Dr Pradeep Chowbey
MS, MNAMS, FRCS, FIMSA, FAIS, FICS, FACS, FALS, FIAGES Chairman- Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Chairman- Surgery and Allied Surgical Specialties Executive Vice Chairman- Max Healthcare

Dr Pradeep Chowbey is one of the best Laparoscopic surgeons of India and amongst the best few Bariatric surgeons of the world. He is highly qualified as a surgeon and throughout his career he has continuously honed his surgical skills. Highly eminent personalities like former President of India, KR Narayanan and His Holiness Dalai Lama preferred Dr Chowbey for their surgical needs.

Dr Chowbey, other than being and acclaimed as the best Bariatric surgeon and Minimal Access Surgery expert is also a philanthropist. He has successfully initiated and nurtured various social initiatives with an aim to induce awareness among people about general health and medical problems. “Enlighten” – A support group for diabetic and obese patients is one of the latest examples of his social initiatives. He also likes to stroke colors on the canvas and his passion for art reflects now and then through his various initiatives in the field of painting and art.

Work Experience:

  • More than 35 yrs of experience in Lap Surgery in association with his team
  • Completed 70,000 major Lap procedures
  • Max Healthcare (Nov 2009 to till date)
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (1980 – 2009)
  • Willingdon Hospital (1977 – 1980)
Awards Information:
  • Lifetime Achievement award by IAGES in February, 2015
  • Lifetime Achievement award by Human Care Charitable Trust in August ,2014
  • IMAAN INDIA SAMMAN award 2014 in October, 2014
  • Legend during the Lifetime Award by Balkan Ji Bari International September, 2013
  • Chairman’s Award by Max Healthcare, January 2012
  • Honorary Rotarian by Rotary Club of Delhi, May 2011
  • Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa Doctorate) by His Excellency Governor of MP and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jabalpur, October 2007
  • Dr KC Mahajan Award for Best Academician, January 2006
  • Gem of India Award for excellence in field, 2006
  • Arch of Excellence (Medicare) Award, 2006
  • Bharat Jyoti Award, 2006
  • Rashtriya Rattan Award & Gold Medal for Medical Excellence, December 2005