Dr. Prabhu N Nesargikar

Dr. Prabhu N Nesargikar

Dr. Prabhu N Nesargikar

QualificationMBBS, MRCS (RCSEng), MA (Medical Education), MD (Research), MFSTEd (RCSEd), FRCS (RCSEd), CCT (UK)

Specialities Surgical Oncology

Locations HCG Cancer Center - KR BLR
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Dr. Prabhu Nesargikar is a highly experienced surgical oncologist, and his expertise lies in bariatric surgery, surgical gastroenterology, and advanced endoscopic surgery. He specialises in the management of all major GI malignancies, namely esophageal cancers, stomach cancer, small intestine cancer, and colorectal cancer, along with peritoneal malignancies. He takes a holistic approach to treatment and is committed to providing the best possible care for his patients.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Prabhu Nesargikar is a Consultant in GI (Gastrointestinal) and Peritoneal Cancer Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, and Surgical Gastroenterology
  • He is the Clinical lead for Lifestyle, Obesity, and GI Care (LOGIC) by HCG, and leads the Preventive Oncology programme
  • International pedigree of more than 18 years having trained exclusively in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and S. Korea, and was a former Assoc Consultant in Surgery at National University Hospital, Singapore.
  • Dr. Prabhu is one of the select few surgeons who offer a comprehensive approach to gastro-intestinal cancers (Esophagus, Stomach, Intestine, Colon, Rectum) from organ-preserving endoscopic surgery to minimally invasive surgeries (laparoscopic and robotic)
  • He is experienced in Peritoneal Cancer treatment including multiorgan cytoreductive surgery and PIPAC, IP Chemotherapy, and HIPEC Surgeries
  • He is also well-versed in Bariatric surgery and other comprehensive weight loss treatments including intragastric balloons, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy/gastric bypass surgery
  • He is JAG (UK) certified endoscopist and proficient in daycare endoscopy procedures like Colonoscopy, Upper GI endoscopy, EMR/ ESD for small tumors, PEG Tube insertions, and endoscopic stenting procedures                              

Research & Publications

  • Sewanti L, Patil D, Akolkar D, Srivastava N, Patil R, Apurva S, Patil S, John J, Gosavi R, Nesargikar P et al.
  • Response to Pazopanib-based Combination Regimen in a Case of FGFR3 Amplified Gastric Adenocarcinoma. Clinical Case Reports 2021
  • STARSurg Collaborative. Critical care usage after major gastrointestinal and liver surgery: a prospective, multicentre observational study.Br J Anaesth. 2019 Jan; 122(1):42-50.
  • EUROSURG Collaborative. Body mass index and complications following major gastrointestinal surgery: a prospective, international cohort study and meta-analysis. Colorectal Dis. 2018 Aug; 20(8):O215-O225.
  • STARSurg Collaborative. Safety of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Major Gastrointestinal Surgery: A Prospective, Multicenter Cohort Study. World J Surg 2017; 41(1): 47-55.
  • Khalid U, Gilda Pino-Chavez, Nesargikar P, Jenkins RH, Bowen T, Fraser DJ, Chavez RC. Kidney ischemia reperfusion injury in the rat: the EGTI scoring system as a valid and reliable tool for histological assessment.
  • Journal of Histology & Histopathology 2016 3:1
  • STARSurg Collaborative. A multicentre prospective cohort study of body mass index and postoperative complications following gastrointestinal surgery. Br J Surg 2016; 103(9): 1157-72.Nesargikar PN, S

Medical Breakthrough

  • Dr. Prabhu is the recipient of several awards of accolades including the prestigious “Young Investigator Award” at ESOT Congress, Belgium for his research, and has won awards at the Japanese and Korean Cancer Congress     He is a Surgical Tutor in the ChM Surgical Teaching Programme, University of Edinburgh.
  • He topped the National interviews in the United Kingdom to enter the higher specialist training in NHS
  • He is a member of multiple reputed international and national associations like IASO, IAGES, OSSI, IFSO, AUGIS, and ASI.
  • Dr. Prabhu has authored a good number of publications International journals, and chapters in the medical school curriculum 

Awards & Accolades

  • Dr. Prabhu is a UK-Board Certified Surgeon with CCT ( Certificate of Completion of Training) from the General Medical Council    
  • He has attended Gastric Cancer Masterclass Fellowship Programme at SNUH, S.Korea
  • Dr. Prabhu has obtained Fellowship- FRCS from RCS, Edinburgh, and MRCS from RCS, England    
  • He was awarded MD for his research from Cardiff University, UK     He was awarded an MA degree in Medical Education from Keele University, UK 
  • He has completed Leadership and Management programme from NHS, Scotland, and is a strong advocate of ‘Patient safety and Human Factors’ in Surgery’                              

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