Excellence in Laparoscopy Award 2017

best laparoscopic surgeon


Singapore July 24, 2017:  Dr. R. Padmakumar, Senior Consultant Laparoscopic Surgeon, Kochi was recently presented the Award for Excellence in Laparoscopy at the 2nd Icons of Healthcare Summit & Awards in Singapore on July 21, 2017. (more…)

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Laparoscopic Hernia Repair – How to Learn at Ease


Our book and CDs on “Laparoscopic Hernia Repair – How to Learn at Ease’ published by Jaypee Books getting released during SELSICON, IHSCON by Dr H. S. Assopa and Dr. M. C. Misra

Salient features of the book are as given below:
  • book has step by step description to help the Surgeon do the procedure with Confidence.
  • Voice over in CDs by Dr R Padmakumar, renowned faculty in Hernia Surgeries and President of Indian Hernia Society
  • Book and CDs from the best hands on training center in the World
  • 20 years of practical experience and teaching experience on the procedure.
  • book has Forward from Prof. Dr M.C. Misra, Director- AIIIMS, NewDelhi
  • Details of Anatomy to complications
  • All types of hernias  lap repairs described meticulously to guide at every point.
  • Trouble shooting during hernia repair
  • Innovations in ventral hernia repair



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Dr Padmakumar Visiting Oman for Consultation and Surgery few days every month


Starcare Hospital announced the launch of the Department of Metabolic Surgeries (commonly called weight loss surgeries) under the leadership of renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Padmakumar who holds multiple postgraduate degrees.  He is a clinician of international repute and stature, having pioneered the sub-speciality of advanced laparoscopic surgeries.  In an illustrious career spanning more than two decades, Dr Padmakumar has successfully completed more than 6000 laparoscopic hernia surgeries alone.  He is among the pioneers of surgical treatment of diabetes, and one of the very few surgeons licensed to conduct keyhole surgery for non-obese diabetics in GCC.  He is also among the elite surgeons in the world performing endoscopic thyroidectomy (scarless thyroid operation through axilla).  With many international feats to his credit, he is also the inventor of the Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ileal Interposition called Hybrid Technique.  Being a highly talented surgeon, he is also known for his innovation, ‘Abdominoplasty with Sleeve Gastrectomy’.  Dr Sadik Kodakat, Chairman of Starcare Group, expressed his delight in welcoming Dr Padmakumar to the medical team in the Sultanate and urged everyone to benefit from his expertise.  (more…)

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Sleeve gastrectomy can help check obesity and diabetes


News In Oman Tribune, Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Sleeve gastrectomy had led to recovery from obesity and diabetes in 85 percent of patients, said a leading laparoscopic and metabolic surgeon, here, on Tuesday.

Sleeve gastrectomy or surgical removal of a part of the stomach “can solve problems related to obesity and diabetes and medical problems associated with them, and 85 percent of patients get relief from their ailments”, said Dr Padmakumar Pillai, Starcare Hospital’s consultant general for laparoscopic and bariatric surgery.   (more…)

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Royal Oman Police Hospital – Talk on Advances in Metabolic Surgery










Dr. R. Padmakumar with Director General of Medical Service and other senior faculty while at the CME conducted at Royal Oman Police Hospital.  Dr Padmakumar speaks on the topic of “Advances in Metabolic Surgery”.

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Contact Details

Dr. R. Padmakumar
Senior Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon &
Director - Minimally Invasive Surgery Institute Internationale (MISII)
(Specialist in Laparoscopy, Hernia, Cancer, Obesity, Diabetes Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Intragastric Balloon)
Keyhole Clinic, Thammanam Road, Plarivattom, Kerala, Kochi, India
KIMS Kochi, Pathadipalam, Edapally, Kerala, Kochi, India
Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kerala, Kochi, India

Consultant Surgeon
Starcare Hospital, Mawaleh, Seeb, Muscat, Oman (+968 24557200)
Medeor 24x7 Hospital, Dubai (+971 4 350 0600)
Venniyil Medical Center, Sharjah (+0971 (6) 56 82258)

Mobile: +919447230370, +919846320370 (India)
Mobile: 00971567581025 (UAE)
Email: drrpadmakumar@gmail.com


National President - Indian Hernia Society
GC Member, Association of Surgeons of India
Vice President- Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India
Jt. Secretary - Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Founder Member, Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society Of India
Founder Member, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
International Faculty of IASGO on Hernia and Diabetic Surgery
International Faculty of IFSO on Diabetic Surgery
Associate Editor : Diabetes and Obesity International Journal