Dr Mahidhar Valeti

Dr Mahidhar Valeti
Director & HOD- Laparoscopy & Bariatric Surgery

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Dr. Mahidhar Valeti is the Director& HOD- Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery at Continental Hospitals. He is an eminent surgical gastroenterologist and laparoscopic surgeon and is among the pioneers of bariatric surgery in the country. He has performed thousands of various weight reduction procedures like Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass. For his immense experience and academic excellence, Dr. Mahidhar is a much sought after speaker at various national and international conferences as Faculty & Guest Speaker. His passion of eradicating obesity led him to initiate OBECURE Foundation- a trust which works towards raising awareness about obesity and its associated health problems. For his contributions in over 20 years of experience, Dr. Mahidhar was recently awarded as Legend of the Year in Laparoscopy & Bariatric Surgery at Times of India Healthcare Achieverís Awards. He is also the Examiner for Royal College of Surgeons, England for MRCS & FRCS exams.

Dr. Mahdihar has presented numerous papers in conferences held in India and abroad, and is a member of several associations like OSSI (Obesity Surgeons of India), ASI (Association of Surgeons of India), IMA (Indian Medical Association), SAGES ( Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons), ASGBI (Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland), Founder Member of AMASI (Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India), Founder Member of AIAARO (All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity).


Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery


Director & HOD- Laparoscopy & Bariatric Surgery


  • MBBS: Guntur Medical College, Guntur.
  • MS (Gen Surgery): Guntur Medical College, Guntur.
  • FRCS: Royal College of Surgeons, England
  • FRCS: Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

Areas Of Interest

  • Bariatric Surgery
    • Gastric Band
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Gastric Bypass
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
    • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    • Laparoscopic Removal of Gall Bladdder Stones
    • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures such as Nissenís Fundoplication, Hellerís Myotomy and more


MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery)