Dr. Bhushan Chittawadagi

Senior Consultant- General Surgeon


General Surgeon, Bariatric Surgeon, Laparoscopic Surgeon, GastroIntestinal Surgeon


M.B.B.S, MS (General Surgery), DNB(Surgical Gastroenterology)


16 Years

Fields Of Expertise

About Dr Bhushan Chittawadagi

Dr. Bhushan Chittawadagi is a Senior Consultant and an Advanced Laparoscopic, Gastro, and GI Cancer Surgeon at Altius Hospital. He has 16+ years of experience in the field of Laparoscopic GI & HPB Surgery making him one of the best laparoscopic surgeons in Bengaluru. Dr. Bhushan’s career has combined research, education, and clinical care. His clinical areas of expertise are on both the cancerous and non-cancerous disorders of the esophagus and stomach. Non-cancerous disorders such as the treatment and diagnosis of GERD, Barrett’s esophagus, achalasia, hiatal hernia, and para esophageal hernia among others. The cancerous disease of the esophagus and stomach as squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, GIST, and Neuroendocrine carcinoma.

Educational Qualifications

  • Surgical Gastroenterology from Gem Hospital & Research Centre(2017)
  • DNB(Surgical Gastroenterology) from New Delhi (2017)
  • M.S (General Surgery) from Dr V.M Govt Medical College(2013)
  • M.B.B.S from Shri B M Patil Medical College (2008)

Publications - Articles & Books

  1. Bhushan Chittawadagi, Sunil Nayak, R Parthasarathi, Bharath Cumar, Saravana Kumar, Ramesh, Praveenraj, Chinnusamy Palanivelu. Laparoscopic D2 Gastrectomy in Advanced Gastric Cancer: Postoperative outcomes & Long-term survival analysis. Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery.18 feb 2021. https://doi.org/10.1111/ases.12926 Feb 2021.
  2. Shankar B, Bhushan Chittawadagi, Parthasarathi R, C Palanivelu. Propensity matched analysis of short term oncological and perioperative outcomes following robotic and thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy for carcinoma esophagus- the first Indian experience. J Robot Surg. 2021 Feb 20;1-9. doi: 10.1007/s11701-021-01211-w. 3. Chittawadagi B, Senthilnathan P, Palanivelu C. Chronic encysted giant seroma post‐ventral hernia repair masquerading as peritoneal cyst and its laparo‐seroscopic management: A case report and literature review. J Minim Access Surg.2020 Sep 15. doi: 10.4103/jmas.
  3. Parthasarathi, Sharma Dhawal, Bhushan Chittawadagi, Bharath Cumar, Saravana Kumar, Chinnusamy Palanivelu. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour of stomach: Feasibility of laparoscopic resection in large lesions and its longterm outcomes. J Minim Access Surg. 2020 Feb 26. doi:10.4103/jmas.JMAS_311_18.
  4. Chittawadagi B, Senthilnathan P, Jankar SV, Sabnis SC, Parthasarathi R, Palanivelu C. Laparoscopic Roux-en Y duodenojejunostomy: A safe and physiological treatment for symptomatic annular pancreas in adults. J Min Access Surg 2020;16:121-5.
  5. Senthilnathan Palanisamy, Bhushan Chittawadagi, Sumanta Dey, Sandeep C. Sabnis, Nalankilli V.P, Rajapandian Subbiah, Palanivelu Chinnusamy. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of Colon Mimicking Advanced Malignancy: Report of Two Cases with Review of Literature. Indian J Surg (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-020-02215-w.
  6. Subbiah Rajapandian, Chittawadagi Bhushan, Sandeep C Sabnis, Manish Jain, Palanivelu Praveen Raj, Ramakrishnan Parathasarthi, Palanisamy Senthilnathan, Chinnusamy Palanivelu. Single incision multiport versus conventional laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: A matched comparison. J Minim Access Surg 2018 Jan-Mar;14(1):44-51.
  7. Palanivelu Chinnusamy, Sumanta Dey, Bhushan Chittawadagi, Srivatsan Gurumurthy, Sandeep Sabnis, Senthilnathan Palanisamy. First robotic pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy for Frantz’s tumour in an adolescent girl. J Minim Access Surg 2018 May 4. Epub 2018 May 4.
  8. R Parthsarathi, Samrat V Jankar, Bhushan Chittawadgi, Sandeep C Sabnis, S Sarvana Kumar, S Rajapandian, P Senthilnathan, P Praveen Raj, and C Palanivelu, “Laparoscopic management of symptomatic residual appendicular tip: A rare case report.,” Journal of minimal access surgery, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 154–156.
  9. S. Rajapandian, Samrat V. Jankar, Darshan S. Nayak, Bhushan Chittawadgi, Sandeep C. Sabnis, R. Sathyamoorthy, R. Parthasarathi, P. Senthilnathan, P. Praveen Raj, and C. Palanivelu. Laparoscopic management of ‘Y-shaped’ gallbladder duplication with review of literature. J Minim Access Surg. 2017 Jul-Sep; 13(3): 231–233.
  10. Rajapandian S, Jankar SV, Chittawadgi B, C. Palanivelu et al. Laparoscopic excision of rare case of recurrent presacral teratoma. Journal of minimal access surgery. 2017 Oct;13(4):315
  11. S. Palanisamy, B Chittawadagi, P Chinnusamy et al. Changing pattern of Laparoscopic internal drainage of pancreatic pseudocyst in the era of endoscopy: Experience from a tertiary centre in south India. HPB, volume 18, supplement 1, e339, 2016. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2016.02.877
  12. Chittawadgi B B, Mhetre S C, Chittawadgi B B, A morphometric analysis of diameter of blood vessels in relation to degree of eosinophils and basophils (mast cells) infiltration for analysis of severity and prognosis of acute appendicitis. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2016;3(3):463-469
  13. Jaykar R D, Kasabe P, Bhushan C, Kamble P H. Giant Retroperitoneal Lipoma: A Case Report and Review. MedPulse – International Journal of General Surgery; 1(1): 12-14.
  14. Jaykar R D, Jadhav S C, Bhushan C, Kamble P H. Compound and Multiple intussusceptions caused by inverted Meckel’s diverticulum: A rare case report. Indian Journal of Basic & Applied Medical Research; June 2013: Issue-7, Vol.- 2, P. 655-659.