Dr. Ketan Vagholkar -  Best General Surgery Specialist in Navi Mumbai

Dr. Ketan Vagholkar

Consultant, General & Laparoscopic Surgery

MS (BOM), DNB, MRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Glasgow), FACS

  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi
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Dr. Ketan Vagholkar is Professor of Surgery at the D.Y. Patil University School of Medicine in Navi Mumbai, India. He completed his MBBS in 1989 from the Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai. Subsequently he did his Master’s Degree in General Surgery form the same college. He became Diplomate of the National Board, New Delhi in 1993. He is ECFMG certified and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He holds the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.(FRCS) He has trained under eminent world authorities, Prof. Markus Beuchler, in Switzerland, Prof. Paul Sugarbaker in USA and Prof. Helmut Friess in Germany.

Dr. Vagholkar’s professional biography has been published in Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (2006).


Hernia surgery: Complex incisional hernias, complicated inguinal hernias, umbilical hernias, uncommon types of hernias like lumbar, and femoral hernias., Hepatobiliary Surgery: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, CBD explorations, biliary strictures, hydatid cysts, hepatic resections, obstructive jaundice, necrosectomy, pseudocyst of pancreas., Gastrointestinal Surgery: Laparoscopic appendicectomy, diagnostic laparoscopy, Intestinal tuberculosis, intestinal malignancies, emergency bowel conditions (perforations and obstruction), Colorectal Surgery: Colonic resections, rectal prolapse, colostomy, piles, fissure in ano, fistula in ano, pilonidal sinus., Trauma surgery: splenectomy, liver trauma, bowel injuries., Others: Benign and malignant breast diseases, varicose veins.


    • MBBS in 1989 from the Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai
    • Master’s Degree in General Surgery Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai
    • Diplomate of the National Board, New Delhi in 1993


    • Department of Visceral and Transplant surgery, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland, (Under Prof. M. W. Buchler, Prof Helmut Friess)
    • Department of Peritoneal Surface Oncology, Med star Washington Hospital, Washington DC, USA. (Under Dr. Paul Sugarbaker)
    • Department of Visceral Surgery, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. (Under Dr. Helmut Friess)
    • Department of General Surgery, Alexandra Hospital. Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. UK

25 Years

Extensive surgical experience, spanning over 25 years at B.Y.L.Nair hospital, Mumbai, L.T. (Sion) hospital, Mumbai, Rajawadi Munc. General Hosp. Mumbai, D.Y.Patil Hospital, Navi Mumbai. His teaching experience also spans over two decades.


4 Years

He has 200 surgical publications with excellent citation indices and two book chapters to his credit. His areas of research interests are surgical site infections, hernias especially incisional hernias and gastrointestinal surgery.


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England.
  • American College of Surgeons.
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary tract,(SSAT)USA.
  • European Digestive Surgery (EDS).
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons.(FIAGES)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences. (MNAMS)
  • Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India. (ACRSI)
  • Association of Surgeons of India
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