Dr. Tulip - Bariatric Surgeon in Bangalore

Dr. Tulip

Consultant- Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeon

Dr. Tulip, a distinguished Bariatric surgeon, brings more than two decades of invaluable experience to the field. With a focus on Bariatric surgery and Laparoscopic procedures, she has honed her skills to perfection. Her wealth of knowledge and expertise ensure that patients receive the highest standard of care, whether it’s addressing obesity-related health concerns through Bariatric surgery or performing a range of minimally invasive Laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Tulip’s dedication to her craft is evident in her commitment to delivering superior results and improved quality of life for her patients, making her a trusted and respected figure in the medical community.


Dr. Tulip has obtained several notable certifications in bariatric surgery, including FMIS(Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery), FIAGES(Fellowship of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons), FALS(Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery), and FMIBS(Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery), USA. Her training in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery was completed at the University of Minnesota under the mentorship of Dr. Sayeed Ikramuddin. Notably, Dr. Tulip has been honored with the “Surgeon of Excellence” (SOE) designation in Bariatric and Metabolic surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) in the USA.


  • Dr. Tulip specializes in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, General Surgery, and Minimal Access Surgery(Laparoscopic Surgery)
  • Following the completion of her master’s degree in general surgery, she pursued advanced training in Minimally Invasive Surgery through the Rajiv Gandhi University in Bangalore. Subsequently, she further honed her skills with a fellowship in Bariatric Surgery at the University of Minnesota in the USA.
  • Dr. Tulip is an accomplished advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon who practices in Bangalore. She provides her expertise at TODS- Dr. Tulip’s Obesity and Diabetes Surgery Centre, as well as Vikram Hospital and A.V Hospital.
  • Dr. Tulip has earned the prestigious “Surgeon of Excellence” (SOE) recognition in the realm of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery from the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) based in the United States.
  • She has showcased her expertise through live demonstrations of various Bariatric surgeries, including Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass, Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Banded Gastric Bypass. These demonstrations have taken place at both national and international conferences held in cities such as Montreal, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Mysore, Bellary, Belgaum, and Hassan, under the umbrella of IFSO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders).
  • Dr. Tulip possesses significant experience in performing redo surgeries, addressing cases where individuals have regained weight after their initial bariatric surgery. These redo surgeries encompass procedures like converting Sleeve Gastrectomy to Mini-Gastric Bypass, Sleeve to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, and Band to Bypass.
  • In addition to her specialization in Bariatric surgery, Dr. Tulip also excels in a range of advanced laparoscopic procedures, including Rectopexy, Abdominoperineal Resection (APR), Low Anterior Resection (LAR), Gastrectomy, Colectomy, Nissen’s Fundoplication, and Heller’s Cardiomyotomy.
  • Dr. Tulip is a respected faculty member in the two-year fellowship program dedicated to bariatric surgery offered through Rajiv Gandhi University. This program equips aspiring surgeons with the skills and knowledge needed to perform bariatric surgeries effectively.
  • She actively contributes to the training of surgeons and gynecologists in the field of laparoscopy, helping them transition from conventional surgery to basic laparoscopic techniques through short-term training programs.
  • Dr. Tulip has further expanded her impact by pursuing a course in medical animation. Her efforts have resulted in the creation of educational videos tailored to surgeons and gynecologists, providing them with a valuable resource for learning surgical techniques and gaining exposure to a wide array of procedures. 

Achievements of Dr Tulip

  • Dr. Tulip holds the distinction of being the first female surgeon in the country to actively participate in an International Bariatric Surgery Workshop. 
  • She has contributed significantly to digital learning by co-authoring video books that cover a wide array of topics, including “100 Techniques for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy,” “Laparoscopic Hernia: An In-depth Guide,” and “Video Book: Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery.” 
  • Dr. Tulip plays an integral role in the research and development efforts at the BEST Institute Bangalore, particularly in the creation of a cutting-edge Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Simulator. 
  • Since 2010, she has served as a dedicated faculty member for Laparoscopic Bariatric Training Courses, sharing her wealth of knowledge and expertise. 
  • Dr. Tulip is also a respected faculty member for the Bariatric Fellowship Program offered through Rajiv Gandhi University, where she imparts her insights to aspiring bariatric surgeons. 
  • Her illustrious career includes the performance of numerous live surgeries at various conferences and workshops, showcasing her proficiency and contributions to the field.