With more than 35 years of experience and lift-time achievement awards, Dr. Pradeep Chowbey has Completed 70,000 major Lap procedures. He has received a large number of awards which includes Padmashree Awarded by the President of India, Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa), Honorary Surgeon to The President of India and Honorary Surgeon to Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). Dr. Pradeep Chowbey belongs to the cadre of the pioneer laparoscopic surgeons in India. One of the first to perform Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in North India, he has graphed his career with singular determination to develop, evaluate and propagate Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in India. The advent of Laparoscopic surgery with his hands became a point in India’s medical history. Dr. Chowbey established the Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 1996, which was the first of its kind in the Asian subcontinent. His Institute at Max Healthcare is the First Centre to receive the Center of excellence accreditations in India for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Hernia surgery by Surgical review Corporation, USA (2010). The center is also recognized and acknowledged as a Global Centre of Excellence in the field of Endosurgery.