Dr. Atul N. C Peters is the Director at the Department of Bariatric, Minimal Access & General Surgery at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi and the same under his patronship got awarded as CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE for bariatric and metabolic surgery by OSSI effective from 01.01.2020.
He operates in India, Dubai and Muscat. His particular areas of expertise include Laparoscopic & Robotic Bariatric Surgery (for Severe Obesity), Metabolic Surgery (for Diabetes) and GI Surgery. He is board certified by "National Board of Surgery" and holds professional fellowships/ memberships in various National & International Surgical societies.
With over 20 years of surgical experience his practice is now dedicated to Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery for diabetes, performing more than 300 cases annually.
Dr. Peters has been accredited the "Surgeon Of Excellence" by Surgical Review Corporation, USA that administers Surgeon Of Excellence Program through-out the world and recognizes the surgeons and healthcare facilities that provide safe, high quality surgical care. These programs promote universal care quality, regardless of the type of surgery or where the patients have their procedures performed.
Dr. Peters is also a "Certified Fitness Trainer" from International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). He runs a regular Bariatric Support Group for his patients and ends it with music therapy. He believes music heals the soul and he loves playing for his patients. Dr. Peters can play close to eighteen musical instruments, Saxophone being closest to his heart.
He is the first surgeon to start a bariatric program in North West Africa, namely Nigeria & has conducted more than 40 successful surgeries under this program.
He is the founder member of ACMOMS (Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery).
He also holds the world record of performing the highest number of Bariatric Surgeries in a day (sixteen), declared in the LIMCA BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS.