About Me

Dr. Vivek Bindal,

MS, MRCS (Glasg), DNB, MNAMS, FNB (MAS), FACS


Designations

1.           Vice-Chairman, Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi (India).

2.           Regent, Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (India)

3.           International executive member of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, USA

4.           National executive member of Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)

5.           Editorial board member of prestigious “Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases” journal, USA (Impact factor: 4.5)


Teaching faculty in robotic and laparoscopic surgery:

  1. Teacher in National Board of Examinations for FNB (Minimal Access Surgery)
  2. Visiting faculty: Duke University Medical Center, USA
  3. Invited faculty at IRCAD, Taiwan
  4. Faculty at Ethicon Institutes of Surgical Education in India.

Education and Training

S. No.DegreeInstituteUniversityYear 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 SurgeryDepartment of SurgeryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago2013 – 2014
7.Indo US Fellowship in Robotic & Bariatric SurgeryDepartment of SurgeryDuke University Medical CenterMay 2014 – Nov. 2014
8.Fellowship of American College of Surgeons (FACS) American College of Surgeons2015

Achievements and Awards:

  1. Started the Indian chapter of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (USA), the first international chapter of the organization in 2019. It has now more than 200 members.
  2. Appointed to the executive body of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, USA
  3. Elected to national executive of Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI) in 2020
  4. Appointed Editorial board member of prestigious “Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases” journal, USA (Impact factor: 4.5).
  5. International Scholar of Surgical Education award 2016 by American College of Surgeons, at annual congress in Washington DC, USA.  
  6. Baxiram S. & Kankuben B. Gelot International Scholar award 2014 by American College of Surgeons, Chicago. 
  7. 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.  
  8. Received the Times of India Healthcare achiever award at Taj Palace for “Excellence in Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery” on November 25, 2018.
  9. Awarded “Best Doctor in Robotic and Bariatric Surgery” by Health Minister of Maharashtra, in 10th MT Healthcare Awards at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai on March 6, 2020 by Medgate Today.
  10. Awarded Indian Health Professional Award for excellence in General Surgery on Dec 23, 2017.
  11. Performed first bariatric surgical procedure of the state of Himachal Pradesh, transmitted live at Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla and witnessed by Chief Minister of the state on Nov 30, 2019.
  12. 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. 
  13. Best paper award in SURGICON 2007 (Annual conference of Delhi state chapter of ASI) held at Maulana Azad Medical College in Nov. 2007.
  14. Appointed Associate Editor for Clinical Robotic Surgery Association website.
  15. Awarded Meghna Krishan Baveja Memorial Scholarship for best all-round performance in first professional MBBS in 2001.
  16. Awarded Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Scholarship by H.P. Government in 2000 for meritorious career.
  17. Ranked first in All India Entrance Exam for Fellowship of National Board (Minimal Access Surgery) conducted by National Board in January 2010.
  18. Ranked first in HPPMT 2000 entrance examination.

Publications

  1. Bindal V, Misra S. Comment on: Evolution of outcomes of robotic bariatric surgery: first report based on MBSAQIP database. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020;S1550-7289(20)30074-5.
  2. Goel A, Bindal V, Kalhan S, Bhatia P, Khetan M, John S. Laparoscopic management of gall bladder perforation secondary to typhoid-induced acalculous cholecystitis: A rare entity. J Minim Access Surg. 2019;10.4103/jmas.JMAS_30_19.
  3. Mahawar KKBhasker AGBindal VGraham YDudeja ULakdawala MSmall PK. Zinc Deficiency after Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: a Systematic Review. Obes Surg. 2017 Feb;27(2):522-529. doi: 10.1007/s11695-016-2474-8.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Bindal V, Sudan R. Has mini gastric bypass come of age?, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 2015 Mar-Apr;11(2):326-7
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Yadav AK, Bindal V, Jangra VK et al. Delayed Mesh Infection: A Rare Complication of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (Totally Extra-Peritoneal Repair). Surgical Science 2016; 7(10): 453-60.
  13. Bhatia P, John SJ, Kalhan S, Bindal V. Portomesenteric venous thrombosis after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: A case report and a call for prevention. J Minim Access Surg. 2015;11(4):276‐278.
  14. Gonzalez-Heredia R, Sanchez-Johnsen L, Quadri P, Bindal V, Bernstein K, Masrur M, Elli E. Reduction in Medication Use for Postrobot-Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass as a Revisional Bariatric Procedure. Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care. 2019; 14(2): 51-6.
  15. Bindal V, Sudan R. Intensive care management, Sepsis, SIRS in Bariatric patients Bariatric Times. 2015;12(1):10–14
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Bhatia P, Dudeja U, Bindal V. Adoloscent Obesity: The Emerging Menance.  J.Preventive Cardiology 2015;5(1):786-9.
  19. 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
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.

Book chapters

  • Giulianotti PC, Daskalaki D, Bindal V, Patton K.  Near-Infrared Imaging with Fluorescent Tracers in Robotic Surgery. In:  Fong Y,Giulianotti PC, Lewis J, Koerkamp BG, Reiner T, eds. Imaging and Visualization in The Modern Operating Room. New York: Springer; 2015. p. 195-203.
  • Bindal V, Elli EE. Robot-Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. In: Fong, Y, Woo, Y, Hyung WJ, Lau C, Strong VE, eds. The SAGES Atlas of Robotic Surgery. Springer, Cham; 2018. p. 355-63
  • Sudan R, Henry BV,Bindal V, Podolsky E. Robotic Assisted Bariatric Surgery. In: Agrawal S. (eds) Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Springer, Cham; 2016. p. 367-73.
  • Giulianotti PC, Bindal V, Daskalaki D. Biliary Tract Tumors (Resection and Reconstruction). In: Spinoglio G, eds. Robotic Surgery. Updates in Surgery. Springer, Milano; 2015: 95-103.
  • John S, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, Khetan M, Bindal V, Wadhera S. The Initial Retrocolic Endoscopic Tunnel Approach (IRETA) to a Laparoscopic-Assisted Radical Right Colectomy: A (Modified) Lateral-to-Medial Technique for the Complete Mesocolic Excision of the Right Colon. In: Parker M, Hohenberger W, eds. Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Surgery: Vol.1, Laparoscopic procedures. Springer Surgery Atlas Series. Springer, Cham; 2019. p. 157-235
  • Bindal V, Yadav AK. Immunofluorescence and Robotic surgery. In: Saxena A. A Practical approcah to Robotic surgery. Jaypee; 2018. p. 10-6.
  • Bhatia P, Bindal V, Yadav AK. Robot Assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy. In: Saxena A. A Practical approcah to Robotic surgery. Jaypee; 2018. p. 27-32.
  • Bhatia P, Bindal V, Yadav AK. Robot Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. In: Saxena A. A Practical approcah to Robotic surgery. Jaypee; 2018. p. 33-9.
  • Bindal V, Yadav AK. Robotic Surgery for bile duct tumors. In: Saxena A. A Practical approcah to Robotic surgery. Jaypee; 2018. p. 55-62.
  • Sethi D, Bindal V. Current approach for recurrence of comorbidities / weight regain after metabolic procedures. In: Khanna S. Recent advances in minimal access surgery. Jaypee; 2019. p. 98-109.

Presentations

International

  1. Invited as a faculty to speak in the International webinar on Research and Education in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. organised by Chinese College of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons on June 17, 2020.
  2. Invited as a faculty and moderated the international Clinical Robotic Surgery Association webinar on “How to restart Minimally invasive surgery: Global perspective and Indian scenario” on May 17, 2020.
  3. Invited as a faculty to talk about “Barrett’s esophagus in super super obese patients” at the annual meeting of American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery held at Las Vegas from Nov 4-7, 2019.
  4. Invited as faculty in the annual Clinical Robotic Surgery Association meeting at Durham, NC, USA on Nov 1-2, 2019. Spoke on establishing a robotic surgery program, with multiple abstract presentations on robotic Hernia and adrenal surgery.
  5. Invited as faculty to Bariatric course at IRCAD, Taiwan, the leading training facility for surgeons from across the world from September 16-18, 2020
  6. Presented “Gut hormones achanges after sleeve gastrectomy in India obese patients” at the annual meeting of International Federation of Surgery for Obesity held in Madrid, Spain from Sep 4 – 7, 2019.
  7. Invited faculty at the Duke University and IBC academy International Masters Course in Bariatric Surgery held in Duke University, Durham, USA from Dec 17 to 21, 2018.
  8. Invited as a faculty to the 10th annual meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association in Hongkong to speak on “Robotic Bariatric Surgery for Super Obese” from Oct 4-6, 2018.
  9. Invited to present on Gut Hormones and Bariatric Sugery in annual meeting of International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO) 2018 held at World Trade Center, Dubai from Sep 26-28, 2018.
  10. Attended the advanced course on Revision Bariatric Surgery by Prof. Kelvin Higa and Prof. Alan Wittgrove in CA, USA from Sep 10-13, 2018.
  11. Organised and invited as a faculty to the second successful FIBC (Fellowship of International Bariatric Club) course in Manila, Phillipines from Oct 5-7, 2017. Presented on Robotic Surgery and newer technologies in Bariatric Surgery.
  12. Presented research in Gut Hormones and Bariatric Sugery in annual meeting of International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO 2017), London, UK from Aug 31 – Sep 2, 2017.
  13. Invited as a faculty and spoke on “Weight regain after Sleeve Gastrectomy” in the annual Duke Bariatric Masters course held in JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL, USA from June 22-24, 2017.
  14. Invited to present on “Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Hypertension” at the annual International Federation of Surgery for Obesity – Asia Pacific (IFSO-APC) meeting at Goa from April 20-22, 2017.
  1. 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.
  2. 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. 
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5.  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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8.  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.
  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. Oral presentation – “Intensive care management, Sepsis, SIRS in Bariatric patient” at ASMBS Spring week 2014 held at Miami, USA in June 2014.
  5. Poster presentation – “Robot assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy in morbidly obese vs super obese” at ASMBS 2013 held at Atlanta, USA from November 11-16, 2013. 
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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):

  1. Invited to speak on “DVT Prophylaxis in Surgery” in the national webinar conducted by Pfizer academy on June 20, 2020.
  2. Invited by Aesculap academy to speak on ‘Safe & Optimum Abdominal Wall Closure & Gi Anastomosis Techniques In The Era Of Covid-19: The Role Of Extra-Long Term And Mid-Term Synthetic Absorbable Sutures’ on June 13, 2020
  3. Invited to speak on Robotic surgery for Hiatus hernia / Achalasia cardia in the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association online CME on April 10, 2020. 
  4. Director of the Robotic Bariatric surgery training course for surgeons from across the country in annual meeting of Obesity Surgery society of India (OSSICON 2020) on March 1 at WLH, Gurgaon, India.
  5. Invited faculty in OSSICON 2020, the national conference of Obesity Surgery Society of India held at Taj Vivanta, New Delhi (Feb 27 – March 1, 2020).
  6. Invited as a guest faculty by AIIMS Rishikesh to talk about “Establishing a Bariatric / weight loss program”
  7. Invited to talk about science of stapling at Medtronic Advanced Stapling Symposium held at JW Marriott, New Delhi on Feb 22, 2020.
  8. Invited to talk on Endoscopic weight loss procedures and Bariatric surgery by Indian Medical Association, Karnal (Haryana) on Feb 14, 2020.
  9. Invited as a faculty to annual conference of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES) in Guwahati from Feb 6 to 9, 2020. Presented on technique of Robotic Adrenalectomy and Use of Robotics in Bariatrics.
  10. Invited as chief guest at ROBOLAPCON 2020, national conference on Robotic and laparoscopic surgery held at AIIMS Rishikesh on Jan 31 and Feb 1, 2020.
  11. Invited to talk on “Endoscopic Weight Loss procedures: the way forward” by Indian Medical Association, Karol Bagh, New Delhi on December 7, 2019.
  12. Invited as faculty in the PACE program and demonstrated live hernia surgical procedures to surgeons from Bangladesh, Nepal and India (December 11-13, 2020).
  13. Invited as lead operating faculty in the “AWR Bariatric live” conference orgamised by Indira Gandhi Medical college, Shimla, HP on Nov 30 and Dec 1, 2019. Performed first bariatric surgical procedure of the state of Himachal Pradesh, transmitted live.
  14. Invited to talk on “Robotics in Surgery” at the annual CME of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital held on Nov 17, 2019 at India Habitat Center, New Delhi.
  15. Invited to speak on “intraoperative leak testing in Bariatric surgery” at the 2nd international BARICON 2019 organized by AIIMS Delhi from Nov 14-16, 2019.
  16. Invited as chief guest to inaugurate the new Cambridge Medical Robotic surgery program and talk about Robotic Surgery in HCG Manavta Hospital, Nashik, Maharasthtra on October 19, 2020.
  17. Invited as a faculty to Laparofit, the Asia Pacific summit in Bariatric surgery held at Taj Connemara, Chennai to talk on Robotics in Bariatric Surgery on October 18, 2020.
  18. Invited as a faculty to talk on Bariatric Surgery in annual meeting of Gujarat Association of Surgeons of India in Daman on Oct 12, 2019.
  19. Invited as a faculty to talk on “Robotic Bariatric surgery” at the country’s premier institute AIIMS, in FALS course in Bariatric surgery from September 26-28, 2019.
  20. Invited as Co-Director of the Robotic Hernia Surgery course in annual meeting of Hernia Society of India, HSICON 2019, Kolkata from Aug 29-31, 2019.
  21. Launched the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association India, and organised the inaugural conference with multiple talks on Robotic Surgery from August 24-25, 2019 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi.
  22. Invited as a faculty to AWR-Obesity 2019 in Surat, Gujarat and talk on Bariatric Surgery on Aug 10, 2019.
  23. Invited as a faculty by Varanasi Surgical Society to take a talk on Robotic Surgery on Aug 03, 2019.
  24. Invited as a faculty to R-FIAGES, Robotic Surgery conference organised by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons to talk on Robotic Bariatric and Robotic Hernia Surgery on July 22-23, 2019.
  25. Invited by JIPMER Pondicherry to talk on Robotic Bariatric and Upper GI Surgery in the conference Surgical Techniques in Robotic Gastrointestinal Surgery on June 30, 2019.
  26. Invited to speak on “From Malnutrition to Obesity”, a single day seminar organised on school health at Le Meridien, New Delhi on June 13, 2019 by ASSOCHAM (Assochiation of Chambers of Commerce, India).
  27. Invited as a faculty to talk on Robotic Hernia Surgery in Hernia meeting, Meril Academy, Wapi (Gujarat) on May 24, 2019.
  28. Invited as a faculty to talk on Robotic Complex Hernia Surgery at AWRCON 2019 held in Trivandrum, Kerala on May 12, 2019.
  29. Moderated the session on complex ventral hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction in Delhi Hernia Summit 2019 organised by BD in Hotel Claridges on May 04, 2019
  30. Invited as a faculty to talk on Robotic Revision Bariatric Surgery at ROBOLAPCON, Max Saket, New Delhi on April 27, 2019.
  31.  Invited as a faculty to speak on Bariatric surgery at the annual conference of Haryana State chapter held at Govt Medical College, Nuh, Mewat on Feb 23, 2019.
  32. Invited as a facuty to to AIIMS to speak on technique of Roux en y Gastric Bypass (a bariatric procedure) in BARIME 2019 on Feb 22, 2019.
  33. Invited as faculty and scientific committee member at annual congress of Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSICON 2019), Hotel Westin, Kolkata from Jan 24-26, 2019. Presented and moderated panel on surgical ethics and novel bariatric procedures, and the multicentric data on complications.
  34. Invited to moderate the session on Bariatric Surgery at GI SURGICON 2019, Hotel Crowne Plaza, New Delhi on January 20, 2019.
  35. Invited as a domain expert and faculty, and spoke on “Advances in robotics, staplers and Endoscopic instruments” at research and development wing of Medtronic in Hyderabad on Jan 12, 2019.
  36. Invited to AWR 2019 to speak on Robotic Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for complex hernias at Grant Medical College & JJ Hospital, Mumbai on Jan 4-5, 2019.
  37. Invited as a faculty by Indian Medical Association, Panipat, Haryana to talk on Robotic GI, Hernia and Bariatric Surgery on December 8, 2018. 
  38. Invited by Grecian Hospital, Mohali for conducting live operative workshop and training on laparoscopic hernia surgery on December 1, 2018.
  39. Invited to talk on “Robotic Bariatric Surgery” at the annual SGRH CME at India Habitat Center on Nov 25, 2018.
  40. Invited as a faculty and panelist in the medicolegal symposium, moderated the session on bariatric surgery at SURGICON 2018, annual conference of Delhi state chapter of ASI at Railway Club, Connaught Place on Nov 25, 2018.
  41. Invited as a faculty to take an instructional class on laparoscopic hernia surgery at Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi on Thursday, Nov 22, 2018.
  42. Organised a Master Class / live workshop on eTEP / TAR procedures for complex hernia repairs on Sunday, Nov 18, 2018. Took lecture on “Role of Robotics in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction”
  43. Invited as a faculty to moderate a session on clinical research and publications in Diasurg 2018 at Hyderabad, an intense meeting on reversal of Diabetes after Bariatric / Metabolic surgery on Aug 25, 2018.
  44. Invited as a faculty to talk about “Managing complications in Bariatric Surgery” in the 3rd Fellowship of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery course in Bariatrics held at Ahmedabad on Aug 9-11, 2018.
  45. Organised a successful symposium on Adolescent Obesity on August 9, 2018 at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,and took lecture on prevention of adolescent obesity.
  46. Invited to deliberate on “Laparoscopic Management of Hiatus Hernia and GERD” in the Minimal Access Surgical Clinics 2018 at The Olympus Center of Excellence, Gurugram, NCR on August 4, 2018.
  47. Invited by Varanasi Surgical Society to take a talk on “Robotic GI & Bariatric Surgery” on June 30, 2018 at HHI, Varanasi. 
  48. Invited to moderate a panel on Pre-operative optimisation of bariatric patients at International Excellence Federation Bariatric Update held at Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai on June 8-9, 2018.
  49. Invited as a faculty at International Bariatric Surgery Conference held at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in Ludhiana, Punjab on 21st and 22nd May, 2018 to speak on role of robotics in bariatric surgery.
  50. Conducted hands on Robotic surgery training course in abdominal wall reconstruction on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon.
  51. Invited as guest of honour by Indian Medical Association (Panipat) installation ceremony on May 18, 2018.
  52. Invited as a faculty by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi) in ENDOSURG 2018, the 12th AIIMS surgical week.
  53. Invited to give a talk on Robotic Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and Hernia surgery by Indian Medical Association, Shimla (HP) on April 15, 2018.
  54. Invited to participate as a faculty and collaborator in the historic multi centric collaborative effort in bariatric surgery research held at Taj Bengal, Kolkata, to assess pooled data of 10000 bariatric procedures in India (April 14, 2018).
  55.  Invited to speak on “Robotic and Bariatric surgery” at 12th annual meeting of Indian Medical Association (Himachal Pradesh) at Palampur, HP on April 8, 2018.
  56. Invited as a faculty to talk on “Robotic Bariatric Surgery” and on “Understanding systematic reviews and meta analysis” in the plenary hall at 16th annual congress of Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI) at Chennai from Feb 22-24, 2018.
  57. Organised the GRIPMER lecture at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital with Prof Ranjan Sudan (Duke University) and Dr. Matthew Hutter (Harvard Medical School) on improving Quality & safety in surgery as well as Surgical education on Feb 21, 2018.
  58. Invited as a faculty to talk on “Robotic Bariatric Surgery” at the annual meeting of Delhi Medical Association held at Hotel Lalit, Connaught Place, Delhi on Dec. 24, 2017.
  59. Organising secretary of Hernia-fest, an exhaustive update on laparoscopic hernia surgery and Abdominal wall reconstruction on December 16-17, 2017 at Hotel Piccadily, New Delhi with Meril academy. Presented on Management guidelines of Hiatus Hernia / GERD.
  60. Invited to Laparofit 8, GEM Hospital, Coimbatore to moderate the session on Sleeve Revisions and the panel on post operative management of bariatric patients from Nov 17-19, 2017.
  61. Live demonstrated Stapled hemorrhoidopexy during live operative workshop of Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (FALS Colorectal Surgery) under the aegis of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES) at SGRH on Oct 15, 2017.
  62. Invited as a faculty to present on “Robotics & ICG Fluorescence in Colorectal Surgery” at the second FALS Colorectal Surgery course under the aegis of IAGES on Oct 13, 2017.
  63. Invited to give a talk on Robotic Surgery at the prestigious Surgery Update, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi on Oct 1, 2017.
  64. Invited as a faculty and discussed various controversies in RYGB and revisional bariatric surgery at the “Controversies in Bariatrics” meeting organised by Apollo Hospital, New Delhi on Sep 17, 2017.
  65. Invited to talk on “Newer advances in Bariatric Surgery” at DIABESITY CON 2017 in Hotel Lalit, Connaught Place on Aug 13, 2017. Also, organised the event as organising secretary.  
  66. Invited to Mohak Bariatric surgery course at Indore as a faculty from July 13 to 15, 2017
  67. Invited by Indian Medical Association, Shamli (UP) to take CME lecture on “Bariatric to Metabolic Surgery” on May 11, 2017.
  • 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 as a faculty to present on Robotic Adrenalectomy / Retroperitoneal tumour excision  / Immunofluorescence at ROBOCON, Max Saket on March 4, 2017.
  • Invited to take a lecture on “Laparoscopic / Robotic surgery for Hiatus Hernia / GERD” in Surgical Education Programme at King George Medical University, Lucknow on Feb 17, 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 on Feb 10, 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. Also, organized the event as organizing secretary.  
  • Director and faculty at Hands on robotic training course kin HPB surgery on Feb 5, 2017 at WLH, Gurgaon, India.
  • Invited to present on Tips of stapling in Bariatric surgery at BARICON 2016 organised by AIIMS and Fortis healthcare from Dec 2-3, 2016.
  • Invited as a faculty to talk on Robotic Bariatric Surgery at SURGICON 2016, SIKAR, Rajasthan on Oct. 30, 2016.
  • Invited faculty in 9th ACMOMS (Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery) summit held at Taj Fisherman Cove, Chennai on July 23-24, 2016. Presented on Robotic SADI technique, and discussed position statement on Revisional Bariatric Surgery with world experts.
  • 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. Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  4. Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  5. European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  6. Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES)
  7. Society of Robotic Surgery (SRS)
  8. Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  9. Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI)
  10. Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)

Contact information:

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

Ph: 011-25888887

E-mail: bindal.vivek@gmail.com

Mobile: +91 – 9999931958

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