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Dr. Chaitanya P. Garg

Professor – Surgery

Educational Qualification
  • MS (Gen. Surg)  [MS University, INDIA] 2002
  • MBBS  [ MS University, INDIA] 1999
Professional Career
Teaching Experience
  • Professor of Surgery, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU (UAE) May 2016 – till date
  • Associate Professor in Surgery, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU (UAE) Jan 2010 – Apr 2016
  • Associate Professor in Surgery, Govt. Medical College, Surat (INDIA) Oct 2009 – Jan 2010
  • Assistant Professor in Surgery, Govt. Medical College, Surat (INDIA) Mar 2004 – June 2009. 
Clinical Experience
  • Professor of Surgery, RAKCOMS and RAK Hospital (UAE) 2017 – till date
  • Associate Professor in Surgery, RAKCOMS & Saqr Hospital, (UAE) 2010 – 2016
  • Associate Professor in Surgery, Govt. Medical College & New Civil Hospital, Surat (INDIA) 2009 – 2010
  • Consultant General Surgeon, New Life Hospital, Surat (INDIA) Jul – Sep 2009
  • Assistant Professor in Surgery, Govt. Medical College & New Civil Hospital, Surat (INDIA) 2004 – 2009
  • Consultant General Surgeon, Vaman Hospital, Vadodara (INDIA) 2003 - 2004
Administrative Experience
  • Surgery Clinical curriculum design & development of MBBS Course as Associate Professor (2010-16) RAKCOMS (UAE) & Professor (2016 onwards)
  • Chairperson of CME Committee, RAKMHSU (UAE) 2017 onwards
  • Secretary of CME Committee, RAKMHSU (UAE) 2010-2017
  • Clinical Co-ordinator for MBBS Year 5 Students, RAKCOMS (UAE) 2010-2015
  • Member of organizing committee, Gujarat Surgical Conference, 2004,2009, Surat (India)
  • Hospital Incharge, Vaman Hospital, Sankheda, Gujarat (India)
Achievements/ Awards/ Interests
Achievements / Awards
  • Organized various Accredited CMEs at RAKMHSU since 2011
  • Founder member of Spectrum Toastmasters Club at RAKMHSU in 2011
  • Best Paper at GUJSURGCON 2009, (INDIA)
  • Fellowships of Surgical Associations (ASI, IAGES, AMASI) 2006 – 2008
  • Humanitarian Services Award by VM Hospital (India) 2004
Interests
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery
  • Medical Education
  • Photography
Publications & Research
Research Profile
Publications (Selected)
  • Chavda S, Garg C, George BT, Allah B. Posterior Tibial Tendon Injury - Is missed diagnosis a possibility? Should it be suspected in all ankle eversion sprains? - A Case Report. In International Journal of Scientific Research 2020 ; 9 (10) doi 10.36106/ijsr
  • Garg CP, Sharma PK, Patel GR, Malik PB. Sutureless meshplasty in lumbar hernia. In Surgical Innovations 2011; 18: 285-288 
  • Garg CP, Vaidya BB, Chengalath MM. Efficacy of laparoscopy in complicated appendicitis. In the International Journal of Surgery 2009;7:250-52 
  • Vaidya BB, Garg CP, Shah JB. Laparoscopic repair of perforated peptic ulcer with delayed presentation. In the Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 2009;19:153-56
  • Garg CP, Bhatnagar AM, Parmar CD, Darshan JR, Sehgal RA. Comparative study of skin staples and polypropylene sutures for securing the mesh in Lichtenstein’s Tension-Free Inguinal Hernia Repair : A Prospective Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. In the  Indian Journal of Surgery 2004;66:152-5
Service to Profession
Reviewer in Journals
  • Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
  • International Surgery
Memberships of Professional Associations
  • Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia ( ELSA)
  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India ( AMASI )
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons  (IAGES)
  • Association of Surgeons of India  ( ASI )
  • Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons of India  ( ACRSI )
  • Gujarat State Surgeons Association ( GSSA )
  • Indian Medical Association ( IMA )
Membership of Committees
  • Chairperson of CME Committee, RAKMHSU (UAE) 2017 onwards
  • Secretary of CME Committee, RAKMHSU (UAE) 2010-2017
  • Member of College Council Committee, RAKCOMS since 2015
  • Member of Clinical Curriculum Committees since 2010 
  • Member of Examination Committee- RAKMHSU, since 2015
  • IT Coordinator, RAKCOMS since 2016
Continuing Education
Conferences/ CMEs/ Workshops
  • Invited lectures/ resource person for workshops
  • CME/ workshops attended
  • Organized numerous CMEs
  • Scientific presentations at conferences
Professional Courses
  • Basic Life Support Provider Course
  • Good Clinical Practices
  • National Trauma Management Course
  • Diploma in Advanced Lap Surgery
  • AMASI  Fellowship & Skill Course
  • Observer Training in Advanced Laparoscopic procedures                 
  • Advanced Instructional Course in Coloproctology ( ACRSI )
  • Fellowship Course of  IAGES
  • Observer Training in GI Endoscopy
  • PG Introductory Course in Minimal Access Surgery