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Dr. R Batra

Consultant General& Laparoscopic Surgery
Alchemist Hospital
Sector 21, Chandigarh

Brief Biography:

More than 12 years experience after post graduation (1998) as practicing General and Laparoscopic Surgeon. Working in a multispeciality hospital with full time institutional, professional model work culture. Special areas of interest are Diabetic foot, breast Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery and Piles surgery


Academic positions:

  • 3 year Senior Residency in the department of General Surgery, at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, Chandigarh, from 12- 04-1999 to 11- 04- 2002.


Registrar in the department of Surgery from 01-01-1998 to 31-10-1998 at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, Dist: Wardha, Maharashtra


  • The Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) Life Member (No. 12503)
  • Chandigarh Surgical Society. Life Member (No. 101)
  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India. Life Member (No. 1604)
  • Indian Medical Association, Chandigarh



  • Fellowship of Association of Surgeons of India (FAIS)
  • Fellowship of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (FMAS)

Research interests:

BatraRK, Cryosurgery and ligation (Cryo-plication) of symptomatic hemorrhoids – “an ideal procedure”. Initial experience and review of literature. Indian J Surg 2008; 70: 130-34.


Batra RK, Sandhu NS. Jejunal diverticulosis with enterolith- Presenting as acute intestinal obstruction. Indian J Surg 2005; 67: 217-19.


Bawa AS, Batra RK, Singh R. Management of inguinal hernia with benign prostatic hyperplasia: Simultaneous inguinal Hernioplasty with Transurethral resection of prostate. Int. Uro and Nephro 2003; 35(4): 503-506.  


Kaushik R, Sharma R, Batra R, Yadav TD, Attri AK, Kaushik SP. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy- an Indian experience of 1233 cases. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 2002; 12: 21-25.

Papers presented at Conferences/CME’s:

  • “Creating awareness about the painless nature of breast cancer lump is important in developing countries”. Paper presented at ASICON-2009 at Coimbatore on 28.12.2009.
  • Paper read in National Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO) 1998 at Khajuraho on “Diagnostic Value of Bone Marrow Examination in Distant Metastasis of Carcinoma Breast” in Oct./Nov. 1998.
  • “Study of Breast Cancer pattern in a rural hospital”, paper presented in Vth Annual Conference of the Association of Gynaecological Oncologists of India (AGOI), at Sewagram. Dist: Wardha, Maharashtra in Sept.1996.



Conferences/CME attended:


  1. Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop at Government Medical College, Yeotmal. Maharashtra in Feb. 1997.


  1. International Symposium on Recent Trends in Mental Health and CME at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS), Sewagram. Dist: Wardha, Maharashtra on Sept. 19- 20, 1997.


  1. International Symposium and Workshops in Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi on Nov. 21- 23, 1997.


  1. CME on Interventional Radiology at Government Medical College, Nagpur in Feb. 1998.


  1. CME on Diet Management in Medicine, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh on Sept. 3, 2000.


  1. 21st Annual Conference of Northern Chapter Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) at Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh on Nov. 10- 12, 2000.


  1. International Laparoendoscopic Live Workshop on “Laparoendoscopic Procedures” in Surgery & Urology, at Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh on Oct 5th- 6th, 2002.


  1. “HANDS ON” Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop at Gattani Endosurgery Research & Education Center, Udaipur (Raj) on September13-14, 2003.


  1. Live workshop on Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgery at Department of Surgery, Command Hospital (WC), Chandimandir (Haryana) on 6th & 7th December 2003.


10. 6TH National Conference of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons on Endoscopic Surgery held at Ludhiana, Punjab (India) from 19th to 21st February 2004.


11. ASICON-2004- LXIV Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India at Hyderabad from 26-30th December 2004.


12. CME Programme – Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology at Silver Oaks Hospital Mohali, Punjab on 6th February 2005.


13. AMASICON-2005. The Inaugural International Conference –cum-Live Workshop on Minimal Access Surgery at AIIMS, New Delhi from 17-20th March 2005.


14. NC-ASICON 2005. 25th Annual Conference/ CME/ Live Workshop at Govt. Medical College Patiala, Punjab from 1st- 3rd October 2005.


15.  ASICON-2005- LXV Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India & SAARC Surgeons Congress at Jaipur from 25-30th December 2005.


16. AMASICON-2007, at Hyderabad from Feb 9th-11th, 2007


17. ASICON-2009- Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India at Coimbatore (TamilNadu) from 25th to 30th December 2009.


18. AMASICON-2010 at Jaipur from April 29th to May 2nd, 2010.




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