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Dr. Ravishankar Bhat

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat is leading  Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Gastroenterology Surgeon of Bangalore. He has 30 years of experience as a surgeon and around 25 years as a specialist providing expert services. He is a Surgical Gastroenterologist with extensive experience and expertise in both laparoscopic and open procedures. One of India’s few surgeons who can conduct Metabolic Surgery, a diabetes treatment.

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat is a senior consultant in the Gastroenterology department and is a well-known and respected name in the field of Surgical Gastroenterology. He provides expert services in surgical gastroenterology, liver transplantation, bariatric surgery, and minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat completed his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 1991. And MS in General Surgery in 1996 from Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital. He then did DNB in General Surgery from DNB board, New Delhi, 1996, and got train in MCh – Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2000.

He has performed over 4500 Laparoscopic/open Cholecystectomy (Gall Bladder Removal), over 1350 Laparoscopic Appendectomy, over 1500 Laparoscopic Hernia Mesh repairs,  Robotic surgeries.Super specialty proficiency; 225 Liver resections, 580 Bariatric surgeries, 112 Porto systemic shunts, 91 Lateral Pancreaticojejunostomy, 325 Whipple’s  Pancreaticoduodenectomy , 12cases of Lap Gastrectomy, 52 cases of Lap Fundoplication, 52 cases of Lap Rectopexy, 285 cases of Hepatojejunostomies for biliary stricture.  He was also primary surgeon for 2 living donor Liver transplants.

He started his practise in 2000 at St. Philomena’s Hospital as Surgeon till 2002, then joined St. Martha’s Hospital and worked there 1 year. In 2003 he joined at Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute as a Surgical Gastroentrologist. Currently he is practicing at Apollo Hospitals since 2006. He was also rewarded in 2005 by Mahadevan’s Award.

Bariatric Surgery Cost in Bangalore

Laparoscopy Surgery in Bangalore Cost in Bangalore – From (INR) Cost in Bangalore – Upto (INR)
Laparoscopic Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 160,000 ₹ 208,000
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 170,000 ₹ 221,000
Laparoscopic Banded Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 185,000 ₹ 240,000
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 190,000 ₹ 247,000
Laparoscopic Proximal Jejunal Bypass With Sleeve ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Duodenojejunal Bypass With Sleeve for Diabetes ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Gastric Balloon Procedure For Class 1 Obesity ₹ 190,000 ₹ 247,000
Laparoscopic Single Incision Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Surgery ₹ 220,000 ₹ 286,000
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 200,000 ₹ 260,000
Laparoscopic Ileal Interposition with Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Diverted Interposition Surgery ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery ₹ 200,000 ₹ 260,000
Weight Loss Surgery ₹ 180,000 ₹ 234,000

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat Education

  • 1991 – MBBS – Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore
  • 1996 – MS – General Surgery – Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital
  • 1996 – DNB – General Surgery – DNB board, New Delhi
  • 2000 – MCh – Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat Experience

  • 2000 – 2002 Surgeon at St. Philomena’s Hospital
  • 2002 – 2003 Surgeon at St. Martha’s Hospital
  • 2003 – 2006 Surgical Gastroentrologist at Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute
  • 2006 – Present Surgical Gastroentrologist at Apollo Hospitals

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat Specialization

  • General Surgeon
  • Bariatric Surgeon
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • GastroIntestinal Surgeon

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat Awards

  • Mahadevan’s Award – 2005

Bariatric Surgeries Comparison


Bariatric Surgery Advantages
Single Incision Sleeve Gastrectomy Lesser pain level
Little or no scarring
Recovery time is faster
No visible scars
Sleeve Gastrectomy It takes only 30min to 1 hour
Faster Mobilization after surgery
Quick patient recovery
Discharge in 2 day
Roux N Y Gastric Bypass For 90% of patients Type 2 diabetes is reversed
Venous thromboembolic disease is avoided
Over five years, 89% reduction in mortality
Mini Gastric Bypass 30 min to 90 min for procedure
You can eat better and loose weight.
Smaller re-routing of the intestines
Revision Bariatric Surgery Better Results from Revision surgery
Higher success rate
Faster recovery
Proximal Jejunal Bypass With Sleeve Better diabetic remission
Suitable for high BMI patients
Duodenojejunal Bypass Helpful for diabetic remission
Best for low BMI patients (25-30 BMI)
Gastric Balloon Minimally Invasive
Suitable for people with certain comorbidities


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Bariatric surgery by Dr. Ravishankar Bhat

Bariatric surgery is term for a variety of weight-loss procedures. These procedures alter your digestive system in order to aid weight loss. They either restrict the amount of food you can eat or impair your ability to absorb nutrients, or both.

Types of BARIATRIC SURGERIES Dr. Ravishankar Bhat Provides:

  • Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hiatus Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Sterilization
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopy Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Diabetic Surgery
  • Metabolic Surgery

The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery:

  • You might expect to shed 60-70 percent of your excess body weight on average.
  • Obesity-related health problems can be reversed or totally healed in 96% of cases.

In addition to weight loss, Bariatric Surgery may improve problems related to being overweight, including:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Osteoarthritis (joint pain)

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