Presently practicing: Shree Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospital, Pune. Formerly Hon Consultant, Breach Candy Hospital, PD Hinduja Hospital & Fortis-Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai & Jehangir Apollo Hospital & Medical Center
Pioneered the concept of Bariatric Surgery in India in 1999. Founder President: Obesity Surgery Society of India. (2002-2006).(OSSI) Honorary President: Obesity Surgery Society of India. (2006 onwards..) Life Membership of International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO). Organising Secretary : OSSICON 2003 & OSSICON 2006
Positions in ASI (Association of Surgeons of India) G C Member : Association of Surgeons of India Two Terms (2006-2012) Treasurer : Association of Surgeons of India (2009) Editorial Board Member : Indian Journal of Surgery (2013-2018) Hon. Secretary : Association of Surgeons of India, Maharashtra ( 2003-2009) “Das Mahapatra Oration” delivered during annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India ASICON 2003
Positions in ICS :( International College of Surgeons, World Executive) Vice President World Body (2010-1014). Reviwer : World Journal of Surgery (International Surgery Journal.)
Positions in ICS :( International College of Surgeons, Indian Section Vice-President West Zone. Two Terms (2006-2010) , Secretary: ( Sept.2010-Dec2010) Organising Secretary: West Zone Conference 2002, Organising Secretary National Surgical Update 2008 ; Organising Secretary : Annual Conference of ICSCON 2010 Convenor : ICS Minimal Access Surgery Course 2009 & 2010.
Hon. Secretary : B.J.Medical College Alumini & Staff Association, Pune. President,Vice-President, Secretary: Pune Surgical Society. EC Member Indian Asso.Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. EC Member : Surgical Gastroenterology Asso.of India..
.*Fellow International Federation for Surgery Of Obesity, *Fellow American Society of Bariatric Metabolic Society*Founder Fellow Obesity Metabolic Surgery Society of India. *Fellow of International College of Surgeons.,*Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of India