscopic, Robotic, Thoracoscopic)

Dr Jaydeep H. Palep is a distinguished Bariatric & GI surgeon in Mumbai, India. Currently he consults at ‘Dr.Palep’s Weight Loss & Gastro Center’, Mumbai. He operates out of Lilavati Hospital, PD Hinduja Hospital, Saifee Hospital, Jaslok Hospital & Bhatia Hospitals in Mumbai.

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 KokilabenDhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, starting December 2012 for 5 years. He then started and setup the department of Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery at the Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital ran it for 3 years. Now he operates out of multiple centers across the city and in other states of India as well.

Dr.Palep has a 21 years of clinical experience in Gastro-Intestinal, Weight Loss Surgeries(Bariatric and Endo- bariatrics). He is the first Indian surgeon to start performing da Vinci™ (Robotic) surgery in India way back in 2009. He has trained for the same in Italy for Robotic GI Surgery, a highly advanced surgical technique with greater precision and faster recovery 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 now offers non surgical weight loss methods like the ESG (Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty) and the intra-gastric balloon.

Bariatric Surgery Experience:

Dr. Palep has been practising Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery with Minimally Invasive Techniques (Robotic & Laparoscopic) since 2008. His surgical outcomes are excellent and 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. Most patients suffering from medical issues like hypertension, high cholesterol, hypothyroidism, PCOS, etc have improved dramatically and practically off medication.

Spectrum of cases:

These include Laparoscopic & Robotic
Sleeve Gastrectomy (Conventional And Banded),
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (Conventional And Banded; also known as Gastric Bypass)
Mini Gastric Bypass
SG-DJB ( Sleeve gastrectomy with Duodeno-jejunal bypass)
Revision Bariatric Surgery (Adjustable Gastric Band To Sleeve Gastrectomy)
Sleeve To Mini Gastric Bypass
Reversal Of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
Intra Gastric Balloon
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty- Apollo overstitch™

He is now also one of the very few surgeons in the country to offer the non – surgical sleeve (Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty- Apollo overstitch™)

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 and highly experienced 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

He has been certified as a surgeon of excellence by the IEF (International Excellence Foundation) for the comprehensive and high quality care provided in Bariatric surgery by him and his team. The department includes bariatric surgeons, endocrinologists, a team of dieticians and counsellors.

AWARDS: Pharma Leaders Indian of the year- Best Bariatric surgeon of the year (India)- 2019

Original article

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.

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 YasumitsuTaira, Giulianotti PC, Palep JH, Norihiko Ishikawa, Kenji Omura, Go Watanabe Japanese Journal of Surgery 109 (extra edition _2), 717, 20080425

Palep JH Commentary: live telecast surgery on shaky ground Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol VIII No 4, Oct-Dec 2011,245

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

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

Palep JH, Wagh HD, Goel R, Pednekar A Initial experience of robotic surgery with low CO2 pneumoperitoneaum pressure Obesity Surgery, Vol 23

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

Review article

Joshi R.M., Palep JH, Sayyed S., Mehta S. Hepatic Resection: an insight. Indian J Surg 2005;67: 13-20.

Bhatia P, Palep JH New frontiers in Laparoscopic surgery: Robotic surgery JIMSA July – September 2007 Vol. 20 No. 3, 239-241

Palep JH Day care robotic surgery Bombay hospital journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2008.

Palep JH Robotic assisted minimally invasive surgery. J Min Access Surg 2009;5:1-7

Case Reports

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

Pandya J.S., Desai N.K., Palep JH Gall bladder perforation mimicking acute cholecystitis. Bombay Hospital Journal 2000;vol- 42;3: 527-528.

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.

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

Palep JH, Telang PS, Joshi RM Intra-abdominal CSF Pseudocyst: A Rare Entity Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2009: 541-542

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

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

Palep J H, Khandelwal N K, Kahale P, Singhal T Mal-Absorptive Bariatric Procedure Causing Keshan’s Disease, Advances in Obesity, Weight Management & Control.

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.