Patient shares his experience after Scarless Thyroid Surgery

Patient shares his experience after Endoscopic Scarless Thyroid Surgery by Dr. R Padmakumar.

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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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Total endoscopic excision of branchial cyst in a child aged 3 years


View Article on Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports


  • Branchial cyst excision endoscopy.
  • Axillary approach-no neck incision.
  • First ever in a child.

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. Ultrasound scan revealed a large cyst with internal echoes in the right carotid space anteriorly. The cyst was dissected endoscopically by an axillary approach and complete excision was achieved, thus avoiding the need for a large incision in the neck. No complications noted after treatment. The lowest age at which branchial cyst excision was carried out endoscopically was 18 years as per the available literature. Hence this case seems to be the first ever endoscopic branchial cyst excision in the pediatric age group (more…)

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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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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)
Renai Medicity, 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)


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