Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology) & FRCS (Edinburgh)

Designation: Consultant, Gastro-Intestinal Surgery and Colorectal Surgery 

Years of experience: 12 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Surgery for Colorectal Cancer
  • Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC
  • Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's disease
  • Surgery for Complex Fistulas


Dr. Chintamani Godbole is a Colorectal Surgeon with a special interest in Colorectal oncology and Peritoneal cytoreductive surgery. His qualifications include MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai. He then completed his super-specialty training as DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology) from Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. He has had further training in the UK, where he was working for 5 years. 

His UK experience includes Fellowship in Robotic Colorectal Surgery and Fellowship in Peritoneal Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC. He was a fellow at the Basingstoke Peritoneal Malignancy Institute, which is a world-renowned Centre for Colorectal cancer surgery.

Dr. Godbole has also worked as a General/Colorectal surgical Consultant at University Hospitals Coventry, UK. He was awarded the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2018. He is a member of the Association of Colo-Proctologists of Great-Britain and Ireland. He is involved in multiple research projects, both in India and the UK and has many publications in peer-reviewed Journals.

Awards & Publications:


  • Winner of special mention video at the 9th International Colorectal Symposium, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu (Nov 2023)
  • Late Dr. Baliga Memorial Prize for securing highest marks in General Surgery by Seth Gordhandas Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 2012
  • Indian Council of Medical Research prize for research in Microbiology, year 2003-2004


  • Godbole, C., Memon, A.A. & Carr, N.J. ASO Author Reflections: Discordant Pathology in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei and Its Impact on Survival following Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol (2021).
  • Memon, A.A., Godbole, C., Cecil, T. et al. Overall Survival is More Closely Associated with Peritoneal than Primary Appendiceal Pathological Grade in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei with Discordant Pathology. Ann Surg Oncol (2021).
  • Godbole L, Godbole C, Bulchandani S. Evaluation of the Anopress® device in assessment of obstetric anal sphincter injuries in a specialist urogynaecology service. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2021 Jan; 256:397-399. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2020.11.061.
  • Covidsurg Collaborative [Godbole C, local collaborator]. Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study. The Lancet. 2020, Jul 4;396(10243):27-38. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31182-X.
  • Godbole C, Bhangu A, Bowley DM, Subramanian T, Kamarajah SK, Karandikar S. Impact of socioeconomic deprivation on short-term outcomes and long-term overall survival after colorectal resection for cancer. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2019 Dec;34(12):2101-2109.
  • Godbole, C., Mehta, J., Methil, B. et al. Perianal Paget’s Disease—a Case Report and a Review of Current Diagnosis and Management. Indian J Surg Oncol (2016). doi:10.1007/s13193-016 0548-7.
  • Vyas PK, Godbole C, Bindroo SK, Mathur RS, Akula B, Doctor N. Case-based discussion: an unusual manifestation of diaphragmatic hernia mimicking pneumothorax in an adult male. Int J Emerg Med. 2016 Dec;9(1):11.
  • Godbole C, Mangukiya D and Doctor N. Hepatobiliary actinomycosis masquerading as malignancy, a case report. Trop Gastroenterol. 2014;35(4):253-256.
  • Godbole CB, Doctor NH. Practical Application of Predictors for Pancreatic Anastomotic Failure after Pancreaticoduodenectomy, Especially in the Asian Context. Annals of Surgery. 2014 Jun 27 (Letter to Editor).
  • Godbole CB, Doctor NH. Early Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis: How Early Should It Be? Annals of Surgery. 2014 Jun 27. (Letter to Editor).



  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI))
  • Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India (ACRSI)
  • Association of Colo-Proctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
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