Dr. R K Mishra is a pioneer laparoscopic surgeon. He is internationally renowned for his work in Laparoscopic surgery and performed over 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries. He is a professor, scientist and, prolific author, who has written six single-authored books on Minimal Access Surgery and more than 28 chapters in different international coauthored books of Minimal Access Surgery. He has written more than a hundred articles on various topics on Minimal access surgery in different international journals. He is the editor in chief of the World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery for the last 12 years. Dr. Mishra is an active member and reviewer of the member selection committee of Society of Gastrointestinal endoscopic surgeon (SAGES). He is one of the most experienced professors of laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He has alone trained more than 11,000 surgeons, urologist, pediatric surgeon and gynecologists from more than 138 countries in laparoscopic surgery and more than 2000 in Davinci Robotic Surgery. He has vast experience of teaching laparoscopic and da Vinci robotic surgery. He is Professor of Minimal Access Surgery, and his endeavor of starting a unique university program started in Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, U. K., with Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri. He has completed his surgical residency and Master's degree in Minimal Access Surgery (M.MAS) from Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, United Kingdom.
Dr. Mishra is among few fortunate who has been conferred degree of Master in Minimal Access Surgery by Sir James Whyte Black (Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine) and the most prestigious Chancellor in the history of University of Dundee, United Kingdom. After mastering Laparoscopic Surgery, Dr. Mishra has further refined his robotic surgery training at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. Dr. Mishra has taken his Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from University of Strasbourg, France.
After returning to India from UK in year 2001 he worked at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. New Delhi. Dr. Mishra could feel the pain and concern about high cost laparoscopic surgery to Indian people and he started performing free laparoscopic surgery for needy. Due to his charity work he received Super Idol Award from Being Human Foundation, a registered charitable trust of Salman Khan. He also felt commercialization of half cooked fractured laparoscopic training available in India. These training program were in the hand of industry who make laparoscopic instruments. Keeping in mind the need of time and being the first qualified Master Minimal Access Surgeon, he started giving training of Minimal Access Surgery. Dr. Mishra is an active
Dr. R.K. Mishra's way of providing real laparoscopic training had no parallel in the whole world and that convinced majority of the international organization of minimal access surgery that real laparoscopic training to young and practicing surgeons is possible if like-minded people join hands and work towards achieving this goal. According to Dr. Mishra if you have to make the community of Minimal Access Surgeon then catch them young. Due to his dedication World Laparoscopy Hospital is center of excellence in minimal access surgery.
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