Dr. Jatashankar Mohapatra

Clinical Director & HOD


Gastroenterology – Surgical, General Surgery


MBBS, MS (General Surgery)


36 Years


CARE Hospitals, Bhubaneswar

Best Gastroenterologist in Bhubaneswar

Brief Profile

Dr. Jatashankar Mohapatra is the best gastroenterologist in Bhubaneswar with 36 years of experience, renowned for his expertise in both surgical and general gastroenterology. As the Clinical Director and Head of the Department, he leads the way in providing specialized care for gastrointestinal disorders. With a focus on surgical interventions and general treatment approaches, Dr. Mohapatra offers comprehensive solutions for his patients. 

Field(s) of Expertise

  • Lap Cholecystectomy, Lap Completion Cholecystectomy.
  • Lap Splenectomy
  • Lap Orchiopexy
  • Lap Appendicectomy, Meckel's Diverticulecomy
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy, Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsies  
  • Lap Duodenal Perforation Closure
  • Lap Rectopexy, Lap Colectomy, Hemicolectomy, Anterior Resection, APR
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair -
  • (TEP, TAPP, IPOM, IPOM Plus, TARM) - Lap Incisional Hernia, Ventral Hernia, Umbilical Hernia Repair, congenital Inguinal Hernia.
  • Lap Hydatid Cyst Excision / Drainage of amebic liver abscess
  • Lap Nissen Fundoplication, Lap Cardiomyotomy, Lap Hiatal Hernia Repair, Lap Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
  • Breast Surgeries excluding Reconstruction
  • Comprehensive - General Surgical
  • Thyroid surgeries, Misc. Face Neck surgeries for non-malignant conditions


  • Barman P, Mukherjee R, Mohapatra J and Ravindran B. Pre-surgery status determines inflammation levels post-elective surgery, F1000Research 2015, 4:766 (https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.6991.1) Mummidi DS, Dugar D, Mishra RK, Mohapatra JS, Houghton T.
  • Clinicopathological Study: Management Of Diabetic Foot And Its Complications. J Pharm Biomed Sci 2015; 05(04):308-311.


  • MBBS (Honours) - SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha (1979-80)
  • MS (General Surgery) - SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha (1984)
  • Senior Residency in Surgery - Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi (1981-84)
  • Sr. Registrar – Surgical Gastroenterology and Laparoscopic Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad (1997)
  • Fellow Minimal Access Surgeon of India - FMAS
  • Ethicon Advanced Laparoscopy Training Course
  • Ethicon Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery Training Course
  • Fellowship in Bariatric (Metabolic) Surgery, GEM Obesity & Diabetes Surgery Centre (2017)
  • FALS - IAGES Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery - Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (2018)
  • Diploma in Hernia Essentials - Asia Pacific Hernia Society (2019)

Languages Known

English, Hindi and Odiya


  • ASI - Association of Surgeons of India
  • AMASI - Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • IAGES  - Indian Association of Gastroenterological Endo Surgeons
  • SELSI - Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India
  • APHS - Asia Pacific Hernia Society
  • HSI - Hernia Society of India

Past Positions

  • Clinical Director and Head; Dept of General Surgery - CARE Hospitals, Bhubaneswar. (Oct.2019 - till date)
  • Consultant - Surgery-Surgical Gastroenterology-Minimal Access Surgery - (Dec.2016- Sep 2019) - CARE Hospitals, Bhubaneswar.
  • Consultant - Surgery-Surgical Gastroenterology-Minimal Access Surgery – (2003-Nov.2016) – Neelachal Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
  • Professor - Surgery – (From July 2014 to November 2016) – Hi-Tech Medical College, Bhubaneswar
  • Visiting Professor - Surgery – (Since Dec 2016 till date) – Hi-Tech Medical College, Bhubaneswar
  • Asso. Prof – Surgery – July 2010 –July 2014 – Hi-Tech Medical College, Bhubaneswar
  • Asst. Professor – Surgery - July 2004 – July 2010  Hi-Tech Medical College, Bhubaneswar  
  • Consultant-Surgery/Sr. Consultant-Surgery/Sr. Deputy Director - (Oct. 1988 – Oct.1999 – 11years) - Kiriburu Hospital, Kiriburu-833 222, W.Singhbhum - (Bokaro Steel Plant, SAIL)
  • Asst. Medical Officer - (Jan. 1985 – Sept.1985) - Ordnance Factory Hospital, Khadki, Pune - (Ordnance Factory Board, Govt of India)

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