Dr. Ashish Bhanot, Senior Surgical Gastroenterologist, and Bariatric Surgeon are one of the pioneers of Needloscopic, relatively pain and scar free technique, bariatric and day care bariatric surgery in India. His professional experience is immense with his being a chief consultant and head Laparoscopic General, GI and Obesity Surgery at various prestigious National & International Institutions. He has been associated with various reputed corporate hospitals including Wockhardt Hospitals, Columbia Asia Hospital, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Fortis Hospital, BLK Hospital, Moolchand and Nova Specialty Surgery. Dr. Ashish Bhanot recognizes and acknowledges the increasing prevalence of obesity in India and with singular determination he has been promoting treatment of obesity with surgery. His academic pursuits are several and to name a few he has been engaged as honorary professor and associate professor teaching general surgery and minimal access surgery to undergraduate and postgraduate students at various medical colleges across India. Dr. Ashish Bhanot is a faculty for bariatric surgery at web med central, web-based journals. His passion for surgery has to lead him to author many original research papers in reputed national and international journals. He is also an editor and faculty with many web-based journals on obesity surgery. Dr. Ashish Bhanot is on the expert panel of print and television media and he has conducted a number of talks educating the masses on obesity and other health related issues. His vision is the expansion of cost-effective safe Robotic Surgery and mission to make it accessible to people across the country.