Dr. Ramen Goel

Senior Bariatric Surgeon

Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Center, Fortis Hospitals, Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute, Mumbai

Dr. Ramen Goel is the the Head of Bariatric Surgery for Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Mumbai and specializes in day and short stay bariatric and metabolic surgeries. Dr. Ramen Goel, MS, FICS (USA) a highly trained gastro-intestinal surgeon with 20 years of experience, is amongst the pioneers of bariatric surgery in India. Started Laparoscopy surgery in 1992 & has performed thousands of basic & advanced laparoscopic procedures. He has performed first Gastric Band & banded Gastric Bypass (Fobi pouch) surgery in India. Scores of surgical postgraduate aspirants have trained under him & occupy senior surgical posts around the world. Recognising his surgical expertise & experience, he was conferred the Fellow of Surgery by International College of Surgeons, Chicago, USA in 1999. He is invited faculty at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education at Mumbai to train practicing surgeons in India.

Medical conditions, procedures, and areas of expertise:

  • Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Metabolic Surgery

Training/Work Experience:


  • Diploma in Gastro-intestinal Surgery from Postgraduate Medical Institute, University of Vienna, Austria
Training Received in Bariatric surgeries
  • Gastric Band – Lyon, France
  • Gastric Bypass – Laussane, Switzerland
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy – Perth, Australia
  • Banded Bypass – LA, USA
Training Received in Metabolic Surgery
  • Ileal Transposition – Goiania, Brazil
Clinical Attachments Ex Hon Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Grant Medical College & JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
Hon Laparoscopy & Bariatric Surgeon
  • Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Center, Mumbai
  • Fortis Hospitals, Mulund, Vashi & Mahim, Mumbai
  • Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute, Mumbai


  • Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery since 1993
  • Bariatric surgery since 2000 (Performed India's first gastric band & first banded gastric bypass ) – procedures performed include gastric bypass, band, balloon, sleeve, Fobi pouch, SGIT, VBG

Research Experience

Original Research Paper published by Springer in 'International Journal for Diabetes in Developing Countries'. Selected amongst Best 5 paper at IFSO-APC meeting at Rusutsu, Japan in 2011.

Paper presentations at 2nd World Congress on International Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes at New York in 2011 & Annual Conference of ASMBS at Las Vegas in 2010

Conducting Clinical Trial in India on Ileal interposition Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

( registered with Indian Council for Medical Research)

Current Posts

  • Steering Committee Member – Education & Management Task Force, IASO
  • Member, International Committee, Surgical Review Corporation, USA
  • Reviewer – International Journal of Obesity(IJO)
  • Member, Executive Committee – Asia Oceania Chapter of International Federation for Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

Past Posts

  • Ex Governing Council Member – International Association for Study of Obesity
  • Past President - All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity
  • Organising Chairman – 5th Asia Oceania Conference on Obesity(AOCO2009)

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