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Doctor Profile

Dr. Rajeev Kapoor

Dr. Rajeev Kapoor, MS

23+ Years Of Experience

Senior Consultant Fortis Hospital, Mohali

General and Laparoscopic Surgery

Surgical Oncology

OPD Schedule - +91 172 469 2222, +91 172 502 1222

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    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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  • MBBS and Master of Surgery (MS) from Government Medical College, Amritsar.
  • Advanced training in Colorectal Surgery (Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery) from Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia (Department accredited to CSSANZ)
  • Accreditation in dDiagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopies by Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Australia) 2002 under the auspices of Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
  • Professor of Surgery, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab
  • Teaching on the run: a Certified Course in Medical Educations organized by University of Western Australia at QEH, Adelaide, Australia
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health management from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi - December 2011
  • Associate Editor, Indian Journal of Surgery

  • Dr Kapoor completed his MBBS from Government Medical College, Amritsar in 1986 and General Surgery training from the same institute in July 1990. After his surgical training, he joined Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana in 1990.
  • 1990 till 1996: Asst. Prof. Surgery, CMC Hospital, Ludhiana
  • 1996 till 1999: Assoc. Prof. Surgery, CMC Hospital, Ludhiana
  • 2000 till 2002: Sub specialized training as a Colorectal Surgeon at Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia, where he worked as a Senior Fellow in Colorectal Surgery. After returning from Australia in 2002, he set up the Colorectal Services at CMC, Ludhiana.
  • 2002 till 2009: Professor of Surgery
  • 2005 till 2009: Head of Surgery, CMC Hospital, Ludhiana
    While at CMC Ludhiana, he was in charge of Stoma and Wound clinic, Surgical Endoscopy Services as well as Fecal Incontinence services.
    He was also the Deputy Medical Supdt of CMC Hospital from 2002 till 2008. In this position he was instrumental in starting Rural Hospital Outreach Programme (RHOP), Ambulance, Mobike Rescue Service (AMARS) and setting up of Betty Cowan Research Wing of the Hospital. He was also Coordinator of the Hospital Information Systems as well as Medical Photography Division. He was very closely associated with Emergency and Trauma Department as a Coordinator & In Charge, Trauma Retrieval Services.
  • From 2009 to 2010, Dr Kapoor worked as a Colorectal Specialist at Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide.
  • In September, 2010 he returned to India and joined Fortis Hospital Mohali.

Dr Rajeev Kapoor is the former Head of Surgery from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana as well as former Consultant, Colorectal Surgery, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide, Australia. Dr Kapoor has more than 23 years of experience in all aspects of Surgery including Oncology Surgery, Gastrointestinal and Trauma Surgery. He has more than 12 years of exclusive experience as a Colorectal Surgeon, which includes the management of all intestinal cancers including colon and rectal cancers. He is trained in all colorectal laparoscopic procedures including laparoscopic surgery for cancer of the colon and rectum. He also performs laparoscopic surgery of abdominal wall and inguinal hernia. Dr Kapoor deals with all patients of Ulcerative Colitis, Crohns Disease as well as Anal Incontinence. Dr Kapoor is also a recipient of the Best Medical Teacher Award from Government of South Australia in 2010.

AREA OF INTEREST:

  • Colorectal and Oncology Surgery including gynecology oncology and soft tissue sarcomas
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery (All abdominal wall including inguinal hernia)
  • Fecal Incontinence Surgery
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgery ,General Surgery

SPECIALIZED TREATMENTS:

  • Intestinal cancer including Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Sphincter saving operations for rectal cancer including rectal reconstruction
  • Re-operative colon and rectal surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (including ileal pouches for ulcerative colitis),
  • Crohns Disease
  • Repair of anal sphincters for fecal incontinence
  • Sacral Nerve modulation for anal incontinence
  • Artificial sphincters for anal incontinence
  • Surgery for constipation,
  • Surgery for rectal prolapse including laparoscopic rectopexy,
  • Hemorrhoidectomy including banding as a day care non operative procedure for hemorrhoids as well as stapled hemorrhoidectomy
  • Fistula in Ano surgery
  • Anal fissure
  • Treatment of Fecal Fistula
  • Emergency Surgery for the colon and rectum
  • Colonoscopy (including the resection of large and complex polyps).