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Dr. Mahesh Chikkachannappa

Sr. Consultant - General, Gastrointestinal, Laser Proctology, Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

MBBS, MS, DMAS FALS (Robotic surgery), FIAGES, FIAS, FMBS (Bariatric & Metabolic surgery), MBA Health care Management

With an illustrious career spanning 24 years, Dr. Mahesh Channappa stands as a seasoned expert in various surgical domains. Currently serving as the Senior Consultant and Professor in General, Gastrointestinal, Laser Proctology, Laparoscopic, and Bariatric Surgery at Aster CMI Hospital Hebbal, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role.

Previously, Dr. Channappa held the position of Senior Consultant Surgeon at Columbia Asia Hospital (now renamed Manipal Hospital) Hebbal, Bangalore. He has also contributed his skills as a consultant in General Surgery at Mallya Hospital for three years. Additionally, his four-year tenure in the United Kingdom allowed him to garner diverse experience, including training in General Surgery, GI, Urology, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Trauma, and Emergency.

As a member of esteemed organizations such as the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI), the Association of Surgeons of India, and The Obesity Surgeons Society of India, Dr. Channappa demonstrates his commitment to staying at the forefront of surgical advancements.

Dr. Channappa's expertise spans a wide range of surgical disciplines, including Upper GI, Colorectal, Vascular, Laparoscopic, and Robotic Surgeries. His proficiency extends to routine and challenging surgical procedures, with specific interests in complex hernia repair, laparoscopic and robotic gall bladder surgeries, small bowel and colon surgeries, Fundoplication for Reflux disorder, Bariatric and metabolic surgeries, and Laser proctology for conditions like Haemorrhoids, Fistulas, Anal fissures, and Pilonidal sinuses.

An esteemed academician, Dr. Channappa currently holds the position of Professor and Mentor for Postgraduates in General Surgery at Aster CMI Hospital Bangalore. Beyond his impressive professional achievements, he is recognized as a skilled surgeon, a composed and witty clinician, and a valuable team leader in the field of surgery.

Area of expertise
  • Robotic and Laparoscopic GI Surgeries
  • Routine and Complex Gall Bladder, Small Bowel & Colorectal Surgeries
  • Laparoscopic/Robotic Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgeries
  • Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
  • Laser Proctology Surgeries
Awards and recognitions
  • Dr. Channappa has achieved success in performing advanced procedures such as single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomies and Sleeve gastrostomies. His proficiency in these minimally invasive techniques showcases his commitment to adopting cutting-edge approaches for the benefit of his patients.
  • Dr. Channappa is not just a skilled surgeon but also an active participant in various academic and promotional endeavors. He has presented papers and talks at local surgical society bodies both in India and abroad. His engagement in academic discourse highlights his commitment to sharing knowledge and staying at the forefront of surgical advancements.
  • Recognizing his prowess in communication and depth of knowledge, Dr. Channappa has been honored with awards for his speeches on various surgery topics. These accolades underscore his ability to convey complex surgical concepts in a compelling and informative manner, contributing to the wider understanding of surgical advancements.
  • Dr. Channappa's commitment to staying abreast of the latest developments in the field is evident through his regular attendance at conferences. Whether within India or abroad, he actively participates in conferences to absorb the latest research findings, technological advancements, and surgical innovations. This commitment to continuous learning ensures that he provides his patients with the most up-to-date and effective surgical solutions.