Bariatrics Department

Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity. Recent research suggests that Bariatric Procedures can be of significant help in management of Type 2 Diabetes also. The Bariatrics Department at Saifee Hospital is a participant in International Research Project on this topic.

Surgical process of tackling obesity
The surgical process of tackling obesity includes three different types of techniques that are applicable to individuals depending on the severity of their condition. Each surgical technique has various nuances and effects that result in significant amount of weight loss. We've listed the various bariatric surgical procedures below to help you better understand the procedure and how we can help.

1. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
2. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
3. Mini Gastric Bypass (M.G.B)
4. Sleeve DJB

Kindly click on the pictures given below to know more about the bariatric surgical procedures.

Help Save Eman - The Heaviest Woman in the World

Eman Ahmed from Egypt is perhaps the heaviest woman in the world. At age 36, she weighs an estimated 500 kg and is in urgent need of medical aid. It is an expensive undertaking to bring her from Alexandria to Mumbai and she will have to stay in the city for many months, in order for the medical team at Saifee Hospital to treat her in stages.

This is where your help is needed– would you consider donating to Save Eman? Every bit counts and we need every bit to get us closer to our goal. All details – from how much we aim to raise and what the funds will be used for – are available on this page: SaveEmanCause

To know more about Eman click here: Eman Ahmed Fact File

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Mini Gastric Bypass (M.G.B) Sleeve DJB

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Head of Department

Dr.Muffazal Lakdawala


Eman Ahmed is in urgent need of medical aid. This is our chance to help her live the life she deserves.