Dr. Atul Mishra is a diligent, passionate and dedicated surgeon, currently working as professor of General Surgery and Unit Head at DMC&H, Ludhiana. He has been sincerely working for the past 20 years, treating patients with surgical diseases with special interest in chest surgery.
Dr. Mishra did his MBBS and MS from King George Medical College and FRCS from Royal College of physicians and surgeons, Glasgow UK. He has been presented several certificates of honor & book prizes. He has received the Best Performance Shield from University of Hertfordshire UK . He has gained plenty of experience working in leading hospitals of India, UK and USA. He has also earned Fellowship of Johns Hopkins University, USA. He has numerous publications in well-respected international and national journals and has been an editorial reviewer in leading Journals.
Dr. Mishra is skilled in all types of complicated and advanced open abdominal and laparoscopic surgeries. He is expert in laparoscopic hernia surgery, Gall bladder stone surgery, Appendectomy, Splenectomy, Rectal prolapse repair, surgery of pancreas, liver, stomach, colon and rectum. He has immense experience in operating complex fistula in ano, pilonidal sinus (limberg flap), parotid thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
He is among the few surgeons in the country to perform VATS surgery, and has been recognized on various platforms for the same. VATS (Thoracoscopy) is a keyhole surgery technique in which surgery of chest is done by small cut using telescope. He has pioneered advanced VATS procedure and is the first surgeon to start this procedure in whole of North India. He is performing all the VATS procedure viz. lobectomy, Bullectomy, Pleurodesis, thymectomy, empyema surgery and so on. He has been doing VATS since 2004, and till now has done more than 1500 VATS procedures.
He has given several international guest lectures on various topics like VATS, hernia etc. in Baltimore USA, Honk Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Philippines etc. He has started VATS training program and participated in first all India VATS training workshop held in Mumbai as a faculty member.
He is a very enthusiastic teacher of surgery and favorite amongst undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is master in not only theoretical teaching but also personal hands on training of surgical technique. He has won many laurels in field of education as best teacher.
Being committed to his profession and open to new techniques and technology, he has been successfully trained in advanced laparoscopic and complex abdominal surgery and ROBOTIC SURGERY from Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, USA.
Dr. Mishra’s areas of special interest include- Thoracoscopic surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery