Dr Sanjoy Kumar

Director - GI Surgery, GI Oncology and Bariatric Surgery Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences



Performed over 25,000 Gastrointestinal Surgeries both Laparoscopically and Open

Performed the first Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic hernia repair in Bihar

Performed maximum number of Bile Duct Surgeries in Bihar

Dr. Sanjoy Kumar is Director, GI Surgery, GI Oncology and Bariatric Surgery in Jay Prabha Medanta Super Speciality Hospital, Patna. He completed his MBBS from NMCH, Patna and MS from PMCH, Patna. Dr. Kumar pursued his higher surgical training in the UK and advanced laparoscopic training from Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. He has over 25 years of experience and holds expertise in gastrointestinal surgery, therapeutic endoscopy, colorectal surgery, hernia surgery and hepatobiliary surgery. He has performed over 25,000 gastrointestinal surgeries using laparoscopic & open techniques, and maximum number of bile duct surgeries in the state. Dr. Sanjoy Kumar also pioneered laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repair in Bihar.

Medical Qualifications

FRCSThe Royal College of Surgeons, UK1994
MS (General Surgery)PMCH, Patna, Bihar1990
MBBS (Hons)NMCH, Patna Bihar1986

Specialization and Expertise

  • Advanced laparoscopic and hernia surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Upper GI surgery
  • Hepatobiliary surgery

Memberships & Certifications

  • Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo surgeons.
  • Association of Colorectal Surgeons of India

Awards & Accomplishments

  • V N Singh Gold Medal for best paper (ASI) 2005, 2005
  • First MBBS, Specialty of Medicine Awarded Gold medal, 1986, 1986


  • Cross Ctapled Anastomosis and Deep Radiotherapy in Rectal Cancer :   Cross stapled Anastomosis and Deep Radiotherapy in rectal cancer. Nottingham 1997, 1997
  • JASS Classification for Rectal Cancer :   JASS classification for Rectal cancer Is it On? Jersey 1998, 1998
  • Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis :   Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis ASI 1989, 1989
  • FNAC for Deep Seated :   FNAC for deep seated lesions ASI 1989, 1989