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Bhushan Chittawadagi


Medical Registration Number: 135551, Tamilnadu Medical Council

Marital Status: Married, Spouse: M. D. Pathology

Nationality: Indian

Date of Birth: 25th December 1983


  • MBBS (2002 – 2008) including one year of rotating internship.
    Institute: Shri B M Patil Medical College, Vijayapur, Karnataka, India
    University: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • MS – GENERAL SURGERY (2010 – 2013)
    Institute: Dr Vaishampayan Memorial government medical college, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
    PG Guide: Prof M M Litake
    University: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
    Institute: Gem Hospital & Research Centre, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India,
    PG Guide: Prof. C Palanivelu.
    University: National Board of Examinations, Delhi


Designation Department Year Institute
Consultant Surgical gastroenterology April 2018 – present Gem Hospital & Research Centre, Chennai, Tamil nadu, India
Super specialty Registrar Surgical gastroenterology April 2015 – April-2018 Gem Hospital & Research Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil nadu, India
Assistant Professor General Surgery August 2013 – February 2015 Sree Mookambika Institute Of Medical Sciences Kulasekaram Tamil Nadu
Assistant Professor General Surgery July 2013 – July 2014 Dr Vaishampayan Memorial government medical college, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
Post graduate Trainee General Surgery May 2010– May 2013 Dr Vaishampayan Memorial government medical college, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
Junior Resident Pulmonary and chest TB April 2008- April 2009 Shri B M Patil Medical College, Vijayapur, Karnataka, India
Internship Rotating Internship April 2007 –April 2008 Shri B M Patil Medical College, Vijayapur, Karnataka, India


  • Presently, Dr.Bhushan is working as a consultant in division of Upper GI Surgery, Bariatric Surgery & Minimal access surgery, Gem Hospital & Research centre, Chennai, Tamil nadu, India.
  • Dr.Bhushan’s career has combined research, education and clinical care. His clinical areas of expertise are on the both the cancerous and non-cancerous disorders of the esophagus and stomach.
  • Non-cancerous disorders such as the treatment and diagnosis of GERD, Barrett’s esophagus, achalasia, hiatal hernia and paraesophageal hernia among others.
  • Cancerous disease of esophagus and stomach as squamous call carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, GIST, Neuroendocrine carcinoma.
  • Dr. Bhushan has extensive experience with new technologies with special interest in advanced Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery including robotic surgery & utilizes technology to benefit his patients so they may enjoy life better.
  • He cherish another field of interest in Laparoscopic Gall bladder surgery and hernia surgery such Groin hernias, complex ventral hernias & abdominal wall reconstruction surgery.
  • His other clinical skills include diagnostic endoscopies and colonoscopies with ability for basic interventional endoscopies such as biopsies, polypectomies and stent removal.
  • He is academically strong with 15 publications in major PUBMED indexed national and international journals, and 7 national/international awards for his academic contributions


  • Recipient of KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards 2021, awarded by Vattikutti foundation, Detroit, United states.
  • Best video award for “Robotic McKeown’s esophagectomy with Total 2F Lymphadenectomy in locally advanced Mid Thoracic SCC” in an Annual international Conference, ACRLS 2020, Nov 27-28, Seoul, South Korea, jointly organized by Asia Pacific association of Robotic surgeons and Korean association of Robotic surgeons.
  • Best video award for “Robotic McKeown’s esophagectomy” in Annual Conference of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (India Chapter) CRSA IND 2020.
  • Best paper award for “Laparoscopic palliative cervical esophageal bypass for carcinoma esophagus with TEF” in International conference on complex & rare cases in esophagus and stomach, ICES – 2019.
  • Best paper award for “Laparoscopic D2-Gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer: surgical and long-term oncological outcomes” in 13th international congress of AMASICON-2018.
  • Best poster Award for “Predictors of malignancy in Chronic calcific pancreatitis with head mass” in IASGCON-2017.
  • Bursary award from the prestigious India association of surgical gastroenterologist for IASGCON 2017.


  • Bhushan Chittawadagi, Sunil Nayak, R Parthasarathi, Chinnusamy Palanivelu et al. Laparoscopic D2 Gastrectomy in Advanced Gastric Cancer: Postoperative outcomes & Long-term survival analysis. Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery. Accepted, Awaiting publication. Feb 2021.
  • Shankar B, Bhushan Chittawadagi, Parthasarathi R, C Palanivelu. Propensity matched analysis of short term oncological and perioperative outcomes following robotic and thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy for carcinoma esophagus- the first Indian experience. Journal of Robotic Surgery. Accepted, Awaiting publication. Jan 2021
  • Chittawadagi B, Senthilnathan P, Palanivelu C. Chronic encysted giant seroma post‐ventral hernia repair masquerading as peritoneal cyst and its laparo‐seroscopic management: A case report and literature review. J Minim Access Surg.2020 Sep 15. doi: 10.4103/jmas. JMAS_117_20. Online ahead of print.
  • Parthasarathi, Sharma Dhawal, Bhushan Chittawadagi, Chinnusamy Palanivelu et al. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour of stomach: Feasibility of laparoscopic resection in large lesions and its long-term outcomes. J Minim Access Surg. 2020 Feb 26. doi: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_311_18.
  • Chittawadagi B, Senthilnathan P, Jankar SV, Palanivelu C et al. Laparoscopic Roux-en Y duodenojejunostomy: A safe and physiological treatment for symptomatic annular pancreas in adults. J Min Access Surg 2020;16:121-5.
  • Senthilnathan Palanisamy, Bhushan Chittawadagi, Palanivelu Chinnusamy et al. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of Colon Mimicking Advanced Malignancy: Report of Two Cases with Review of Literature. Indian J Surg (2020).
  • Subbiah Rajapandian, Chittawadagi Bhushan, Chinnusamy Palanivelu et al. Single incision multiport versus conventional laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: A matched comparison. J Minim Access Surg 2018 Jan-Mar;14(1):44-51.
  • Palanivelu Chinnusamy, Sumanta Dey, Bhushan Chittawadagi et al. First robotic pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy for Frantz’s tumour in an adolescent girl. J Minim Access Surg 2018 May 4. Epub 2018 May 4.
  • R Parthsarathi, Samrat V Jankar, Bhushan Chittawadgi, C Palanivelu et al. “Laparoscopic management of symptomatic residual appendicular tip: A rare case report.,” Journal of minimal access surgery, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 154–156.
  • S. Rajapandian, Samrat V. Jankar, Darshan S. Nayak, Bhushan Chittawadgi, C. Palanivelu et al. Laparoscopic management of ‘Y-shaped’ gallbladder duplication with review of literature. J Minim Access Surg. 2017 Jul-Sep; 13(3): 231–233.
  • Rajapandian S, Jankar SV, Chittawadgi B, C. Palanivelu et al. Laparoscopic excision of rare case of recurrent presacral teratoma. Journal of minimal access surgery. 2017 Oct;13(4):315
  • S. Palanisamy, B Chittawadagi, P Chinnusamy et al. Changing pattern of Laparoscopic internal drainage of pancreatic pseudocyst in the era of endoscopy: Experience from a tertiary centre in south India. HPB, volume 18, supplement 1, e339, 2016. DOI:
  • Chittawadgi B B, Mhetre S C, Chittawadgi B B, A morphometric analysis of diameter of blood vessels in relation to degree of eosinophils and basophils (mast cells) infiltration for analysis of severity and prognosis of acute appendicitis. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2016;3(3):463-469
  • Jaykar R D, Kasabe P, Bhushan C, Kamble P H. Giant Retroperitoneal Lipoma: A Case Report and Review. MedPulse – International Journal of General Surgery; 1(1): 12-14.
  • Jaykar R D, Jadhav S C, Bhushan C, Kamble P H. Compound and Multiple intussusceptions caused by inverted Meckel’s diverticulum: A rare case report. Indian Journal of Basic & Applied Medical Research; June 2013: Issue-7, Vol.-2, P. 655-659.