Cims Hospital, Sola, Ahmedabad - 380060
Dr. Chirag Thakkar
Dr. Chirag Thakkar is a gastro-intestinal, advanced laparoscopic and obesity surgeon at CIMS Hospital , a renowned multispeciality hospital with infrastructure and care comparable to international standards.
Dr. Chirag did his M.B.B.S. from B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, followed by his General Surgical training (M. S. in General Surgery) at Smt. N. H. L. Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad. He then worked as a senior resident in the department of gastro-intestinal surgery at V. S. Hospital. He continued his training further in one of the best department of gastro-intestinal surgery in India at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute (S.G.P.G.I.), Lucknow. There he worked with some of the pioneers of gastro-intestinal surgery in India and had extensive training in advanced abdominal surgeries like liver resections, pancreatic surgeries, esophageal surgeries, colo-rectal surgeries and surgeries for portal hypertension. He got a vast experience in managing complex gastro-intestinal surgical problems, including those with previous surgeries and their complications. He then did his fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and gastro-intestinal surgery at Kaizen Hospital under Dr. Sanjiv P. Haribhakti. Here he was trained thoroughly in advanced laparoscopic surgeries including laparoscopic colo-rectal surgery, thoracoscopic and laparoscopic esophageal surgery , laparoscopy for emergency abdominal problems, laparoscopic hernia surgery and minimal invasive surgeries for acute necrotising pancreatitis. He has earned the membership of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (U.K.). Dr. Chirag Thakkar has taken training for esophageal manometry and 24 hr pH studies and has a wide experience in this modality and in the management of esophageal motility disorders including achalsia cardia. His focus on esophageal cancer took him to Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai to refine his skills in the management of esophageal cancer. Finally he took a fellowship for upper gastro-intestinal and bariatric surgery at The Royal Aberdeen Infirmary at Aberdeen (U.K.) and learnt all the aspects of management of surgery for weight loss. He has done multiple paper and video presentations at national and international conferences. There are many publications on his name in national and international journals and he has also authored chapters in numerous books on gastro-intestinal surgery. He is an active member of many societies related to gastro-intestinal surgery and also of the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (U.K.).
He is having special interest in treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease(GERD - heartburn and gastritis ), esophageal motility disorders including achalsia cardia, weight loss and hernia surgery as well as treatment of esophageal and stomach cancers. - See more at: http://www.drchiragthakkar.com/doctorprofile.html#sthash.jmbcXwU2.dpuf