• Dr J H Panchal is one of the pioneers of Basic & Advance Laparoscopic Surgery in South Gujarat, since the year 2005, having 15 years of experience in the field of Basic & Advance laparoscopic Surgery as well as Laparoscopic Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery with high patient satisfaction ratio.
  • He has done his MBBS & MS (General Surgery) from Shri M P Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat (India) in the year 2000.
  • He had obtained his FMAS in the year 2012.
  • He obtained his Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery training & performed various hands on training courses at various well known institutes from India as well as abroad mainly from USA.
  • He has done his observership & fellowship courses at various national & international institutes such as Mohak Bariatrics, Indore, MP, India; Digestive Surgery Clinic, Calcutta, WB, India and Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA since 2011 to till today.
  • He is regularly attending various national & international conferences and updating himself for the latest advancement of techniques in his field.
  • He is the first person in Gujarat & the second person in India for performing Laparoscopic SASI bypass, which is designed as a metabolic procedure for resolving obesity & diabetes with high satisfactory results.
  • He has life membership in ASI, SAGES, ASMBS, OSSI, IFSO, IMA & AMASI; which are various national & international boards of accreditation.
  • At present he is running his clinic at BLUE BELL CLINIC FOR LAPAROSCOPIC & BARIATRIC SURGERY; 24, Sanskar Row House, Near Pragatinagar, Piplod, Surat-395007, Gujarat (India) as a CONSULTANT LAPAROSCOPIC, BARIATRIC & METABOLIC SURGEON.
  • He is also attached and doing surgeries at some of the major hospitals in Surat like Mahavir Trauma Hospital, Adventist Mission Hospital, Wockhardt Hospital, Sun Shine Global Hospital etc and cities around Surat like Navsari, Bardoli, Olpad, Valsad & Mumbai.
  • His current intrest of surgical practice are (A)Weight Loss Surgery; Laparoscopic Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass, SASI Bypass etc), Abdominoplasty (Tummytuk), Liposuction (B) Laparoscopic Surgery; Laparoscopic Gastro Intestinal Surgery, All varieties of Hernia Surgery, Gynaecological Surgery
  • He has his own team having himself as a team leader and having well qualified Bariatric Physician, Psychiatrist, Bariatric Councilor, Bariatric Dietician Nutritionist and Lifestyle Consultant.
  • Dr. Manish Mehta is one of the pioneers of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in South Gujarat, with more than a decade of experience in the field of Surgical Gastroenterology.
  • An MS from B J medical College, Ahmedabad, enthusiasm for excellence and improved patient care prompted Dr.Manish to get trained with national and international stalwarts in the field of GI & Laparoscopy.
  • He obtained his Diploma-Laparoscopy from EITS, France in 2004.
  • He has also received FIAGES .
  • One of the first to perform Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries in Surat, he has graphed his career with singular determination to develop, evaluate and propagate Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. The advent of Laparoscopic surgery with his hands has become a point in surgical reference of the region.
  • At present he is the Chief Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon at Excel hospital, Surat. He is the visiting Laparoscopic surgeon of many private & the premier institutes of the city.
  • He spearheads the department of the Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery at Anand Hospital & Asutosh Hospital.
  • With determination, and perseverance, he pursued the surgical treatment (bariatric surgery) of patients of morbid obesity. His deepened understanding and tenacity bore fruit with patients benefiting from Bariatric/ Metabolic Surgery surgery's. 
Consultant Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon
  • 1st fellow in Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery in Asia-Pacific region
  • 1st in College and Ranker in Karnataka State in M.S. Degree Examination
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery from St. Vincent's Hospital, South Korea
  • Fellowship in G.I. Surgery under Dr. Parul Shukla, Tata Hospital, Mumbai
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery from Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai
  • Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery under Dr. M. Lakdawala from Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai
  • Presented various papers in National and International Conferences on Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery
  • Published various research papers in National and International Journals
  • Delivered guest lectures on Advanced Laparoscopy in various Workshops
  • Co-author of Chapter on Bariatric Surgery in IAGES Book
  • Procter in courses for general surgeons in Basic Laparoscopy, Solid Organ Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopy at Ethicon Institute, Mumbai