VIGOS is a joint venture of Vadodara's two most experienced and senior Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal and Obesity Surgeons - Dr Kalpesh V Jani & Dr Samir Contractor. Both are well trained in the respective fields and have been practicing in Vadodara for the past 15 years. They have, to their credit more than 8000 laparoscopic procedures between them.

The VIGOS team approach ensures the best quality care for the patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery, GI surgery and Obesity surgery. They work in a state of the art setup with all the latest technology needed to give optimum results.

Dr. Samir Contractor

MS., FRCS (Edin, UK), FMAS

He graduated from Medical college Baroda in the year 1995 and then finished his masters in general surgery in the year 1998. He then finished his FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 2001. He also did his fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery from Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi. He has been practicing as Laparoscopic GI and Obesity Surgeon in Vadodara since last 15 years. He is also a member of various societies and Associations.

  • IAGES (Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeon)
  • ASI (Association of Surgeons of India)
  • GPA
  • GMC (UK)
  • ACRSI (Association of Colorectal Surgeons of India)
  • AMASI (Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India)
  • OSSI (Obesity Surgery Society of India)

Dr. Kalpesh Jani


Dr Kalpesh Jani is a consultant surgical Gastroenterologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon practicing in Baroda. He is a qualified superspecialist in the field of laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery. He has published more than 50 papers in national and international journals. He is an invited faculty at state, national and international conferences. He is on the editorial board of the reputed academic journals like World Journal of Gastroenterology, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Clinical Reviews and Opinions, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Journal of Minimal Access Surgery, Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques, etc. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS). He is also a founding member and an active Executive Committee Member of the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI). He has several awards to his credit, including the First AMASI Presidential Gold Medal for Best Video. His procedural videos are also included in the library of the American College of Surgeons. He runs an active obesity management program for the last 8 years. More than 200 success stories of weight loss following obesity surgery are to his credit. He is also a member of various societies and Associations.

  • SAGES (Society of American Gasterointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons)
  • FACS (Fellow of the American College of Surgeons)
  • FICS (Fellow of the International College of Surgeons)
  • ASI (Association of Surgeons of India)
  • AMASI (Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India)
  • IHPBA (International Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association, Indian Chapter)
  • IASG (Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology)