Dr Mahidhar Valeti

Department: General Surgery & Bariatric

Designation: Director & HOD - Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

Qualification: MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ireland), FICS (USA)

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Dr Mahidhar Valeti, Director & HOD – Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery and has an overall experience of 29 years. He heads a GI and Bariatric Unit here with a training fellow in bariatric and metabolic surgery.

He is one of the pioneers in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in India performing for the last 17 years.

 He completed MBBS from Guntur Medical College, Guntur in 1987,MS – General Surgery from Guntur Medical College, Guntur in 1992 and FRCS – General Surgery from Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in 1995.

He has always believed in team management and worked as a part of an efficient team in all his appointments under consultant supervision.

He is an esteemed member of various associations like Obesity Surgeons Society of India, Life Member of Association of Surgeons of India, Life Member of Indian Medical Association, Member of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.


1. Obesity Surgery
2. Endoscopic Surgery
3. Minimally Invasive Surgery
4. Colonoscopy
5. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
6. Gastric Balloon
7. Gastric Plication
8. Mini Port Surgeries
9. Single Port Surgeries
10. Gall Bladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment
11. Gynecomastia Treatment / Surgery
12. Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery


Examiner to The Royal College of Surgeons of England for fellowship examinations.


Got the Centre of Excellence in Bariatric and Metabolic surgery as the first Hospital in India from OSSI.


1. Risk factors leading to ITU admission following Oesophago-gastrectomy, Hairmyres experience presented on 30-10-98 in the annual meeting of West of Scotland Surgical Association in the Royal College of Surgeons in GLASGOW.
2. Experience of implementing the SIGN DVT guideline in a District General Hospital – Roy Scott. M. Valeti – CRAG Clinical Audit Symposium – 1997 – Royal Museum of Scotland – EDINBURGH on 4th December 1997.
3. Endo anal ultrasonography – experience in a referral colorectal unit – presented in South Wales surgical meet Swansea in Oct 1995.
4. “Fluid management in Third Degree Burns” – Indian Journal of Surgery, December 1991.
5. “Foregut Carcinoid Tumours” – 51st Annual Meeting of Association of Surgeons of India December 1991, Hyderabad, India.
6. A case report of “Intra Parotid Neurofibroma – Arising from Facial Nerve” in South Indian Chapter of the Surgeon’s Meeting August 1990 – Visakhapatnam, South India.


Memberships of clinical associations

  1. Life member ofASI, Association of Surgeons of India
  2. Life member ofOSSI, Obesity Surgeons Society of India 
  3. Life member ofIMA, Indian Medical Association

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