Dr. Ramen Goel’s summary of training and qualifications
- Completed a six-month postgraduate course in gastrointestinal surgery at the University of Vienna, Austria
- Fellow of Surgery, the International College of Surgeons, Chicago, USA
- Completed an intensive training in ileal transposition surgeries for thin diabetics in Brazil
- Honorary Fellow in Advanced (Bariatric) Surgery, the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES)
- Completed the Children and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Training Program in Cincinnati, USA
- Trained in robotic application in surgeries in Buffalo, USA
- Recipient, ‘Surgeon of Excellence’ certification from the US-based Surgical Review Corporation
Dr. Ramen Goel started his laparoscopy surgical practice in Mumbai in 1993 after he completed a six-month postgraduate course in gastrointestinal surgery at the University of Vienna in Austria. Upon his return to Mumbai, he was appointed by the state government as honorary assistant professor of surgery at Grant Medical College & JJ Group of Hospitals and was tasked to train hundreds of surgical postgraduates. In 1998, he went to Brazil and trained in ileal transposition surgeries for thin diabetics and in 1999, he became interested in bariatric surgery and completed relevant training to enhance his skills in this field. Later on, he became instrumental in the setting up of bariatric surgery departments of several hospitals in India including Bombay Hospital, the largest private hospital in the area.
Being the first to perform the first gastric band and banded gastric bypass in India, Dr. Goel is recognized as one of the pioneers of laparoscopy surgery in India. He is also the first Indian bariatric surgeon to receive the ‘Surgeon of Excellence’ certification from the US-based Surgical Review Corporation.
Recognizing his surgical expertise and experience, he was conferred as a fellow of surgery by the US-based International College of Surgeons in 1999. He was also conferred honorary fellowship in advanced bariatric surgery by the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons in recognition of all his contribution to this field.
Committed to further enhancing his skills, Dr. Goel trained in robotic surgery at Rothmans Hospital in Buffalo, USA, in 2012. Today, he has performed countless surgeries that have helped thousands of individuals including Bollywood celebrities and top corporate executives in the country.
The Centre for Metabolic Surgery, a Joint Commission International-accredited medical facility established in 2000 by Dr. Ramen Goel, is a premier bariatric and metabolic surgical centre located in Mumbai, India. Throughout its 14 years of operation, it has continuously provided safe surgical procedures performed with utmost care and compassion. CMS, which features world-class facilities, advanced medical technologies, and state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, specializes in standard bariatric procedures, such as gastric bypass and sleeve band, but also provides mini-lap bariatric surgeries, robotic bariatric surgery, adolescent bariatric surgery, and metabolic surgeries for thin diabetics. The centre’s medical director, Dr. Ramen Goel is a highly trained gastrointestinal surgeon with 30 years of experience. He is a fellow of the International College of Surgeons (USA) and the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons. He is recognized as one of the pioneers of laparoscopic surgery in India. He performed the first gastric band and banded gastric bypass surgery in the country. He is also the first Indian bariatric surgeon to receive the ‘Surgeon of Excellence’ certification from the US-based Surgical Review Corporation. Due to CMS’s commitment to excellence as well as to ensuring patient safety and satisfaction, the centre is highly trusted in India. It has also become known in the international arena and for more than a decade, it has been receiving a large number of international patients from countries such as the UK, USA, Africa, and the United Arab Emirates who want to take advantage of the centre’s world-class facilities and state-of-the-art equipment without spending a fortune.