Dr. Jaydeep Palep
Department of Gastro Intestinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery


Dr. Jaydeep Palep is an esteemed Bariatric & GI surgeon based in Mumbai, India and is attached as a Consultant with lilavati Hospital and Research Centre. He has an experience of 23 years and specializes in the Comprehensive Management of conditions affecting the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, stomach, and spleen, including cancer.
As the exclusive Robotic Bariatric Surgeon in the western region of India. Dr. Jaydeep Palep brings cutting-edge precision and innovation to his practice. He collaborates with a multidisciplinary team and is skilled in different surgical approaches, including robotic-assisted surgeries. Constant learning and training are important to him, and he has international experience and expertise. Dr. Jaydeep Palep runs practice, specializing in Morbid Obesity, surgery for Type 2 Diabetes, and approved by IRDA and covered by insurance. Additionally, he deals with AWR for Complex Hernias, Biliopancreatic Surgery, Stomach conditions like GERD and Hiatus Hernia, as well as complex surgery for the Spleen and Colorectal and Intestinal conditions.
Dr. Palep is practicing Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery since 2008, employs state-of-the-art Minimally Invasive Techniques, including Robotic and Laparoscopic procedures. His surgical outcomes meet global standards, with over 90% of diabetic patients achieving a medication-free, healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise. Patients with conditions like hypertension, high cholesterol, hypothyroidism, PCOS, etc., have experienced significant improvements, often eliminating the need for medication.
Dr. Jaydeep H. Palep specializes in addressing intricate and previously challenging weight loss surgical cases, showcasing his expertise through Live Demonstrations at International conferences. Beyond bariatric surgery, he excels in Advanced Minimally Invasive and Robotic Upper GI Surgeries, encompassing the Stomach, Duodenum, Spleen, and Biliopancreatic procedures. With numerous peer-reviewed articles in international journals.
• Laparoscopic or Robotic
1. Obesity surgery (Bariatric)
- Sleeve Gastrectomy- conventional or Banded
- Gastric Bypass- conventional or Banded
- Sleeve Gastrectomy with Duodeno-jejunal Bypass/ Proximal Jejunal Bypass
- Mini Gastric Bypass/One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (MGB/ OAGB)
- Revision Bariatric Procedures 
2. Cholecystectomy
3. Appendectomy
4. Heller’s Cardiomyotomy (for Achalasia Cardia)
5. Nissen Fundoplication and its variants (for Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease and/or Hiatus Hernia)
6. Splenectomy, Distal Pancreatectomy, Spleen preserving Distal Pancreatectomy, Choledochal Cyst Excision with Hepatico-jejunostomy
7. Adrenalectomy
8. Inguinal, Ventral, Incisional Hernia, AWR (E-Tep RS +/-TAR, IPOM+, TARM, etc.)
9. Colorectal Malignancies
10. Video Assisted Thoracoscopy for Decortication, Pleurodesis
• Open surgeries
1. General Surgeries
2. Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Surgeries
3. Endocrine Surgeries
4. Hepato-bilary Surgeries (excluding hepatic resection)
5. Pancreatic Surgeries including the Mid Segment & Distal Pancreatectomy +/- Splenectomy)


Area Of Interest

  • Laparoscopic or Robotic Bariatric (weight loss) surgery
  • Gastro-intestinal surgery
  • Bilio-pancreatic surgery
  • General surgery (laparoscopic and single port)


Awards and Recognition

  • Best bariatric & metabolic surgeon of the year-2019 at the prestigious Pharma power brand leaders’ awards.
  • Marquis’ “who’s who” award in Medicine & Healthcare(USA) 2011-2012

Research Publications

    Original article                                                           

  • Pandya JS, Palep JH, Dhadas AB, Desai NK.:Comparison of rubber band ligation and injection sclerotherapy for first and second degree haemorrhoids’- A prospective clinical trial.Bombay Hospital Journal.vol.46, No.1, 2004.      
  • DP-186-7 da Vinci surgical system of robot assited surgery: experience in a hospital .Miserikorudia,Italy (108th Annual Meeting of the Japan Surgical Society scheduled times.Noh Yasumitsu Taira, Giulianotti PC, Palep JH, Norihiko Ishikawa, Kenji Omura, Go Watanabe.Japanese Journal of Surgery 109 (extra edition _2), 717, 20080425
  • Palep JH:Commentary: live telecast surgery on shaky ground.Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol VIII No 4, Oct-Dec 2011,245
  • Bhandarwar AH, Kasat GV, Palep JH, Shaikh TA, Bakshi GD, Nichat PD:Impact of Nissen’s fundoplication on response of disease specific symptoms and quality of life.Updates surgery. 2013 Mar;65(1):35-41
  • Palep JH, Mistry S, Abhaya Kumar, Munshi M, Puranik M, Pednekar A:Robotic excision of of a pre-coccygeal nerve root tumor.Journal of minimal access Surgery 2015:Jan-Mar;Vol-11;1, 103
  • Palep JH, Wagh HD, Goel R, Pednekar A:Initial experience of robotic surgery with low CO2 pneumoperitoneaum pressure.Obesity Surgery, Vol 23
  • Palep JH, Mistry S, Bhandarwar AH:Banded Sleeve gastrectomy (laparoscopic &robotic)- Early results and patient outcomes. A 2 year data.Obesity Surgery, August 2014, Vol 24             
  • Review article

  • Joshi R.M., Palep JH, Sayyed S., Mehta S.:Hepatic Resection: an insight.Indian J Surg 2005;67: 13-20.
  • Bhatia P, Palep JH: New frontiers in Laparoscopic surgery: Robotic surgery.JIMSA July - September 2007 Vol. 20 No. 3, 239-241.
  • Palep JH :Day care robotic surgery.Bombay hospital journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2008.
  • Palep JH:Robotic assisted minimally invasive surgery. J Min Access Surg 2009;5:1-7
  • Case Reports

  • Pandya J.S., Rege J.D., Desai N.K., Palep JH: Tuberculosis of the male breast mimicking as malignancy - a rare presentation.Indian Practitioner May 2000,vol- 53; no.5: 364-365
  • Pandya J.S., Desai N.K., Palep JH: Gall bladder perforation mimicking acute cholecystitis.Bombay Hospital Journal 2000;vol- 42;3: 527-528.
  • Pandya J.S., Palep JH, Shinkre N.B., Patil N.N, Palan V.A.:Tuberculosis of the biliary tract - a rare presentation.Indian Journal of Surgery. 2003; 65: 440-441. 
  • Telang PS, Palep JH, Joshi RM:Sponataneous perforation of the common bile duct in an adult.Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2009:514-515
  • Palep JH, Telang PS, Joshi RM: Intra-abdominal CSF Pseudocyst: A Rare Entity.Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2009: 541-542 
  • Bhandarwar AH, Shaikh TA, Borisa AD, Palep JH, Patil AS, Manke AA:Primary neuroendocrine tumor of the left hepatic duct: A case report with review of the literature.Case reports in surgery, 2012; 2012:786432.doi:10.1155/2012/786432
  • Palep JH, Mistry S, Abhaya Kumar, Munshi M, Puranik M, Pednekar A:Robotic excision of a pre-coccygeal nerve root tumor.Journal of minimal access surgery 11(1):103-5; January 2015
  • Palep J H, Khandelwal N K, Kahale P, Singhal T:Mal-Absorptive Bariatric Procedure Causing Keshan’s Disease, Advances in Obesity, Weight Management & Control.
  • Palep JH, Kumaran V, Khandelwal Nidhi Khandelwal:Simultaneous Living donor liver transplant with sleeve gastrectomy for metabolic syndrome and NASH-related ESLD- First report from India, published in Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, April 2017.