Author - Dr. Sudhir Jadhav

weight loss surgery


“Which is the best weight loss procedure is best for me?” This is the most commonly asked question about weight loss surgery… The short answer is: Every patient is different and unique. And hence it is better to take advise of an experienced bariatric surgeon. He/she will suggest you best weight loss surgery based on your health, weight, comorbid diseases, and body type. If you are very obese, or if you have had major abdominal surgery before, simpler surgeries might [...]

obesity and corona


How to take care of yourself during COVID time? By now we all know that Obesity and overweight are the common problems that lead to adverse outcomes related to COVID 19, and we all should understand this to control risk factors for severe disease. COVID-19 causes beta cell damage, decreased insulin secretion and a cytokine storm that builds on a chronic inflammatory condition already present in the setting of obesity and diabetes. This is a lethal storm that leads to hyperglycemia in [...]


Diet and Obesity

Diet is an important component of our lives. Our diet is dependent on our culture, religion, our location, socio economic status etc. but due to rapid urbanization and easy availability of energy dense foods (junk food/ unhealthy food), our daily diet has changed drastically over last couple of years. This has plummeted the problem of obesity manifolds more so in the urban areas as compared to rural areas. This is in addition to the sedentary lifestyles in urban areas [...]


5 Interesting Facts About Bariatric Surgery

  Bariatric surgery also known as weight loss / metabolic surgery, has become the treatment of choice for obesity. It gives obese people a new lease of life. But like any other surgery, there are several things that people should know before contemplating bariatric surgery. Facts About Bariatric Surgery 1. Bariatric Surgery is not same as liposuction surgery Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure where fat is removed from a certain area whereas bariatric surgery is a metabolic surgery to control obesity & resolve [...]

Hernia specialist in Pune

All you need to know about Hernia

Hernias can happen to anyone. Worldwide, more than 20 million patients undergo groin hernia repair annually. There are as many types of hernia surgeries as many surgeons are there. Each one has his or her modifications for the type of hernia. As long as two of the most basic criteria are met, any type of surgery is considered equally good to the other. The two criteria are safety of the patient and efficacy. Any type of hernia surgery whether laparoscopic [...]

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Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Older Adults

Dr. Sudhir Jadhav is a Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon practicing in Pune. He has completed his MS in General Surgery from the prestigious Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. He has worked as Assistant Professor in the surgery department at KEM Hospital for 5 years. Dr. Jadhav is having 10 years of clinical experience. He is an expert at providing services related to Minimal Access Surgery, GI Surgery & HPB Surgery. After gaining skills in performing laparoscopic [...]

Weight loss surgery in Pune


Bariatric or metabolic surgery is done for obese individuals with one or more comorbidities. On average, the length of hospital stay varies from two to four days depending upon the patient’s condition and the type of surgery. In majority of the cases, the patient is upon his/her own feet and can start walking on the same day of surgery. Usually, oral feeding is started within the next 24 hours of the surgery. Once the patient is tolerating the feeds, [...]

Myths and Facts of obesity

What are the Myths and Facts of Obesity

Myths and Facts of Obesity : Obesity rates have risen over the past few years and hence myths and misconceptions about the disease have also increased. There are still many things which we don’t know about the exact causes or the best way of managing obesity. But we should know more about the myths and facts of obesity. Following are the most common Myths and Facts about obesity  : Myth 1: Obesity is caused by poor lifestyle choices Most obesity programs blame obesity [...]

Obesity facts and awareness

Understanding Facts And Increasing Awareness of Obesity

What is Obesity? Obesity is a medical condition that occurs when a person carries overweight or body fat that might affect their health at any age. A doctor will usually be told that a person has obesity if they have a high body mass index (BMI). The person considered as obese if him having 20 % more than the required weight. It is the condition of being much too heavy for one’s height so that one’s health is affected. In [...]