Padmashri Dr D Y Patil - Operated, Sleeve Gastrectomy performed by Dr Shah in 2008 with excellent 12 year results. He is an educator and was a leader of the Indian National Congress from Maharashtra state. Former Governer of Bihar, Tripura and West Bengal. He is also the Founder of various educational institutes under the D Y PATIL University.
Hon. Dy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar - He is the current Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra State from the Nationalist Congress Party.
Madhukarrao Chavan : Politician from Maharashtra state. He was the cabinet Minister of Maharashtra Govt of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Fisheries Department. He is from the Indian National Congress. Dr Shashank Shah performed Laparoscopic Surgery for a Large Kidney Cancer in 2011. Now Mr Madhukarrao Chavanji is 82 years and the oldest candidate in Maharashtra. https://bit.ly/3eH3XDW
Dr Shah examining Madhukarrao Chavan after his surgery, looked on my the two eminent politicians Prithviraj Chavan, the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra and minister Harshavardhan Patil.
Udayanraje Bhosale : The current king of Satara, Chh. Udayanraje Bhonsale is the 13th descendant of Shivaji. He was a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and the Minister for Revenue of Maharashtra in the Bharatiya Janata Party government.
Girish Mahajan : He was the former Minister of Water Resources Medical Education and Irrigation for Maharashtra State. He is current MLA of Jamner.
Late Dr Patangrao Kadam : An educationist and the founder of Bharati Vidyapeeth University, held the Forest Ministry in the Maharashtra government.
Mandira Bedi : An Indian actress, fashion designer and television presenter turned fitness enthusiast With Dr Shashank Shah at the “FIT INDIA MOVEMENT” at IIM Ahemdabad.
Hon. Health Minister Rajesh Tope : He is the current Minister of Health, Maharashtra Government from Nationalist Congress Party.
Prakash Mehta : A senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who was the President for Mumbai BJP Unit. He was the member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for 6 consecutive terms.
Padmashri Anuradha Paudwal : Indian playback singer who works in Bollywood and the Marathi cinema. She is a recipient of the National Film Award and a four-time winner of the Filmfare Award. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2017.
A K Khan : An IPS officer and former Commissioner of Police of Hyderabad. He was the Director General of ACB in the newly formed Telangana State before retiring.
Rupatai Patil Nilangekar : Former Member of Parliament from Latur Constituency and is a member of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). She is the daughter-in-law of former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar. Her son Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar was appointed minister in BJP Government in Maharashtra in 2016.
Padmashri Prof. Dr Shashank Joshi : He is an endocrinologist, diabetologist and medical researcher. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014. He is the President of two important organizations, the Indian Academy of Diabetes and the Association of Physicians of India (API).
Dr Sanket Bhosale : He is a mimicry artist, actor, comedian, show anchor and a doctor. Dr Sanket with Dr Shashank Shah at LOC Healthcare LLP, where he attended a Physician Training Program on Obesity Management conducted by Dr Shasahnk Shah and Team LOC.
Dr Vivian Fonseca : He is Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Metairie, LA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. The ADA presents the Vivian Fonseca Award annually for research on Diabetes in Asia in honour of his contribution to the field of Diabetes. Dr Shashank Shah was presented the Vivian Fonseca Award at the 37th ADA Scientific Session where he was pictured with Dr Fonseca himself.
Sonalee Kulkarni : She is an Indian actress who mainly acts in Marathi and Bollywood films. She presented Dr Shashank Shah with Times Health Icon of the Year 2018.
Rajmata Kalpanaraje Bhosale : Princess of Surgana, Kalpanaraje got married to Pratapsinghraje Bhosale the then Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire, Satara. She is the mother of Udayanraje Bhosale, the 13th descendant of Shivaji.
Girish Bapat : He was the Cabinet Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Food and Drugs Administration, Parliamentary Affairs in Government of Maharashtra from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Prakash Javadekar : He is currently serving as the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. Dr Shah along with Prakashji Jawadekar and eminent doctors launching the Obesity Task Force at BEST 2018.
Imran Khan : Bollywood actor and the nephew of Aaamir Khan with Dr Shashank Shah at an event in Mumbai.
Hon Sharad Pawar : He is president of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) with over 50 years of public service. He holds a position of prominence in politics of India as well as the regional politics of Maharashtra. He was the Chief Minister of Maharashtra and has also been the Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Dsitribution, Minister of Defence and President of International Cricket Council.
Mrinal Kulkarni : She is an actor and director who has acted in both Marathi and Hindi TV serials and films. With Dr Shashank Shah and Poonam Shah on Anti-Obesity Day launching Healthy India, Healthy Pune initiative.
Varsha Gaikwad : Cabinet Minister from Maharashtra government and the Minister for School Education Department of Maharashtra.
Prof M N Navale : He is the founder President of the Sinhgad Technical Education Society. A well-known educationist from Pune.
Both awarding Dr Shashank Shah “The Healthcare Leader in Bariatric & Obesity” NavBharat Healthcare Summit 2020.
K.B Grant : One of the first and respected cardiologists in India and the founder of Grant Medical Foundation, which runs the Ruby Hall Clinic, a nationally accredited hospital in Pune. The Government of India honoured him, posthumously in 2011, with Padma Bhushan.
Parvez Grant : He is Chief Cardiologist & Chairman of Cardiovascular services & Managing Trustee at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune.
Late Mr Vilasrao Deshmukh : He was a politician who served two terms as the Chief Minister of the state of Maharashtra. He also served in the Union cabinet as the Minister of Science and Technology, Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Minister for Panchyat Raj, Rural Development & Minister of Earth Sciences.
Dr Shashank Shah with the three eminent personalities at Laparo Obeso Centre’s and country’s very first Laparoscopic Obesity conference in 2005 where Vilasrao Deshmukh was the Chief Guest for the inauguration function.
Manish Wadhwa : Television and Film Actor and Voice over Artist, best remembered for epic role of Chanakya in TV serial Chandragupta Maurya.
Gulabrao Pol : An IPS Officer and the ex Police Commissioner of Pune City.
Dr Henry Buchwald : An Austrian-American surgeon and academic. He is the Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering. He has an M.D. Degree, MSc in Biochemistry and a PhD in Surgery. He is known as one of the Father of Bariatric Surgery.
Devendra Fadnavis : He is the current Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra government from Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been two time Chief Minister of Maharashtra State.
Gangadharrao Patwardhan : The rulers of Miraj state belonged to the Patwardhan dynasty and bore the title 'Rao'. Gangadhar Rao II "Bala Sahib Patwardhan" is the present “raje” of Miraj.
Sudhir Gadgil : A prominent interviewer who has spent four decades interviewing personalities from different fields brining Indian politics, sports and culture closer to Marathi audiences. Sudhir Gadgil and Dr Shah discussing the minutes of the program that he hosted and compered for LOC.
Ranjitsinh Naik Nimbalkar : Politician and member of the 17th Lok Sabha, representing Madha constituency, Maharashtra. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. With Dr Shah at LOC.
Jackie Shroff : Indian Cinema actor who has been in the industry for over 4 decades. Dr Shah being felicitated by him at the Rotary Tree Plantation Event.
Saleel Kulkarni : A Marathi music composer, singer and author. Dr Shah with Saleel Kulkarni at an event organized in IMA, Pune.
Swetha Kumar Ranga Rao : A descendant of the Bobbili royal family from Andhra Pradesh. Dr Shashank Shah performed a corrective surgery for a life threatening complication that he had from a previous surgery performed at another centre.
Ulhas DholePatil : Ex-Mayor of Pune and a senior NCP leader was operated by Dr Shah for Hernia and Bariatric Surgery.
RoopKumar Rathod : an Indian music director and playback singer. With Dr Shah at a Bariatric Conference.
David Cummings : A renowned Endocrinologist from Seattle, Washington.
Dr Uday Phadke : A renowned Diabetologist from Pune, India. With Dr Shashank Shah and Dr Poonam Shah at the ADA’S 76th Scientific Session after Dr Shah’s Presentation on a research all these renowned personalities worked on.
Walter Pories : Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology. He is the editor in chief or associate and editor on a number of journals. With Dr Poonam Shah at an International Conference
Ajay Upadhyay : A well known Bariatric Surgeon from Oakland, USA with Dr Shah at the BEST Metasurg life surgery conference in Pune as an International faculty.
Arya Sharma : Is a Professor of Medicine. In 2006 he founded and is currently Scientific Director of the Canadian Obesity Network and past-president of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. Sharing the Dias with Dr Shah at an international Conference.
Dr Bruno Dillemans : The Center of Obesity Surgery in the AZ Sint-Jan Hospital in Bruges (Belgium) is directed by Dr. Bruno Dillemans, a bariatric Surgeon. With Dr Shah at the BEST Metasurg life surgery conference in Pune as an International faculty where he performed Live Surgeries.
Dr Camilo Boza : Renowned Bariatric Surgeon from Chile, Dr Boza with Dr Shah at the BEST Metasurg life surgery conference in Pune as an International faculty where he performed Live Surgeries.
Dr Carlos Vaz : Robotic and minimally invasive Bariatric and Metabolic surgeon from Portugal. With Dr Shah at the BEST Metasurg life surgery conference in Pune as an International faculty where he performed Live Surgeries
Dr Chandra Cheruvu : is a Consultant Bariatric, Laparoscopic and Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgeon at the University Hospital North Midlands, UK. With Dr Shah at the BEST Metasurg life surgery conference in Pune as an International faculty where he performed Live Surgeries.
Dr David Cummings : A renowned Endocrinologist from Seattle, Washington. Visited LOC for collaborative research in Surgical Treatment of Diabetes.
Dr Faruq Badiuddin : Bariatric, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeon with over 35 years of experience, from Dubai, at the BEST Metasurg conference in Pune as an International faculty where he performed Live Surgeries.
Dr Manoel Galvao Neto : Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Bariatric surgeon from Sao Paulo, Brazil in Pune for the BEST Metasurg Conference as an International faculty where he performed Live Surgeries.
Anand Raaj Anand : He is an Indian composer, lyricist and playback singer in the Hindi film industry, with Dr Shah
Dr Ralph DeFronzo : Dr. Ralph DeFronzo graduated from Yale University with a degree in biology and biochemistry before going on to Harvard Medical School. Following internal medicine training at Johns Hopkins, he completed fellowships in Endocrinology and Nephrology. Dr. DeFronzo led the U.S. development of metformin, the first-line medication for treatment of diabetes, and ushered it through FDA approval in 1995. More recently, he discovered a new approach to diabetes treatment that targets glucose reabsorption in the kidneys. This work led to the development and approval of other widely used drugs, including dapagliflozin, empagliflozin, and canagliflozin. His most recent work, along with Dr. Bruno Doiron, has led to a possible cure for type 1 diabetes and is being developed by studies in large animals. Dr DeFronzo and Dr Shashank Shah at University of Texas, met for a discussion on Research and Publications.
Dr Kasama Kazunori : Bariatric Surgeon from Japan and the President of IFSO- APC Chapter with Dr Shashank Shah at an International Conference
Dr Lilian Kow : General and Bariatric surgeon from Australia is the President of IFSO International. With Dr Shah at the BEST Metasurg life surgery conference in Pune as an International faculty where he performed Live Surgeries
Dr Mal Fobi :Dr Fobi is also known as Hollywood’s Weight loss Surgeon from U.S.A, is a Bariatric surgeon who has various patented procedures and inventions to his credit. Dr Fobi as one of the faculties at the BEST Metasurg Conference held in Pune by Laparo Obeso centre.
Dr Nilton Kawahara : Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon with a PhD in Surgery from Brazil. He is the Co-ordinator and Creator of the International Bariatric Endoscopic Surgical Trends (BEST). Dr Kawahara with Dr Shah at BEST Metasurg Conference organized in Pune by Laparo Obeso Centre
Cynthia Buffington : PhD and a world renowned expert on the Health Impact of Obesity. She is also the Director of Research and Education at the Celebrations Hospital, Florida, USA. Dr Cynthia with Dr Poonam Shah at the World Congress IFSO, an International Obesity Conference.
Dr Nicola Scopinaro : Pioneer Bariatric Surgeon and the originator of Bilio-pancreatic Diversion Surgery. He is the Founder and Honorary President of IFSO. With Dr Shashank Shah at an International Conference
Mr Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar : An Ex- Cabinet Minister for Labour Skill Development & Entrepreneurship till 2019. Dr Shah in discussion with him at the Maharashta Health and Wellness Tourism Conference.
Mr Jaykumar Rawal : An Ex- Cabinet Minister for Food & Drugs Administration, Tourism and protocol for Government of Maharashtra. With Dr Shah at the Maharashta Health and Wellness Tourism Conference, where Dr Shah, The pioneer bariatric surgeon in Asia spoke on Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Health.
Dr Harvey Sugarmen : General and Bariatric Surgeon and Past President of ASMBS with Dr Shashank Shah.
Tracy Martinez, Blanca Rios, Luis Pedraza : IFSO Integrated Health Committee Members, Blanca is Ex-Integrated Heath Chariman, Tracy the present Chairman with Dr Poonam Shah the first Integrated Health Team member from India.
Dr Galvov Neto, Dr Almino Ramos, Dr Poonam Shah and Dr Shashank Shah at IFSO London