Amit K. Surve

Amit K. Surve
Bariatric Research Specialist at Bariatric Medicine Institute, U.S.A.


Dr. Surve has been an active researcher in the field of obesity since 2012. Dr. Surve had a major research interest in problems related to obesity, and the various surgical techniques for the surgical treatment of severe obesity and their beneficial effects on obesity comorbidities. Dr. Surve is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Surgery for Journal of Obesity Management. He first began his research work as a Research Associate and Medical Officer at Asian Bariatric and Cosmetics Pvt. LTD, Ahmedabad, India, under Dr. Mahendra Narwaria. Later, he even went to do his externship in Bariatric & Colorectal Cancer Surgery under guidance of Dr. Luc Lemmens in Belgium, Europe. He has clinical experience of working under reputed doctors like Dr. Kelvin Higa, Dr. Keith Boone, and Dr. Saber Ghiassi at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Fresno, California. During his externship, he also extended his research work in Pulmonary care at Fresno community hospital, where he coordinated Asthma and COPD projects. Once finished with his externships, he joined Bariatric Medicine Institute, Utah as a Research Coordinator under Dr. Daniel Cottam, a well know bariatric surgeon in the Unites States. He is currently working as Bariatric Research Specialist at Bariatric Medicine Institute, Utah, U.S.A. Dr. Surve?s research focuses on the Stomach intestinal pylorus sparing surgery (SIPS). He has published more on SIPS surgery more than any other author worldwide. Also, he was one of the first group of authors to publish on SIPS surgery in the literature. Dr. Surve also has various grants for coordinating research in the field of Bariatric. In addition, he is an active member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and International federation for the surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). He has also presented his various research works at well-known annual meetings of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and ASMBS. Also, he was an invited speaker for numerous national and international surgical meetings. He has made various surgical videos for patients, surgeons and has also published several video case reports in renowned journals. Dr. Surve has many publications of groundbreaking work. He is also an expert reviewer for journal like Annals of Surgery, British Journal of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Surgery, The American Journal of Medicine, Gastroenterology, British Medical Journal, International Journal of Surgery, and many more. He also serves as a Member of the Editorial Board of Health Economics & Outcome Research, Journal of Diabetes and Obesity, Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy, Journal of Anesthesia and Surgery, and many other journals.

Research Interest

surgical treatment, Obesity.