Dr Pradeep Jain -
Surgical Gastroenterologist in Delhi

Weight Loss Surgery or Bariatric Surgery

Dr Pradeep Jain Fortis Hospital
Bariatric surgery refers to the treatment of obesity. It is the best possible approach for those who cannot lose weight through exercise and diet alone. Being obese can invite number of health issues including high blood pressure, diabetes, joint problems and sleep apnea. Losing weight through surgical option typically results in dramatic and quick weight loss and significantly decreases the obesity related health issues like diabetes.

There are number of surgical procedures available to achieve weight loss. Dr. Pradeep Jain At Fortis Hospital is specialized in bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery such as Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

After going through your medical history and diagnosis report, Dr Pradeep Jain Fortis Hospital will recommend an appropriate weight loss surgery.

Precautions after weight loss surgery

  1. You will on liquid diet for about 2 weeks.
  2. You need to eat small meals, slowly and chew properly.
  3. You need to maintain adequate hydration.
  4. You must take daily recommended vitamin supplements.
  5. Some may experience hair thinning that can improve by the adequate intake of protein and biotin supplements.
  6. You must do daily workout and must make right choice for your diet to ensure not to regain more weight.
  7. You must regular follow up with your doctor, at least visit once in 3 months.

Laparoscopic Surgeries.


Dr. Pradeep Jain is an experienced and specialized laparoscopic surgeon using high definition technology and precision equipment to perform laparoscopic treatments of gastrointestinal tract. Having years of experience and knowledge means better results for patients. Unlike conventional open surgeries, the laparoscopic surgeries involve:

Early discharge from hospital
Speedy recovery and early back to work
Less pain
Remarkably reduced bleeding
Smaller or fewer scars

Dr. Pradeep Jain at Fortis Hospital performs several kinds of laparoscopic surgeries including :

Laparoscopic Esophagectomy Surgery:


The laparoscopic esophagectomy surgery is a minimal invasive surgery used to remove part or all esophagus due to the presence of cancer in it or also done for other non- cancerous conditions that makes esophagus non- functional. Esophagus is a tube presents in the throat and allow food to pass through it to stomach. After its removal, the esophagus is rebuilt from the part of large intestine or stomach. During the surgery, esophagus and stomach both are mobilized and doctor cut your stomach into the tube shape with the help of surgical staples. Several other ways are also available to perform this surgery Dr Pradeep Jain At Fortis Hospital will recommend you which is best for you.

Laparoscopic Pancreatic surgery:


Pancreatic surgery involves removing part or all of pancreas however, there are three types of surgery used to remove tumor of pancreas depending on the individual condition. Dr. Pradeep Jain Fortis Hospital performs whipple procedure for pancreatic, duodenal cancers or bile duct. He also performs laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for pancreas cancer, pseudocysts and chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic cysts. Additionally pancreatic necrosectomy is done either by retroperitoneal or transperitoneal approach.

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery:


Laparoscopic colorectal, hemicolectomy, APR and anterior resection is done for cancer of colon or rectum. The laparoscopic technique to treat these cancers are almost become a standard if performed by trained, professional and experienced surgeon like Dr. Pradeep Jain at Fortis Hospital. The result of the procedure is same as of conventional open surgery however, complications and recovery are lower. Other indications include surgery for inflammatory bowel diseases such as colonic tuberculosis and rectopexy.

Laparoscopic Liver Surgeries:


The laparoscopic liver surgeries are most commonly recommended for the presence of mass like abnormal growth and tumor. The liver surgeries are feasible with laparoscopic techniques but demanding technical expertise. The surgery can be done for primary and secondary tumors, cysts and hemangiomas etc.

Gastro-Intestinal Cancers


The term Gastro-Intestinal Cancer is refers to the cancer group that affect the human digestive system including gallbladder, stomach, liver, pancreas, oesophagus and bowel. It is the most common form of cancer and do not segregate between women and men. Just like any other health issue, the treatment for GI cancer will major depends on the cancer type, its stage and other health factors.

Although there are no specific symptoms that directly points towards cancers, some strong indicators include sever loss of weight and appetite, lump in abdomen, intestinal obstruction in elderly, alteration in bowel habits, prolonged bleeding from the GI tract and sudden detection of diabetes with weight loss etc.

Dr. Pradeep Jain At Fortis Hospital is a specialized and experienced Gastro-Intestinal surgeon performing

  • Colo Rectal Cancer
  • Gastric cancers
  • Pancreatic cancers
  • Liver cancer
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