Dr Nandakishore Dukkipati



July 2004 – September 2005
Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric surgery at U.T.Southwestern, Dallas, TX

July 2004 – September 2005
Fellowship in Gastro Intestinal & Endocrine surgery at U.T. Southwestern, Dallas, TX

October 1998 – June 2004
Residency in General Surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY

April 1998 – October 1998
Research Fellow at Harlem Hospital Center, NY

September 1996 – August 1997
Research Fellow at Jackson Memorial hospital, Miami, FL

September 1994 – February 1996
House Surgeon at J.S.S. Medical College, Mysore, India

July 1989 – July 1994
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery at J.S.S.Medical College, Mysore, India

February 2007
Board certified, American Board of Surgery


May 2011 – Present
Chief Surgeon & Managing Director, LivLife Hospitals Pvt. Ltd
Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

December 2008 – April 2011
Director – Bariatric Surgery, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad

November 2007 – Nov 2008
Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, KY
Practice – Bariatric & Advanced Laparoscopic surgery

Aug 2006 to August 2007
Great River Medical Center, Blytheville, AR
Chairman – Department of Surgery

Sept 2005 to Sept 2007
Great River Medical Center, Blytheville, AR
Practice -General / Laparoscopic / Bariatric surgery

July 2004 to Sept 2005
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Faculty – Laparoscopic / Bariatric surgery

Sept 2004 to Sept 2005
University of Texas, Dallas
Clinical Instructor – Laparoscopic Colectomy course

July 2004 to September 2005
University of Texas, Dallas
Clinical Instructor – Advanced Laparoscopic skills

Sept 2004 to Sept 2005
U.T.Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Clinical Instructor – Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Mini-Fellowship


Laparoscopic Gastric Band procedure (Realize & Lap Band)

Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve procedure

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass procedure

Laparoscopic revision of Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Intra gastric Balloon placement (BIB), Endoscopic


July 2013
Chair person – ACMOMS, Hyderabad, India
Panel discussion on complications of Bariatric surgery

June 2013
Chair Person – Gastric Bypass surgery – Primer
Global Hospitals, Hyderabad, India

July 2012
Member – Ethicon Endo-surgery Energy Council
Chair person – ACMOMS
Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery, New Delhi, India

April 2012
Robotics in Surgery – symposium
Biocrats National Consultation for promoting research in instrumentation and robotics for surgery, Pune, India

Rotary Club International – Recognition for outstanding contribution in Bariatric Surgery

March 2012
Chair Person – 3D Lapcon, Bariatrics, SILS & Beyond
Revisional Bariatric Surgery – video presentation
Association of Surgeons of India, Gurgaon, India

October 2011
Chair person – ACMOMS
Asian Consensus Meeting on Complications in Bariatric Surgery, Amritsar, Punjab, India

August 2010
Chair person – ACMOMS
Asian Consensus Meeting on Revisional Bariatrics, Goa, India

Organizing Chairman
As a Matter of Fat – Multidisciplinary conference on Obesity and co morbidities, Hyderabad, India

April 2008
Weight loss with Gastric Band – International presentation
OSSI Conference, Kolkata, India

August 2007
Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery
International symposium, ELSA, Hyderabad, India

August 2007
Complications of Bariatric Surgery
International symposium, ELSA, Hyderabad, India

October 2005
Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery – Comprehensive view
Arkansas North-eastern College, Blytheville, AR

August 2005
Under-sizing with Gastric Band – Multi-disciplinary presentation
U.T.Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Gastric Band Prolapse – Learning curve, A single institution, Multi surgeon experience
U.T. Southwestern, Dallas, TX SAGES

Gastric Band Prolapse – Learning curve, A single institution, Multi surgeon experience
U.T. Southwestern, Dallas, TX SAGES

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric banding. A single institution experience with the Lap Band at 2 ½ years
U.T. Southwestern, Dallas, TX, SAGES

Laparoscopic Adjustable gastric banding in patients 60 years of age and older.
Dallas, Texas, SAGES

Percutaneous tracheostomy, A safe bed side alternative
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, NY

Abdominal compartment pressure in post-op patients

TRAM Flap vs. Implant; Benefits & pitfalls


Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS)

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

American Medical Association (AMA)

Obesity Surgeons Society of India (OSSI)

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)


Mini Gastric Bypass course with Dr. Rutledge, Indore, India

Robotic Hands on training course, Ethicon Institute, Chennai, India

Fobi Ring course with Dr. Mal Fobi, Indore, India

August 2009
The Bioenterics Intra-gastric (BIB) Balloon system certification, Hong Kong

September 30th, 2008
Performed first Single Access Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Kentucky State, Hardin Memorial Hospital, E-town, KY

Single Access Laparoscopic & Natural Orifice Surgery (NOTES) Training, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio

Endo-gastric procedures – Esophyx & Stomaphyx Training, Memphis, TN

April 5th & May 20th , 2008
Realize Gastric band – certification and Proctorship, Dr. Thomas Sonnenstein (Proctor)

December 2006
Mammosite Ultrasound guided Breast Biopsy Course,(Dr. Berry) Memphis, TN

October 2006
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy course, American College of Surgeons, Chicago

May 2006
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia repair course, Davol. U.S.A

May 2005
Laparoscopic Radio frequency Ablation course, U.T.Southwestern Medical Center

November 2004
Laparoscopic Colectomy course, U.T.Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

May 2003
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair course, Montefiore Med. Ctr, NY

April 2003
Prolene hernia system course, St.Mary’s Hospital, Miami, FL
Laparoscopic splenectomy workshop, Montefiore Medical Center, NY

Nov 2002
Advanced sonography & FAST certification, Montefiore Medical Center, NY

July 2002
Laparoscopic colectomy course, Montefiore Medical Center, NY

Nov 2001
Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication course, Montefiore Medical Center, NY

Oct 2001
Advanced laparoscopy skills-Top Gun course, North shore Medical Center, NY


Volunteer during Plague out break, India, 1994

Volunteer health provider during 9/11 Terrorist attack, NY