Dr Joshi completed his MBBS from GMC Patiala in 1991. He is a Post Graduate in General Surgery from the acclaimed PGI Chandigarh. He has completed his basic and advanced courses in Laparoscopic Surgery from GEM Institute, Coimbatore. He was awarded the Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery by the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India. His area of expertise extends from Trauma, Emergency surgery, Hernia surgery, Colo-Proctology, Onco-surgery, Minimal Access (Laparoscopic) and Bariatric Surgery.
Designation: Senior Consultant
Department/Specialty: General Surgery & Oncology
Languages spoken: English, Hindi & Punjabi
Total Years’ of Experience: 12 Years
Previous experience: Dr Joshi completed his MBBS from GMC Patiala in 1991. He is a Post Graduate in General Surgery from the acclaimed PGI Chandigarh. He has done his Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) which was conferred by the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India. Dr. Joshi has completed his Basic and Advanced course in Laparoscopic Surgery from GEM Institute, Coimbatore under the tutelage of the renowned Laparoscopic Surgeon, Prof Palanivelu. He is a trained Trauma Surgeon from the Tan Tok Seng Hospital, Singapore. He is ATLS certified.
o He has worked extensively in trauma, emergency surgery, colo-proctology, onco-surgery and hernia surgery. His area of interest is Minimal Access and Bariatric surgery. He has been exposed to ICU care as an Intensivist. Prior to joining Fortis Hospital Mohali, he worked at the Post Graduate Institute (PGI), Chandigarh, Government Medical College, Chandigarh and Government Medical College, Patiala.
o He is an acclaimed Surgeon who is skilled to perform all advanced laparoscopic procedures in addition to all complex open surgical procedures. He was the first to perform the Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair in the Tricity and has thousands of Laparoscopic procedures to his credit. He is an accomplished gastrointestinal and oncology surgeon with areas of expertise ranging from Minimal access & Bariatric, Hernia surgery and colo-proctology. In onco surgery, breast and endocrine surgery are his forte.
Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers: MBBS,
• MS (PGI)
Professional Memberships: He is a life member of Indian Red Cross, Hernia society of India, Minimal Access Surgeons of India, Association of Surgeons of India and various other National and International Surgical Societies.
Clinical Interests/ Specialised Treatments /Area of Expertise: Minimal Access/ Bariatric, Advanced Laparoscopy and General Surgery. Oncology Surgery – Breast & Endocrine surgery, Colo- Proctology and Hernia Surgery.
Awards & Honors: Awarded Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery by association of minimal access surgeons of India.
Research and Publications: Have over 20 publications in National & International Journals
Medical Breakthroughs/ Interesting Case Studies: •Has a series of cases in adult intussusceptions presenting as obstruction with underlying tumor
• Has a series of about 10 cases of trauma presenting with diaphragmatic rupture and repaired.
• Complicated and recurrent hernias presenting with or without intestinal strangulation with co morbidities.
• Complicated gall bladder surgeries managed laparoscopically.
• Series of cases of Hydatid Liver diseases managed laparoscopically.
• Cases presenting with intestinal obstruction managed laparoscopically.
• Complicated emergency surgeries and trauma cases.