Prof. Tehemton E Udwadia

Prof. Tehemton E Udwadia
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Emeritus Professor of Surgery Grant Medical College & J.J. Hospital, Consultant Surgeon P D Hinduja Hospital, Head Department of Minimal Access Surgery P D Hinduja Hospital, Head Department of Surgery Breach Candy Hospital, Senior Consultant Surgeon Parsee General Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Minimal Access Surgery, G I and Hepatobilliary Surgery, Hernia repair, Making surgery safer. Bringing surgical advance to the economically underprivileged (40% of Indians live below poverty line), Surgical Education.

Positions Held

Past President; Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Society of G.I. Endoscopy, Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia, International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons, International College of Surgeons. Founder President Indian Association of G.I. Endoscopic Surgeons. On Editorial Board of British Journal of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, International Surgery, National Medical Journal of India, and several other National and International Journals. Chairman / Editor Indian Journal of Surgery, Editor in Chief Journal of Minimal Access Surgery.

Hunterian Professor Royal College of Surgeons of England, Visiting Professor Several Universities in India and abroad. Examiner in Surgery several Universities in India and abroad for MS, MCh, DNB, FRCS. Awardee Dr. B C Roy National Award, Padmashree National Award, Order of the British Empire.


Affiliated to 28 Surgical/ Medical Academic Associations and Societies. Conferred Honorary Membership. Japan Section, International College of Surgeons (1985). College of Surgeons of Brazil (1990). Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopy (1993). International College of Surgeons (1994). Nepal College of Surgeons (1995). Association of Rural Surgeons of India (2005). The German Society of Visceral (Abdominal) Surgery (2006). Honorary Fellow American College of Surgeons (2010)


Over 90 publications in National and International Journals on subjects ranging from Myocardial Revascularization, Hydrocephalus Ascites, Abdominal Tuberculosis, Surgical Jaundice, Flexible Endoscopy, Laparoscopy. Contributing author to 24 books on Surgery published in India, UK, USA, Japan, Spain, Hong Kong.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Oxford University Press 1991. Second Edition 1993. Laparoscopic Surgery in Developing Countries Jaypee Publishers 1997. One World, One People, One Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy 2001, 15:337-343. Surgical Care for the Poor: Indian J Surg 2003; 65:504:50. Surgical Training In India World J. Surg (2008).

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