Dr. R K Mishra is a pioneer laparoscopic surgeon. He is internationally renowned for his work in Laparoscopic surgery and performed over 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries. He is a professor, scientist and, prolific author, who has written six single-authored books on Minimal Access Surgery and more than 28 chapters in different international coauthored books of Minimal Access Surgery. He has written more than a hundred articles on various topics on Minimal access surgery in different international journals. He is the editor in chief of the World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery for the last 12 years. Dr. Mishra is an active member and reviewer of the member selection committee of Society of Gastrointestinal endoscopic surgeon (SAGES).
Dr. R.K. Mishra's way of providing real laparoscopic training had no parallel in the whole world and that convinced majority of the international organization of minimal access surgery that real laparoscopic training to young and practicing surgeons is possible if like-minded people join hands and work towards achieving this goal.
Dr. Mishra is among few fortunate who has been conferred degree of Master in Minimal Access Surgery by Sir James Whyte Black (Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine) and the most prestigious Chancellor in the history of University of Dundee, United Kingdom. After mastering Laparoscopic Surgery, Dr. Mishra has further refined his robotic surgery training at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. Dr. Mishra has taken his Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from University of Strasbourg, France.