DEPARTMENT OF LAPAROSCOPIC & METABOLIC SURGERY
Dr. R. Padmakumar, MBBS, DNB, MNAMS, DipALS, FAIS, FIMSA, FCLS, FRCS (GL) | Sr. Consultant Laparoscopic & Metabolic Surgeon
Our Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery Department has Dr R Padmakumar as Visiting Consultant. He received his training in Laparoscopy and cancer surgery from prestigious institutions including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital - New Delhi, TATA Memorial Hospital - Mumbai and Apollo Cancer Hospital - Chennai.
Dr Padmakumar has 20 years of experience in Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures. He is an eminent Bariatric Surgeon and one of the pioneers in performing Surgical treatment of Type II Diabetes and Obesity. He is well known for Endoscopic (key hole) thyroid surgery. Other procedures like Stapler Haemorrhoidectomy, Varicose vein surgery are also done with very good outcome. Bowel surgery and hernia surgery are other areas of excellent surgical treatment performed through key hole surgery in the department.
Dr Padmakumar is a well reputed faculty for Surgical workshops and CME's across India and abroad. He is the HOD - Department of Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgery at Sunrise Group of Hospitals, Kochi and also visiting Specialist Surgeon at International Modern Hospital (IMH) - Dubai and Venniyil Medical Center (VMC) Sharjah.