Patient Experiences

Whipple Surgery

Excerpts from the experience of a patient who underwent a Whipple surgery for pancreatic cancer.

The patient was discharged 5 days following the Whipple Operation and is pictured here with Dr. Agrawal in the clinic 2 weeks later.

“After the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer I did not have much hope. But Dr. Agrawal reassured me and performed the complicated operation successfully. My family and I are deeply grateful to Dr. Agrawal for giving me a new life.”


Biliary Bypass

Excerpts from the experience of a patient who underwent a Roux-en-Y hepatico-jejunostomy (biliary bypass) for a distal biliary stricture secondary to chronic pancreatitis.

Dr. Agrawal with the patient.

"I came here to India to meet Dr. Shefali. So wonderfully she attended to us. And when she met me after the operation she said that everything worked as she planned. Saying with all my heart, thanking Dr. Shefali and her family."


Subtotal Gastrectomy

Excerpts from the experience of a patient who underwent a subtotal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y gastro-jejunostomy for stomach (gastric) cancer.

“I came here from Sikkim and met Dr. Shefali who has done a great job by saving my mother’s life who is 78 years old and suffering from stomach cancer. I appreciate her work as it was a big operation and everything went alright. I am very much thankful to the doctor and have full confidence in her."

A Pancreatic Surgeon’s Vision

February 2013 Dr Ravi Gupta and Shally Makin had a candid conversation with Dr Shefali Agrawal, Senior Consultant, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi on how her surgical skills are impacting medical care in India. She talks about

Afghan national undergoes successful Whipple surgery

New Delhi, Sun, 20 Jan 2013 10:21:01 GMT Battling pancreatic cancer, Afghan national Abdul Jubar”s hope for life brightened after he underwent a successful Whipple surgery here, whose mortality rate is otherwise high. 46-year-old Jubar, a mechanic in Afghanistan underwent