OPD Timings
Monday - Saturday
9 A.M to 4 P.M
Dr. Rajat Goel

Head of Department Minimal Access, Metabolic, Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery & General Surgeon

Dr Rajat Goel, is a trained Minimal Access and Bariatric surgeon having done his MBBS from prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, and MS (Master of surgery) from Lady Hardinge Medical College with advanced laparoscopic training at Taiwan, Singapore and USA with 15 years’ experience of general and advanced laparoscopic surgeries and more than 822 Bariatric cases. His prime area of interest is Bariatric surgery and he has distinction of operating Bariatric patients from 35 countries and patients form different statesof India. He is also specialized in all aspects of open and laparoscopic General surgery, Bariatricsurgery and Single port (Scarless) Surgery. He is also very much in research with 19 international publications and more than 100 published abstracts and 4 chapters in books and with all possible fellowships and memberships.

We do everything we can to build a very good and strong relationship with patients; we provide them with the information they need and empower them .
– Dr. Rajat Goel MBBS, MS

  • MBBS- From Prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi.
  • MS (SURGERY)- From Lady Hardinge Medical College , Delhi.
  • Over 15 years
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Open and laparoscopic General surgery
  • Single port (Scarless) Surgery
  • Maulana Azad Medical College Old Students Association (MAMCOS).
  • Delhi Medical Council (DMC): Membership No: DMC/R/01210.
  • Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS): Life Membership No: APHS-LM0867.
  • Asia Pacific Metabolic Bariatric Surgical Society (APMBSS): Life Membership No: LMH-0089.
  • Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI): Life Membership No:038.
  • Delhi Medical Association (DMA) and Indian Medical Association(IMA): Life Membership No: IMA WTB L-2936
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia(ELSA): Life Membership No: L2192.
  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI): Life Membership No: 3940.
  • Hernia Society of India(HSI): Life Membership No: LM-HIS-669.
  • International Medical Science Academy(IMSA).
  • Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India and International Federation of Surgery of Obesity (OSSI and IFSO): Life Membership No: LM 105.
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES): Life Membership No:2647.
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI): Life Membership No: FL 17733.
  • World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS).
  • Association ofColon & Rectal Surgeons of INDIA (ACRSI): Life membership No: 1256.
  • International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologist and Oncologist (IASGO).
  • American society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: (ASMBS).
  • Stood 4th in DPMT (Delhi premedical test) examination.
  • Awarded Dr Vidya Rattan Sagar Gold Medal for Best All Round Performance in Final Year MBBS in 2002.
  • Best Paper award at IAGES Biennial Conference in February 2012.
  • Best Paper award at 6th AIIMS Surgical week, ENDOSURG 2012.
  • Various publications in International & National Indexed Journals
  • • • Active participation in research activities. • Thesis- Cleft lip & Cleft Palate: A Prospective study (2003-2005) • Publications: 2008

  • Andley M, Pusuluri R, Goel R, Kumar A, Kumar A.Left-sided unilateral hematuria: an unusual association with tropical splenomegaly--a case report and review of literature. Int Surg. 2008 Mar-Apr;93(2):116-8.
  • 2010
  • Goo TT, Goel R, Lawenko M, Lomanto D.Laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) hernia repair via a single port.Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010 Dec;20(6):389-90.
  • 2011
  • Goel R, Buhari SA, Foo J, Chung LK, Wen VL, Agarwal A, Lomanto D. Single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy: prospective case series at a single centre in Singapore. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011 Oct;21(5):318-21.
  • Goo TT, Agarwal A, Goel R, Tan CT, Lomanto D, Cheah WK. Single-port access adrenalectomy: our initial experience.J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Nov;21(9):815-9. Epub 2011 Sep 29.
  • Goel R, Agarwal A, Lomanto D.Large lymphangioma presenting like irreducible inguinal hernia: a rare presentation and literature review. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2011 Nov;40(11):518-9.
  • Goel R, Chang PC, Huang CK. Reversal of gastric plication after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication.Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Jan-Feb;9(1):e14-5.
  • 2012
  • Lomanto D, Lee WJ, Goel R, Lee JJ, Shabbir A, So JB, Huang CK, Chowbey P, Lakdawala M, Sutedja B, Wong SK, Kitano S, Chin KF, Dineros HC, Wong A, Cheng A, Pasupa thy S, Lee SK, Pongchairerks P, Giang TB. Bariatric surgery in Asia in the last 5 years (2005-2009).Obes Surg. 2012 Mar;22(3):502-6. Erratum in: Obes Surg. 2012 Feb;22(2):345.
  • Huang CK, Goel R, Chang PC. Abdominal compartment syndrome after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a case report.Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Mar-Apr;9(2):e28-30.
  • Huang CK, Goel R, Chang PC,et al. Single-Incision Transumbilical (SITU) Surgery after SITU Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A.2012 Oct;22(8):764-7.
  • Wang Z, Phee SJ, Lomanto D, Goel R, et al. Endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric lesions by using a Master and Slave Transluminal Endoscopic Robot (MASTER): an animal survival study.Endoscopy.2012 Jul;44(7):690-4.
  • Goel R, Lomanto D. Controversies in Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech.2012 Oct;22(5):380-2.
  • 2013
  • Fuentes MB, Goel R, Lee-Ong AC, et al. Single Port Endo-Laparoscopic Surgery (SPES) for totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia: A Critical Appraisal of the Chopstick repair. Hernia. 2013 Apr;17(2):217-21.
  • Goel R, Shabbir A, Tai CM, et al. Randomised controlled trial comparing three methods of Liver retraction in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass. Surg Endosc. 2013 Feb;27(2):679-84.
  • Goel R, Agarwal A, Shabbir A, et al. Bariatric surgery in Singapore from 2005 to 2009. Asian J Surg. 2013 Jan;36(1):36-9.
  • Huang CK, Goel R, Tai CM et al. Novel metabolic surgery for type II diabetes mellitus: Loop duodeno-jejunal bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy.Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2013 Dec;23(6):481-5
  • Huang CK, Chhabra N, Goel R, et al. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banded Plication: A Case-Matched Comparative Study with Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.Obes Surg. 2013 Aug;23(8):1319-23.
  • Al-Harazi A, Goel R, Tan CT et al. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: Defining the learning curve.Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014 Dec;24(6):475-7
  • 2014
  • Malapan K, Goel R, Tai CM, et al.Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for non-Obese Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Asian Patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Sep-Oct;10(5):834-40.
  • Co-investigator in RCT comparing Single port with conventional three port Laparoscopic TEP repair, NUH, Singapore 2010-ongoing.
  • Co-investigator in RCTcomparing Single port with conventional three port Laparoscopic appendectomy, NUH, Singapore 2010-ongoing.
  • 4 chapters in books.
  • 104 abstracts published.
  • 10 more manuscripts under review.
  • PRESENTATIONS 2008
  • Presented Case Report:Papillary Carcinoma in Thyroglossal duct cyst at Delhi State Chapter.
  • 2010
  • Oral Presentation “Single-Port Endo-laparoscopic surgery (SPES) in Trans- Abdominal Pre-peritoneal (TAPP) Hernia repair” at 6th International congress of Asia- Pacific Hernia Society (APHS) held at Seoul, Korea October 2010.
  • Oral Presentation “Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: A single Institution experience”at 6th International congress of Asia- Pacific Hernia Society (APHS) held at Seoul, Korea October 2010.
  • 2011
  • Oral Presentation “SILS in General Surgery” at 5th International Multidisciplinaryworkshop on Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)at NUH March 2011.
  • Oral Presentation “Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of gastric lesion by using a Master And Slave Transluminal Endoscopic Robot (MASTER): A Survival Study” at Surgical Spring Week, 2011 SAGES Scientific Sessions & Postgraduate Courses Meeting, form March 30- April 2, 2011.
  • Oral Presentation “New in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery” at GP forum at NUH Singapore at NUH April 2011.
  • Oral Presentation “SILS in Hernia Surgery” at 12th International Abdominal wall surgery workshop at NUH April 2011.
  • Oral Presentation “Long term results of Gastric band” during,“Novel Bariatric surgery: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding workshop” at E-Da hospital Kaohsiung Taiwan on 23rd October 2011.
  • 2012
  • Oral Presentation “laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication: evolution of procedure and 2 year results” at 3rd WALS conference held at New Delhi between 13-14th February 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “Current controversies in Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery” at 10th Biennial IAGES conference held at Ahmedabad from 16th-19th February 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “Metabolic surgery for BMI < 27 kg/m2 patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Early results”at 10th Biennial IAGES conference held at Ahmedabad from 16th-19th February 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “Current controversies in Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery”at 10th Biennial IAGES conference held at Ahmedabad from 16th-19th February 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “LaparoscopicTEP Inguinal Hernia Repair Why, How, When”at 10th Biennial IAGES conference held at Ahmedabad from 16th-19th February 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “Single Port Surgery for Inguinal Hernia: How we do it”at 10th Biennial IAGES conference held at Ahmedabad from 16th-19th February 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “Loop duodeno-jejunal bypass with Sleeve gastrectomy for the treatment of low BMI Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients: Proposed technique” heal at 2nd IEF, Kaohsiung, Taiwan from 26th-27th February 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication: evolution of procedure and 2 year results” at 6th AIIMS surgical week, ENDOSURG 2012 held at New Delhi from 16-18th March 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “Single port Endoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) Inguinal hernia repair: Defining the learning curve” at 6th AIIMS surgical week, ENDOSURG 2012 held at New Delhi between 16-18th March 2012.
  • Oral Presentation “Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: The Learning Curve” at 6th AIIMS surgical week, ENDOSURG 2012 held at New Delhi from 16-18th March 2012.
  • Oral presentation “Metabolic Surgery for non-obese (BMI < 27 kg/m2) Asian patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Early Results” at 29th Annual meeting at ASMBS held at San Diego from 17-22nd June 2012.