Dr. Vivek Bindal 
MBBS, MS, DNB (Gen. Surg.)
FNB (Min. Acess), MRCS, FACS

 

Consultant and Coordinator (Robotic Surgery),

Assistant Professor (GRIPMER),

Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery,

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,

New Delhi (India).

 

Clinic: Delhi Gastro & Obesity Center (DGOC), 4/17, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi.

Ph: 011-25888887

 

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Mobile: +91 - 9999931958

 

Education and Training

S. No.

Degree

Institute

University

Year of passing

1.

 MBBS

Maulana Azad Medical College

University of Delhi

2004

 2.

 MS

(General Surgery)

 Maulana Azad Medical College

 University of Delhi

 2009

 3.

 DNB

(General Surgery)

 

 National Board of Examinations

 2010

 4.

 FNB (Minimal Access Surgery)

 Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

 National Board of Examinations

 2012

 5.

 MRCS

(Glasgow)

 

 Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow

 

 2012

6.

Indo US Fellowship in Robotic GI and Bariatric Surgery

Department of Surgery

University of Illinois at Chicago

Nov. 2013 – May 2014

7.

Indo US Fellowship in Robotic & Bariatric Surgery

Department of Surgery

Duke University Medical Center

May 2014 – Nov. 2014

8.

Fellowship of American College of Surgeons (FACS)

 

American College of Surgeons

2015

 

Achievements and Awards:

  • International Scholar of Surgical Education award 2016 by American College of Surgeons, at annual congress in Washington DC, USA.
  • Appointed Co-Director of International Bariatric Club Academy (IBCA), an international organization of bariatric surgeons based at Cleveland, USA.
  • Baxiram S. & Kankuben B. Gelot International Scholar award 2014 by American College of Surgeons, Chicago.
  • Winner of Gloden Globe Video award in ASICON 2015, the annual conference of Association of Surgeons of India held at Gurgaon from Dec. 16 – Dec. 20, 2015.
  • Best paper award in BPCON 2015, 25th annual conference of Indian Society of Hypertension held at ESIC Medical College, Faridabad from Nov. 20-22, 2015.
  • Best paper award in SURGICON 2007 (Annual conference of Delhi state chapter of ASI) held at Maulana Azad Medical College in Nov. 2007.
  • Appointed Associate Editor for Clinical Robotic Surgery Association
  • Awarded Meghna Krishan Baveja Memorial Scholarship for best all-round performance in first professional MBBS in 2001.
  • Awarded Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Scholarship by H.P. Government in 2000 for meritorious career.
  • Ranked first in All India Entrance Exam for Fellowship of National Board (Minimal Access Surgery) conducted by National Board of Examinations in January 2010.
  • Ranked first in HPPMT 2000 entrance examination.

Work Experience

  1. Coordinator (Robotic Surgery): Instrumental in development of robotic surgery program in the hospital.
  2. Teaching coordinator for fellowship program in minimal access surgery.
  3. Co-PI in ICMR funded research project in the field of Diabetes & Bariatric surgery.

 

Invited Reviewer: “Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases” journal.

Hony. Joint Secretary: International College of Robotic Surgeons.

Editorial Board member: Jacobs Journal of Obesity, USA

 

Teaching faculty in robotic and laparoscopic surgery courses:

  1. “Fellowship of International Bariatric Club (FIBC)” course at centers of excellence across Asia Pacific region.
  2. “Fellowship of Robotic Surgery” course at World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon, India.
  3. Laparoscopic surgery training course at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, New Delhi.

Organization experience

  1. Organising secretary for ROBOSURGE 2014 and 2015, the theme based conference cum live workshop on Robotic Bariatric Surgery held at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.
  2. Organising secretary for FALS HPB 2016, the first advanced fellowship course in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery held under the aegis of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES) at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.
  3. Co-Director of International Bariatric Club Academy, which organized Fellowship of International Bariatric Club (FIBC) in Mumbai.
  4. Co-organising secretary for VTEcon 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017, the annual conference on Venous Thromboembolism held in New Delhi.

Publications

  1. Mahawar KK,Bhasker AGBindal VGraham YDudeja ULakdawala MSmall PK. Zinc Deficiency after Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: a Systematic Review. Obes Surg. 2017 Feb;27(2):522-9.
  2. Bindal V, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Elli EF. Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass as a Reoperative Bariatric Procedure. Obes Surg. 2015 Oct;25(10):1810-5.
  3. Bindal V, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. Technique Evolution, Learning Curve, and Outcomes of 200 Robot-Assisted Gastric Bypass Procedures: a 5-Year Experience. Obes Surg. 2015 Jun;25(6):997-1002.
  4. Bindal V, Sudan R. Has mini gastric bypass come of age?, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 2015 Mar-Apr;11(2):326-7.
  5. Gonzalez-Heredia RMasrur MPatton KBindal VSarvepalli SElli E. Revisions after failed gastric band: sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Endosc. 2015 Sep;29(9):2533-7
  6. Bindal V, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, et al. Robot assisted excision of a large retroperitoneal schwannoma. Journal of Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (JSLS) 2014;18(1):150-54.
  7. Bindal V, Bhatia P, Dudeja U, et al. Review of contemporary role of robotics in Bariatric Surgery. J Min Access Surg 2015;11:16-21.
  8. Bindal V, John S, Dudeja U. Enhanced Recovery protocols after Bariatric surgery – time to adopt a lean bariatric practice. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 2015 Jul-Aug;11(4):819-20.
  9. Bhatia PJohn SJKalhan SBindal V. Portomesenteric venous thrombosis after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: A case report and a call for prevention. J Minim Access Surg.2015 Oct-Dec;11(4):276-8.
  10. Bhatia P, Bindal V, Singh R, et al. Robot-assisted sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese versus super obese patients. JSLS. 2014 Jul;18(3)pii: e2014.00099.
  11. Bindal V, Sudan R. Intensive care management, Sepsis, SIRS in Bariatric patients Bariatric Times. 2015;12(1):10–14
  12. Bindal UD, Gupta SK, Bindal V, Daga MK, Pradhan G. A study on hs-CRP, Carotid Intima Media Thickness and Lipid Profile in offspring of patients of premature CAD. Int Cardiovasc Res J. 2015;9(4):193-8.
  13. Bhatia P, Bindal V, Dudeja U. Sleeve Gastrectomy as a uric acid lowering therapy in morbid obesity. Curr Med Res Pract 2015; 5(5):199-200.
  14. Bhatia P, Dudeja U, Bindal V. Adoloscent Obesity: The Emerging Menance. Preventive Cardiology 2015;5(1):786-9.
  15. Rath A, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, John S, Khetan M, Bindal V, Ali A, Singh R. Endoscopic TEP Inguinal Hernia Repair in the Management of Occult Obturator and Femoral Hernias. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014 Aug;24(4):375-7
  16. Ali ABhatia PKalhan SKhetan MJohn SBindal V. Double rolling and center hitch technique for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. J Minim Access Surg 2013;9(2):95-8.
  17. Rath A, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, John S, Khetan M, Bindal V, Ali A, Singh R, Wadhera S, Bansal N. Laparoscopic management of Spigelian hernias. Asian J Endosc Surg 2013;6(3):253-6.
  18. Bindal V, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, Khetan M, John S. Robotic Surgery: Overview, Applications and Future Trends. The Ganga Ram Journal 2012;2:17–27.
  19. Ali A, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, Khetan M, John S, Bindal V, Singh R, Rath A, Bansal N, Wadhera S. Laparoscopic Management Of Xanthogranulomatous Colitis. The Ganga Ram Journal 2012; 2347–349.

Presentations

International

  1. Invited to speak on “Weight regain after Sleeve Gastrectomy” at Duke Masters in Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery course held at Orlando, FL, USA from June 22-24, 2017.
  2. Invited to speak on “Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Hypertension” at annual congress of International Federation for Surgery for Obesity Asia Pacific Chapter (IFSO-APC) 2017 held at Goa, India from April 21-23, 2017. 
  3. Invited to speak on Robotic Bariatric Surgery for Super Obese at annual congress of  American College of Surgeons held in Washington DC, USA in October 2016.
  4. Presented on Effect of bariatric surgery on Indian obese diabetics at annual congress of International Federation for Surgery for Obesity (IFSO) held at Rio de Janerio, Brazil in September 2016. 
  5. Presented on Laparoscopic Splenectomy for ITP with ultra low platelet count at the annual conference of European Association of Surgical Education held in Amsterdam in June 2016.
  6. Oral presentation “Robot assisted Duodenal Switch in a case of intestinal malrotation” at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES 2015) held at Nashville, TN from April 15-18, 2015.
  7.  Oral presentation – “Gut Hormone physiology and resolution of type 2 diabetes after sleeve Gastrectomy in Indian obese diabetics” at the annual meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association from Oct 2 – 3, 2015 held at Chicago, USA.
  8. Invited speaker – “Robotic Bariatric Surgery for Super Obese” at the annual meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association from Oct 24 – 25, 2014 held at San Francisco, USA.
  1. Invited speaker: “Intra-operative perforation after Sleeve Gastrectomy” at the annual meeting American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) held at Boston, USA from November 3-7, 2014.
  2. Oral presentation: “Technical aspects of Robot assisted retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy” at 100th annual meeting of American College of Surgeons held at San Francisco from Oct 26-30, 2014.
  3. Oral presentation: “Robot assisted distal splenopancreatectomy with left adrenalectomy for mucinous cystic neoplasm of pancreas” at 100th annual meeting of American College of Surgeons held at San Francisco from Oct 26-30, 2014.
  4. Oral presentation: “Outcomes of 500 cases of single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using conventional instruments at a teaching hospital in India” at 100th annual meeting of American College of Surgeons held at San Francisco from Oct 26-30, 2014
  5. Oral presentation – “Outcomes of Robot Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass as a Revisional Bariatric Procedure” at IFSO 2014 held at Monteal, Canada from Aug 26 – 30, 2014.
  6. Oral presentation – “Intensive care management, Sepsis, SIRS in Bariatric patient” at ASMBS Spring week 2014 held at Miami, USA in June 2014.
  7. Poster presentation – “Robot assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy in morbidly obese vs super obese” at ASMBS 2013 held at Atlanta, USA from November 11-16, 2013. 
  8. Invited faculty and speaker - “Robot assisted Bariatric surgery: learning curve, tips and tricks” at Duke University – Shanghai Pudong Masters of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery conference held at Shanghai, China from May 24 – 27, 2013.
  9. Oral paper presentation “Robot assisted Sleeve gastrectomy for super morbid obesity” at 2013 IFSO Asia Pacific chapter meeting held at Kaohsiung, Taiwan from April 10-13, 2013.
  10. Video presentation “Robot assisted excision of a large retroperitoneal Schwannoma” at Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA 2012) congress held at Chicago, IL from Sep. 27 – 29, 2012.
  11. Video presentation “Robotic redo mesh rectopexy in a patient with recurrent rectal prolapse” at Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA 2012) congress held at Chicago, IL from Sep. 27 – 29, 2012.
  12. Poster presentation “Results of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy as a stand alone bariatric procedure in > 100 morbidly obese population” at International Federation for Obesity Surgery (IFSO 2012) congress held at New Delhi from Sep. 11- 15, 2012.
  13. Video presentation “Laparoscopic excision of choledochal cyst with intracorporeal Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy  type 1b Choledochal Cyst in a 28 year old female” at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES 2012) held at San Diego, CA from March 7 – 10, 2012.
  14. Video presentation “Synchronous Laparoscopic repair of Larrey Morgagni hernia with Paraesophageal hernia in the same patient” at 19th European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) Congress at Torino, Italy from June 15-18, 2011.
  15. Oral paper presentation “Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy as an outpatient surgical procedure in India” at Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) 17th annual meeting and Endo Expo, September 17-20, 2008 at Chicago, Illinois, USA.

National (India):

  • Invited faculty to speak on Newer Technologies in Bariatric Surgery at Fellowship of International Bariatric Club (FIBC) held at Mumbai from April 17-19, 2017.
  • Invited faculty to speak on creation of gastric pouch in bariatric surgery at national annual conference of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES) held at Hyderabad in Feb 2017.
  • Invited faculty to speak on ICG Fluorescence in HPB Surgery at FALS HPB 2016 (under Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons) held at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi from Feb 2-4, 2017.
  • Invited faculty and speaker in OSSICON 2016, the annual conference of Obesity Surgery Society of India held at Chandigarh from Feb. 12-14, 2016.
  • Invited faculty and speaker in ASICON 2015, the annual conference of Association of Surgeons of India held at Gurgaon from Dec. 16 – 20, 2015.
  • Invited faculty and speaker in BPCON 2015, 25th annual conference of Indian Society of Hypertension held at ESIC Medical College, Faridabad from Nov. 20-22, 2015.
  • Invited faculty and speaker in MGB Conclave 2015 at Apollo Indraprashtha Hospital, New Delhi from July 17-18, 2015.
  • Invited faculty and speaker at Mid Term OSSICON 2015 (Mid term meeting of Obesity Surgery Society of India) held in Hyderabad from Oct 09-11, 2015.
  • Invited faculty and speaker at Endocrinology Conclave, Le Meridien, New Delhi on July 5, 2015.
  • Invited faculty and speaker at Fight VTEcon 2015, annual conference on Venous Thromboembolism at Hotel Leela Ambience, Gurgaon on May 10, 2015
  • Invited faculty and speaker at Vattikuti Global Robotics Conference 2015 held in New Delhi from Jan 30 – Feb. 01, 2015.
  • Invited faculty and speaker at OSSICON 2015 (Annual meeting of Obesity Surgery Society of India) held in Mumbai from Jan 23-25, 2015.
  • Invited faculty and speaker at ENDOLAP 2015 held at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi from February 6 – 8, 2015.
  • Invited Speaker – “Robotic Surgery: The concept, applications in GI Surgery and Future directions” at SURGICON 2014 held at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi from November 21-23, 2014.
  • Invited Speaker – “Debate on Laparoscopic vs Robotic Bariatric Surgery” at ROBOSURGE 2015 held at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital from Jan 28-29, 2015.
  • Invited speaker – “Recent advances and future developments in robotic surgery” at OBESURGE 2014 held at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital from April 15-16, 2014.
  • Invited Speaker – “Robotic Surgery” at XXXth Surgery update held at Maulana Azad Medical College from Sep 23-28, 2013.
  • Invited Speaker – “Follow up after Bariatric Surgery” at CME on comprehensive management of Obesity held at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi on April 07, 2013.
  • Invited speaker – “Laparoscopic management of Hydatid cyst of liver” at Current Perspectives in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and Liver transplantation organized at Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences, New Delhi from March 15-16, 2013.
  • Invited Speaker – “Robotic Surgery: Tips & Tricks” at ENDOLAP 2012 organized at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi from Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2012.
  • Invited Speaker – “Robotic Surgery and its applications” at SAIFAICON 2012 at RIMSNR, Saifai, U.P. from Sep. 8-9, 2012.
  • Invited speaker – “Role of Bariatric Surgery for morbidly obese population” at MIDCON CME at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi on March 25, 2012.
  • Invited Speaker – “Advantages of Robot Assisted Hysterectomy over Laparoscopic Hysterectomy” at 3rd World Congress of World Association of Laparoscoic Surgeons (WALS) from Feb. 14 – 15, 2012 at Gurgaon, Haryana.
  • Poster presentation – “Assessment of system operational skills of participating surgeons after a robotic surgery training course” at Vattikuti Global Robotics Conference 2012 held at New Delhi from Jan 13-15, 2012.
  • Video presentation – “Total laparoscopic excision and Roux - en- Y hepaticojejunostomy for a type 1b Choledochal Cyst in 28 year old female” at 21st annual conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASGCON 2011) at Jaipur from Oct 13-16, 2011.
  • Oral paper presentation – “Bariatric Surgery for reduction of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Morbidly Obese” at Annual conference Indian Society of Atherosclerosis Research (ISARCON 2011) at JIPMER, Pondicherry from September 24-25, 2011
  • Oral paper presentation - ‘Laparoscopic Spleen preserving Surgery for Splenic hydatid’ at 70th annual conference of ASI (ASICON 2010) held at Delhi in December 2010.
  • Oral paper presentation - “Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy as an outpatient surgical procedure” at 68th annual conference of ASI (ASICON 2008) held in Ludhiana from December 25-30, 2008.
  • Oral paper presentation - “Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy as an outpatient surgical procedure” at SURGICON 2007 (Annual conference of Delhi state chapter of ASI) held at Maulana Azad Medical College in November. 2007.

Memberships of Surgical Forums

  1. American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  2. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA)
  3. Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  4. European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  5. Society of Robotic Surgery (SRS)
  6. Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  7. Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI)

Faculty of Surgery Update

Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University