Dr. Ajay Kumar Kriplani


Dr. Ajay Kumar Kriplani

City: Gurugram

Experience: 40+ Years of Experience

Speciality: Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgeon



About Doctor

Dr. A.K. Kriplani is a commonly recognized name in India because of his skill in laparoscopic and gastrointestinal techniques. Over his 40 years in the field, he spearheaded laparoscopic medical procedure in India and aided take it to a higher level. To do a kidney relocate from a living contributor, he played out the first laparoscopic adrenalectomy, splenectomy, and nephrectomy in India. Among the numerous lofty honors and acknowledgments presented to him are the celebrated Dr. S.R. Joglekar Grant and the Dr. N. Sethuraman Discourse. Many laparoscopic specialists from India and adjoining nations, including Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, have been prepared by him. Dr. Kriplani is a clinical specialist who learned at Ravi Shankar College in Raipur, Madhya Pradesh, accepting his MBBS and MS degrees. Dr. Kriplani is popular as an instructor and live a medical procedure demonstrator at public and worldwide gatherings.

Medical Qualification

  • MBBS from Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur in 1978
  • MS – General Surgery from Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur in 1981


  • From October 1985 until March 1987, he worked as a Lecturer in Surgery at J.L.N. Medical College in Ajmer, Rajasthan.
  • From April 1987 until June 1991, he worked as an assistant professor of surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
  • From July 1991 until July 1992, he worked as an Associate Professor of Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
  • Between July 1992 to May 1996, he worked as an Additional Professor of Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
  • From May 1996 to September 2014, he worked as a senior consultant at New Delhi’s Indraprastha Apollo Hospital.
  • He worked as a senior consultant at New Delhi’s Sitaram Bhartia International Centre for Science and Research.
  • As of right now, he is a patient at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon. 

Clinical Expertise

  • Inguinal Hernia Repair Surgery
  • Abdominoperineal Resection
  • Abscess – Intra Abdominal Treatment
  • Abscess Pelvic Treatment
  • Abscess – Subphrenic Treatment
  • Amputation – Above Knee
  • Amputation – Below Knee
  • Amputation – Toe
  • Breast – Wide Excision and Axillary Sample
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastectomy – Male Subcutaneous
  • Cholecystectomy – Gallbladder Removal
  • Epididymal Cyst Removal
  • Hernia Repair – Epigastric
  • Hernia Repair – Femoral
  • Hydrocele Operation – Adult
  • Pilonidal Sinus
  • Spleen Removal – Splenectomy
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Femoral Embolectomy
  • Varicose Ulcer Treatment
  • Varicose Vein Removal
  • Haemorrhoids Treatment
  • Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy (Piles)
  • Appendicitis Treatment
  • Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Banding Surgery
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion
  • Anti Aging and Weight Loss Stem Cells Therapy
  • maestro rechargeable system
  • Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss 

Career Highlights

  • Dr. A.K. Kriplani is regarded as one of India’s finest laparoscopic and GI surgeons.
  • He has been practicing surgery for almost 40 years and was one of the first doctors in India to perform laparoscopic procedures.
  • He pioneered using laparoscopic technology in India to conduct adrenalectomy, splenectomy, and live donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation.
  • The Dr. S.R. Joglekar Award and the Dr. N. Sethuraman Oration are among the numerous international accolades he has received.
  • Hundreds of doctors in India and neighboring countries like Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan, etc. have been taught by him in laparoscopic surgery.
  • Dr. Kriplani received his MBBS and MS degrees from Ravi Shankar University in Raipur, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Dr. Kriplani has been in high demand as a speaker and live surgery demonstrator, and has been invited to venues around the country and the world.

Research and Fellowships

  • Life Member, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI).
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES).
  • Life member, Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS).
  • Founder Member, Hernia Society of India (HSI) affiliated to Asia Pacific Hernia Society.
  • Life member, Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI) affiliated with International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO).
  • Life member, Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO).
  • Life member, Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG

Awards and Recognition

  • The Dr. S.R. Joglekar Award and the Dr. N. Sethuraman Oration are two of the highest honors in his field that he received.