Dr. M. G. BHAT


Dr. M G Bhat is a name to reckon with in the surgical fraternity. One of the most sought after surgeons, When it comes to laparoscopic and gastrointestinal surgical procedures. He has over 4 Decades of surgical experience and treating patients. He was the first surgeon to start Laparoscopic Surgeries in South India way back in 1992. And to do bariatric surgery in 2005 Due to his experience and expertise, many complex and complicated surgical cases are referred to him for treatment. He was the HOD of General surgery department in Manipal Hospital from 1991 to 2005. He was the medical director of Manipal Hospital and Nova Specialty Hospital.He is awarded as ‘the Dr.TMA Pai Blue Ribbon’ and Gold Medal for best student and Lifetime Achievement award by the Kasturba Medical College.

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  • MBBS - 1972 Kasturba Medical College.
  • MS – 1976 Kasturba Medical College.
  • FRCS (England) - 1980
  • FICS, DMIRCSED (Informatics), DMLE (Law)


  • He has so far treated patients for appendicitis,  gall bladder stones, different types of hernias, haemorrhoids, piles and fissures, anal abscess, rectal prolapse,  intestinal obstruction,  pancreas, liver cirosis, diagnostic laparoscopy, cyst, lumps, thyroidectomy,bariatric surgery , ulcers, stomach cancer etc
  • His  special interest is in Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery and Laparoscopy and  Bariatric surgery.


  • He underwent laparoscopic training in 1992 in Germany and set up the first  laparoscopic surgical unit in South India.    
  • He has been a speaker in all the surgical conferences held by ASI and various surgical institutions  internationally  and domestically and has presented many papers on new and key hole surgeries, complications related surgical  issues and how to manage them.  
  • He was the Regional Tutor for the Royal  College of Surgeons of 
  • Edinburgh, and has been a postgraduate teacher and examiner for many years.  
  • He has arranged many workshops and conferences under his guidance for the surgical fraternity domestically.


  • President ISAS – Indian Society of Ambulatory  Surgery
  • Past President HIS – Hernia Society of India
  • Trustee & Past President IAGES 
  • Member of Association of Surgeons of India