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Freedom at Midnight!

The Birds dispersed after the secret meeting at midnight. Their plan to escape the zoo was taking shape. Owl had planned every detail. Freedom was a month away. ‘Party-time!’ quaked Duck, digging into some chips and chocolate. ‘What is this?’ asked Kingfisher, peering into the packet of chips.  ‘I haven’t seen anything like this before!’ […]

Diabetes Gone after Surgery

I am fit enough to fly! Says this 64 year old gentleman Here’s an inspiring story of Mr Goradia’s victory over Diabetes in his own words: I was a diabetic for 30 yrs and on insulin for 15 yrs and in spite of that my sugar levels were 400+. I weighed 89 kilos and was […]

Dr Abhay Agrawal’s Diabetes Surgery Lecture at National Conference of Laparoscopic Surgeons at Jaipur Well Received

It was like homecoming for Dr Agrawal whose roots are from Jaipur. In a meeting of expert surgeons here last weekend, Dr Agrawal delivered a scientific lecture on why he favors Ileal Transposition Surgery to permanently resolve Type 2 Diabetes in Obese as well as Non-Obese patients. This life-changing surgery alters how food is digested […]

Dr Abhay Agrawal Participates as Faculty at National Consensus Meet on Bariatric Surgery

Leading Bariatric Surgeons of India were invited to Delhi last weekend to discuss their experiences and outcomes in the Indian scenario. Best practices on indications, choice of procedure, technique during surgery, post operative nutrition, dealing with complications etc topics were deliberated to minimize potential controversies, between different surgeons performing the same procedure, due to varied […]

Rwanda (East Africa) Government Invites Dr Abhay Agrawal

Rwanda Military Hospital hosted a discussion with Dr Abhay Agrawal for local Doctors on how could the healthcare services could be improved to serve patients better. With average life expectancy of only 53 years, Rwanda on the other hand is a fast growing economy with focus on improving various services including healthcare. Dr Agrawal emphasised […]

Another successful visit to Raipur

Dr Abhay Agrawal was at Raipur again last week as a part of strategic partnership between Dr Agrawal’s Center for Obesity and Diabetes Control Mumbai and Kalda Hospital Raipur to offer Bariatric Surgery Solutions for patients in Raipur and Chattisgarh. A mini gastric bypass and a sleeve gastrectomy were performed this time by Dr Agrawal […]

Positives of Multi-Location Practice

Sometime people ask why do I practice from many locations. Am I hedging my risk? No. Actual reasons might sound counter-intuitive. First, our patients can choose a location they want for their consultation, surgery and post-operative care. Second, it preserves our autonomy to take the best clinical decision every time. As surgeons we are outcome […]