Dr. R. Padmakumar is a Sr. Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon. He has been changing lives through Keyhole Surgery. He is renowned for new and improved treatment techniques, hailed as a leading Obesity Surgeon in India & UAE. He has got more than 20 years of hands-on experience in laparoscopic Surgery in major hospitals across India and has completed more than 5000 cases of Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries. With national and international repute, he is one of the pioneers in performing surgical treatment of non-obese diabetics.
He is the first surgeon to win approval from the UAE’s Ministry of Health to conduct Keyhole surgery for diabetes.
He has the unique description of being an expert Bariatric surgeon who is highly skilled in endoscopic thyroidectomy, thoracoscopy, laparoscopic colorectal and hernia surgery as well.
His achievements include:
A retrospective analysis of 200 axillary route thyroidectomy cases. Background: Thyroid disorders are common in women. The surgical solution available in most places is open thyroidectomy, which can ultimately lead to unsightly scar formation. This can be cosmetically unappealing, especially for women. The endoscopic thyroidectomy is a very good alternative to the traditional open thyroidectomy.Read More
Total endoscopic excision of branchial cyst in a child aged 3 years. This is the case report of a three-year-old female Arab child who presented with a neck swelling since one year of age. Physical examination was suggestive of a 6 × 4 cm swelling in the right lateral neck, which was dumbbell shaped, deep to sternocleidomastoid muscle on either side of the muscle.Read More Science Direct
Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Hybrid Surgery for Ileal Interposition (MIHSII) for the Resolution of Type 2 Diabetes. Aim. To evaluate the effectiveness of minimally invasive hybrid surgery for ileal interposition (MIHSII), a novel procedure for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in patients with a body mass index (BMI) <30 kg⁄m2. MIHSII is an innovative technique in which sleeve gastrectomy is performed laparoscopicallyRead More SAGE Journals
Effectiveness of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on type 2 diabetes with BMI less than 35: A retrospective study. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) for resolving type 2 diabetes in patients with BMI >30 kg/m2. Methods: A retrospective study was conducted on 90 type 2 diabetic patients with BMI>30 kg/m2 who underwent LSGRead More
Successful bowel surgery at hemoglobin 2 g/dL without blood transfusion We were unable to find reports in the published medical literature of any cases of bowel surgery being successfully performed at such a low hemoglobin level, without blood transfusion or blood products pre or post-surgery, with the patient’s uncomplicated recovery. This study is about such a case.Read More
Associate Editor - Diabetes & Obesity International Journal (DOIJ)..Read More
As the name suggests ‘Laparo’ means abdomen, ‘Scopy’ means vision. The surgeon visualizes the inner parts of the patients...Read More
A life-long, progressive, life-threatening, genetically-related, multi-factorial disease of excess fat storage.Read More