Dr. Prabhu Nesargikar

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

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Dr. Prabhu Nesargikar


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


Surgical Oncology
Preventive Oncology
Gastrointestinal Oncology


HCG Cancer Centre - K. R. Road, Bengaluru


19 Years

  • 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
Training and Certifications
  • 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’
  • 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 
  • 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, Spiller B, Chavez RC. The Complement System: History, Pathways, Cascade, and inhibitors. Eur J of Micr Immuno 2012; 2:103–111
  • Nesargikar PN, Kaur V, Cocker DM, Lengyel J. Consenting for pelvic nerve injury in colorectal surgery: Need to address age and gender bias. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2010; 92: 391-4
  • Nesargikar PN. From student to tutor in Problem Based Learning: An unexplored avenue. BJMP 2010; 3:313
  • Pant M, Nesargikar PN, Cocker DM. Team Assessment Behaviour (TAB) as an assessment tool: A critical evaluation. BJMP 2009; 2:35-37
  • Harji DP, Jaunoo SS, Mistry P, Nesargikar PN. Immunoprophylaxis in Asplenic Patients. Int J Surg 009; 7: 421-3
  • Nesargikar PN, Granell M, Orme R, Hinwood D, Houghton A. Newton’s Law to the rescue: Therapeutic effects of gravity aiding the management of a migratory venous foreign body– A Case Report. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2009; 43: 406-9
  • Nesargikar PN, Jaunoo S. Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery – A review. Int J Surg 2009 Jun; 7:232-6.
  • Nesargikar PN, Ajith MK, Eyers PS, Nichols B, Chester JF. Lumbar Chemical Sympathectomy in Peripheral Vascular Disease- Does it still have a role? Int J Surg 2009; 7:145-9

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