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


HCG Cancer Centre - K. R. Road, Bengaluru


19 Years

  • Dr. Prabhu serves as Consultant –GI and Peritoneal Oncosurgeon, Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology   
  • He is the clinical lead for Lifestyle, Obesity and GI Care (LOGIC) by HCG     
  • International pedigree having trained exclusively in UK (CCT), Singapore and S. Korea for GI and Peritoneal Cancer, Bariatric and Endoscopic Surgery 
  • He was former Assoc Consultant in Upper GI Cancer and Bariatric Surgery at National University Hospital, Singapore. 
  • Dr. Prabhu is one of the select few surgeons who offer a comprehensive approach to gastro-intestinal cancers, from organ-preserving endoscopic surgery to minimally invasive surgeries (laparoscopic and robotic) with results on par with international standards.
  • He is experienced in peritoneal cancer treatment including PIPAC, IP Chemotherapy and HIPEC Surgeries
  • He is also well-versed in bariatric surgery and other comprehensive weight loss treatments like intragastric balloons, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass. 
  • His also an expert in performing endoscopic/ Scarless surgery including EMR/ESD for early cancers in the GI tract, RFA treatment for Barrett's, POEM for achalasia 
  • He is experienced in performing minimally invasive surgeries for hernia and gallbladder along with abdominal wall reconstruction surgeries for complex hernias, as well. 
  • Dr. Prabhu has so far handled more than 1000 cases.
  • Dr. Prabhu is the recipient of several awards of accolades including the prestigious “Young Investigator Award” at ESOT Congress, Belgium and awards at Japan and Korean Congress. 
  • He topped at the national interviews in United Kingdom to enter the higher specialist training at Edinburgh, UK. 
  • He is a member of multiple reputed associations like IFSO, OSSI, ISDE, AUGIS and ASI. 
  • Dr. Prabhu has authored a good number of publications for international journals
  • He had MD awarded for his research thesis on renal ischemia-reperfusion injuries from Cardiff University. 
  • He has presented more than 100 papers in various conferences around the world and has been an organising member of conferences in Singapore and the UK. 
  • Member of Faculty of Surgical Trainers at Royal College, Edinburgh and is a tutor on the ChM Surgical Teaching Programme, University of Edinburgh. 
  • He has completed Leadership and Management programme from NHS, Scotland and is a strong advocate for ‘Patient safety and Human Factors’ in Surgery.
  • Sewanti L, Patil D, Akolkar D, Srivastsava N, Patil R, Apurwa 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 ischaemia 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. 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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