Dr. Prasad K. Wagle
Department of Gastro Intestinal Surgery, Hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery


Dr. Wagle is associated with Lilavati Hospital for 17 years.He has large experience in the management of Obstructive jaundice, both benign & malignant over the last 27 years. He has experience of more than 1500 major Hepato- biliary & Pancreatic surgeries, including Liver resections for malignant & benign diseases, Hepatico-jejunostomies for benign & malignant bile duct strictures including those for post cholecystectomy bile duct injuries  Pancreatic debridement for necrosis, Whipple's Pancreaticoduodenectomies for Periampullary & pancreatic cancers including vascular resections & reconstructions, surgeries for chronic pancreatitis including head coring (Freys)  & The Beger’s procedures for inflammatory pancreatic head masses

Dr.Wagle graduated from T.N.Medical College & B.Y.L.Nair Hospital, Mumbai & completed his Masters from the same Institute in 1993.He worked as a Senior Registrar in G.I.Surgery at the same Institute for a year.He also joined the Tata Memorial Hospital in 1995 as a Registrar in Oncosurgery for a year.In 1996 he joined Nair Hospital again as a Lecturer and in 1998 he joined The University of Hamburg Hospital in Germany as a Clinical Fellow & worked in the Depts of Pancreatic & Liver units including transplant surgery.

In 2006 he received Fellowship in Living Donor Liver Transplantation from The Asan Medical Centre Seoul, Korea, which is the Largest LDLT program in the world. He has been a Visiting Fellow at Liver Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK in 2006.

He was the HOD of Liver Surgery at Nanavati Hospital from 2018-2019.

He has given lectures at various forums both National & International. He has been an Invited International faculty at Seoul, Shanghai & Melbourne for the International IHPBA congresses. He has also been part of workshops in demonstrating liver & pancreatic surgeries.

He has published more than 20 articles including around 10 in peer reviewed journals.

He has been one of the founder members of the Indian Chapter of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association – since 1997.

Area Of Interest

  • Liver & Pancreatic surgery for both benign & malignant diseases
  • Liver Transplantation.

Research Publications

  • Surgical Management of Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The first single-centre study from Western India. Accepted for publication in Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery.2020
  • Outcome Analysis of VARD in infected pancreatic necroses a single centre experience. Budkule D, Wagle P.K et al. Turk J Surg 2019, 35 (3) :214-222.
  • Diagnosis & Management of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma in the background of Chronic Pancreatitis : Core Issues. Wagle P.K et al. Dig Dis 2019
  • Intrapancreatic accessory spleen : An enigmatic entity. Chavan N, Wagle PK et al. BMC Case Rep 2019.
  • Autoimmune pancreatitis type 2 First report from India. Desai G, Wagle PK Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2017 Sep, Vol-11(9): PD17-PD18
  • Is revision surgery justified for symptomatic Pancreatico-Enteric anastomotic stenosis in long term survivors    following pancreaticoduodenectomy for malignancy? Wagle PK et al. Original article in J Gastrointest Surg (2017) 21:339-343.
  • Brunner gland adenoma masquerading as duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor with intussusception: case report. Desai G, Wagle PK. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig

  • Recurrent Choledochal cyst with pancreatitis – A rare indication for Whipples surgery – Case report & review of literature Reddy R, Wagle P K Annals of Internat-Nal Medical & Dental Research. 2016 vol 2 Issue 2, 36-38.
  • Brunneroma : A rare cause of Duodeno duodenal intususseption. Patankar AM, Wagle PK. Euroasian Journal of Hepato-Gastroenterology. Jan-June  2016, 6(1) 84-88.
  • Real‐time ultrasound: Key factor in identifying celiac artery compression syndrome. Tembey RA, Wagle PK . Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging / May 2015 / Vol 25 / Issue 2
  • Common Hepatic Duct Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma masquerading as cholangiocarcinoma. Sali Priyanka, Yadav Kamal, Wagle PK, Case reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine, vol 2016, article 4827050.
  • Duplication of the pancreatic duct- Diagnosis on MRCP, Research 2014: 1: 655 Kulkarni M, Wagle PK.
  • Synchronous hepatocellular carcinoma with renal cell carcinoma. A case report & review of literature. Indian J of Surg July 2012. Shetty G, Wagle PK et al.
  • Solitary pancreatic metastases from renal cell carcinoma : A case report from India and review of literature. Bhalla P, Wagle PK et al. Internet J of Med update 2012, January;7(1):62-5.
  • Ectopic pancreatic tissue mimicking ampullary tumor. Wagle PK et al. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2005  vol 24 no 6, pg 265-266.
  • Lymphoplasmacytic pancreatitis mimicking pancreatic cancer. Wagle PK et al. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2005  vol 24 no 2 pg 86-87.
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine tumors, Principles of Surgical management. Chapter written by Dr Prasad Wagle in “Textbook of HPB surgery current concepts” by Churchill Livingstone, Pg 233-243.
  •  Carcinom stomach in a patient with familial tylosis- a case report. Wagle PK et al. Indian journal of Gastroenterology, 2002, vol21 no 6, 227.
  • Hepatic resection for benign pathology. Wagle PK et al. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2002, vol 24 no 4, pg 157-158.
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary carcinoma. Wagle P.K, Joshi R.M, Mathur S.K. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2001, vol 20, no 2 : 53 – 55.
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy for metastatic colonic cancer- a series of 2 cases. Wagle P.K, Katrak M.P, Navadgi S.M, Tapia A.A, Joshi R.M. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2001, vol 20, no2 : 68 – 69.
  • Management of bile duct injuries – experience in a referral unit. Joshi R.M, Wagle P.K, et al. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology,2001, vol 20, no 3, 117 – 118.
  • Palliative surgery in malignant obstructive jaundice: prognostic indicators of early mortality. Shirahatti R.G, Wagle P.K, et al. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1997, vol 42 : 238 – 243.