Doctors Profile


Head of department

Minimal Access and GI Surgery Sterling Hospital Ahmedabad

Brief profile

Dr. Apurva Vyas is a talented, well-known and accomplished doctor from our very own land of Gujarat known for his hard work and sheer determination to change the face of healthcare in Gujarat. After doing MBBS and gaining MS from Saurashtra University, Dr. Vyas set out to Mumbai to be trained under venerable Dr. Amit Maydeo at Bhatia hospital. There he was thoroughly trained for endoscopy and after that returned to Porbandar, Gujarat to work as an FTS at Civil Hospital.

As Dr. Vyas wanted to study further, he left the demanding job at Civil Hospital, set up his own private clinic, and updated his knowledge in the field of MAS.

Since the last couple of years, Dr. Vyas is providing his services in Wockhardt hospital, Rajkot as a consultant laparoscopic surgeon. He is also working in Sterling hospital as head of Department of laparoscopic and GI surgeries. He has performed almost all advanced minimal access surgeries including:


  • Single Port Surgery (Gastric Sleeve, Spleenactomy, Hysterectomy, Nephractomy)
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Hemicolectomies
  • Achalasia cardia
  • CBD exploration
  • Choledochoduodenostomy/Jejunostomy
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • lower partial Gastrectomy
  • Naphrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • liver cyst excision
  • inguinal hernias
  • ventral hernias
  • difficult Cholecystectomy/Appendicectomy
  • Hystrectomies/Myomectomies


His most recent and advanced Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery was performed with highest patient compliance.


He has also taken extensive training for bariatric surgery in California from renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Helmuth Belly & in Toronto, Canada and from Dr Lanz Klein.

Presented 6 Laparoscopic surgical video paper in International conference at Singapore in the year 2010 – 2011, all awarded the best surgical videos

In 2006, he cleared his FMAS exam taken by the renowned laparoscopic surgeon Dr. Palanivelu, Gem Hospital, Coimbatore.

Invited as a speaker at Kampala (East Africa) to deliver a lecture on obesity management with association

Maximum number of Single Port (SILS – Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) performed by him in India

Laparoscopic training center is running successfully under his guidance at Sterling Hospital (Rajkot)

Performed more than 200 obesity surgeries

He presented a paper in international AMASI conference, New Delhi, 2005.

He undertook training under DR. John Thannakumar, KMCH, Coimbatore for advanced laparoscopic work in 2001

Invited as a faculty at International conference of the Asia Pacific Hernia Association on Laparoscopic Hernia Repair to present new techniques in hernia repair




Dr. Vyas on Obesity Trend

Dr. Vyas feels that the westernization, inactive lifestyle and unhealthy diet are responsible for increasing number of overweight patients in India.

Dr. Apurva Vyas has extensive experience in obesity surgeries and has a record of performing the highest number of laparoscopic surgeries in Gujarat, India.

He has performed more single port surgeries (SILS – Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) than any other doctor in India.

His laparoscopic surgical video papers were awarded the best surgical videos in conference at Singapore in the year 2010 – 2011. It would be no exaggeration to say Dr. Vyas is globally recognized for his laparoscopic surgeries.

Some of the laparoscopic surgeries he performs to treat obesity are:

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastric By-Pass
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

“Health First, Safety First”

We understand that your health and safety comes before anything. We adhere to strictest code of conduct to provide you a safe obesity treatment. We expect you to take extra care prior to and after surgery and are open to any questions you have. You will have to commit to a healthier lifestyle and will have to stick to your treatment course.

For appointment please call

+91 9909281738